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#3711: On Creole Linguistisc: Blanchet comments
From: Max Blanchet <MaxBlanchet@worldnet.att.net>
It seems to me that if we were to follow Grey's
strictures, we would, to be sure, reduce Creole's
status to a form of "petit nègre."
Creole deserves much better than that!!!
We need to move beyond pure "oralité" first by
standardising the language - which has been
largely accomplished -- and then insuring
universal education in that language.
Then and only then, the genius of the Haitian people
will come into full bloom and great writers will emerge
who will follow in the trail blazed by Moriso and