Speaking “Mexican” and the use of “Mock Spanish” in Children’s Books (or Do Not Read Skippyjon Jones)

The prevalence of mock Spanish is discussed - specifically its appearance in children's books. The book Skippyjon Jones is discussed briefly: its premise (a Siamese cat who pretends to be a Chihuahua) and examples of mock Spanish within it (hyperanglized Spanish used by the character.)

Posted by Andrea Ortiz on December 14, 2017

Mock Spanish

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