Lallans

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Lallans

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a literary version of the variety of English spoken and written in the Lowlands of Scotland
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Hart views MacDiarmid's "Synthetic Scots poetry as a creative solution to the problem of reconciling Scottish nationalism and socialist internationalism" (52).
The phrase is derived from what MacDiarmid called "Synthetic Scots," a style of dialect that blends archaic regional expressions, often scavenged from obsolete dictionaries, with contemporary Scottish speech.
Yeats, the national Poet." In MacDiarmid's use of "Synthetic Scots," stereotype yields to a critique of the social and ideological functions of stereotyping as such (here as elsewhere, O'Connor draws to good effect on the work of M.M.