Slayage 5.4 [20], May 2006

David Lavery and Rhonda V. Wilcox, Co-Editors

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Beyond Slayer Slang: Pragmatics, Discourse, and Style

in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Guest Editor: Michael Adams (Indiana University), Introduction


Cynthea Masson (Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, British Columbia), Is that just a comforting way of not answering the question?: Willow, Questions, and Affective Response in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Caroline Ruddell (Brunel University, Middlesex, UK), I am the law I am the magics: Speech, Power and the Split Identity of Willow in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Jesse Saba Kirchner (University of California, Santa Cruz), And in Some Language Thats English? Slayer Slang and Artificial Computer Generation

Mark Peters (Empire State College), Getting a Wiggins and Being a Bitca: How Two Items of Slayer Slang Survive on the Television Without Pity Message Boards

Katrina Blasingame (Columbia College, Chicago), I cant believe Im saying it twice in the same century . . . but duh . .  . The Evolution of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sub-Culture Language through the Medium of Fanfiction