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Lakoff, Robin Tolmach. 1982. Some of my favorite writers are literate: The mingling of oral and literate strategies in written communication. In Tannen, Deborah F., ed. Spoken and written language: Exploring orality and literacy. Ablex Publishing Company. pp. 239–260.
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L. argues that the loss of literacy is not the same as loss of culture. She illustrated a noticeable shift in our society from a literacy-based model of ideal human communication to one based on the oral mode of discourse.