The Hate U Give

Code switching

Code switching refers to the act of changing the way one presents oneself in different surroundings. Starr and her family engage in code switching throughout the novel, altering their inflection, vocabulary, and dress based on… (read full term analysis)

Dry snitching

Dry snitching is the term Starr uses to describe telling on someone without directly stating their name. For example, Starr dry snitches during her television interview when she says Khalil only sold drugs to help… (read full term analysis)