Orthographic changes in CMC: A Review of Literature

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Orthographic changes in CMC: A Review of Literature
I. introduction
In the introduction: briefly highlight the following points;
– The influence of CMC on language
– The constant orthographic changes in CMC
– The debate on whether these changes are normal creative change or a linguistic threat.
II. The types of orthographic changes in CMC
III. Causes of invented spellings in CMC
• Review of research on the causes of invented spelling in CMC
IV. Is the phenomenon a linguistic adaptation or threat?
• Theoretical views
• Empirical Findings
V. Conclusion