Read the excerpt from their eyes were watching god. mrs. turner was a milky sort of a woman that belonged to child-bed. her shoulders rounded a little, and she must have been conscious of her pelvis because she kept it stuck out in front of her so she could always see it. which phrase from the excerpt is the best example of dialect in this excerpt?
A dialect is a particular form of idiom which is peculiar to a specific region or a social group. In this excerpt from “Their Eyes Were Watching God “ written by Zora Neale Hurston, Tea Cake is describing Mrs Turner as follows: Mrs. Turner was a milky sort of a woman that belonged to child-bed.
This line is spoken in dialect form.
In “Their Eyes Were Watching God” Zora Neale Hurston used the dialect to portray the folklore and spoken speech of a culture, the dialect includes patterns, expression and pronunciation that belong to the African-American culture in the early 20th century in the south of the country. The best example of dialect in this excerpt is “belonged to child-bed”.
B. belonged to a child-bed
Dialect refers to a pattern of speech used in a particular region or area of a country, and it involves the spelling, sounds, grammar and pronunciation used by a particular group of people and it distinguishes them from other people around them.
Also, all the other answer choices belong in the regular meanings, whereas belonged to child-bed is reserved for a particular area which makes it diffrent and a dialect.