Sanskrit as Prestige & English as Prestige in India

The Alchemy of English: The Spread, Functions, and Models of ...
Braj B. Kachru - 1990 - 200 pages - Preview
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Alchemy of English WHAT is THK APPROPRIATENESS of the term "alchemy" to the functions of the English language today? In a metaphorical sense, this term captures the attitudinal reactions to the status and ...

Language as Power, control of knowledge

acquiring domains of power

Constraints on MIXING - The Alchemy of English

conveying prestige, class and status,

5 universal languages