Re: Re: The Use of “Gonna” in YA Lit

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Michael J. Bugeja

It really didn’t bother me having my paper used. It wasn’t embarrassing and I’m not emotionally scarred. Honest, he’s not a mean guy. Why I mentioned that was to drive home the point that the professor was against my use of gonna, contractions, and writing out an accent. I’m not going to write out the accent, but I did put the gonnas and contractions back into the dialogue.