Context of Pigeon English

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  • Damilola Taylor
    • Context in Pigeon English
      • Gangs
        • wants people to know how dangerous gangs are
          • Understand levels of drugs, crime and antisocial behaviour in inner city London
          • He wants us to begin to understand the severity of gang crime
        • Kelman wanted to emphasise nature of gang culture
        • wants to highlight how easy it is to join gangs due to lack of role models/parentabsence/racism/stereotypes and poverty
      • Childhood
        • 'child and child violence is out of control' claims Kelman
          • reflected in murder of Damilola
        • If gang crime doesn't decrease, more deaths will occur like Damilola and Harri
          • their death seems to symbolise those who have perished due to deadly nature of gang culture.
    • After this incident, gangs were unavoidable for these boys growing up in deprived areas.
      • Gangs
        • wants people to know how dangerous gangs are
          • Understand levels of drugs, crime and antisocial behaviour in inner city London
          • He wants us to begin to understand the severity of gang crime
        • Kelman wanted to emphasise nature of gang culture
        • wants to highlight how easy it is to join gangs due to lack of role models/parentabsence/racism/stereotypes and poverty
    • This crime shocked the nation and in an interview said he was ''profoundly saddened and outraged.''
    • 10 year old young boy lost his life after being stabbed.

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