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Title: Identity formation and accommodation: Sequential and simultaneous relations
Author: Donald N. Tuten
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Institution: Emory University
Linguistic Field: Linguistic Theories; Sociolinguistics
Abstract: Trudgill argues cogently against identity and in favor of automaticity as the primary basis for accommodation in koine formation. I agree with the general thrust of his arguments, and below offer qualifications and evidence that support them, but I also present caveats and alternative views, particularly with regard to the ordering relations between identity (or identity formation) and accommodation.

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