In 150-300 words, explain how John McWhorter debunks â€˜the myth of Standard Englishâ€™. How does he construct his argument around the analogy of the â€˜lava lampâ€™ and the â€˜four levels of language mixtureâ€™? Be sure to look at the rubric to remind yourself of the grading parameters. Show that you have worked with the material in this unit by using examples from the text effectively.
Word on the street: Debunking the Myth of â€œpureâ€ standard english by John Mcwhorter 4th edition