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- n. A student of, or expert at the demotic script
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Alongside colleague Dimitris Glinos, she had declared '... that language ... and the entire education system can only change in the context of a social transformation, in a socialist society' (excerpt of the 'progressive' demoticist pledge of 1927, in Kalantzis, 1985: 109).
The speeches and writings of the president, Avra Theodoropoulou, echoed the theory of history and society of her close colleague and prominent demoticist, Dimitris Glinos.
But this melting pot of multiple allegiances which the demotic movement accommodated — socialist, demoticist, and feminist — was short lived.
Note 14: Prominent educationalist and demoticist, and one of EAM's intellectual architects, Dimitris Glinos, spoke of '... the formation of a provisional government after liberation, which would provide for the election of a constitutional assembly based on popular sovereignty; and the affirmation of the right of the nation to decide its form of government; of EAM to halt any reactionary attempt to impose a government contrary to the will of the people' (Glinos, 1944). back
21Indeed Glinos's open embrace of communism led to the collapse of the Educational Society in 1927, the first significant event to threaten the coherence of the demoticist movement.
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