Forbidden Language And Its Affects

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Forbidden Language and Its Affects

Forbidden Language and Its Affects


Language is one of the most vital tools in communication and it is something more than words. It comprises of written, physical and verbal expressions and it is not only a way to communicate but it is also a way to revive a culture where that language is spoken. It helps in shaping a person's identity. It also gives a personal sense of belonging. Language connects a person to the country and its ethnicity. (Lachs, 2002)

Psychological affects

When we talk about the native people whose language is forbidden in the country, we see that this attitude creates a lot of adverse affects on their psychology and on the way they behave. A person who is not allowed to speak his/her mother language in a particular country, he will not be able to communicate properly. He will have to suffer continuously while conveying what he/she exactly wants to say. People generally feel extremely suppressed by this action of the government. They are be treated as minority. People are not be able to make friends and they then feel awkward while putting forward their ideas. They will not have command on the national language and this difference will definitely create a hurdle for them. It would make it extremely difficult for the people to bring out their best. (Demorest, 1992)Suppression will destroy people's self-esteem and they feel degraded wherever they go. Other people treat such people with degradation and this eventually starts building up hatred in them. People become de-motivated and so their performance level goes down. Even the best performers are not able to bring out their best results. Students at schools face difficulty in making friends and communicating to others. This might affect the children and can be a reason ...