Despite its multiple meanings, hybridity, in essence, concerns realities related to blending, mixing, and dynamic fusion. Hybridity can be viewed as relating to the individual or group processes of linguistic, cognitive, cultural, or ethnic mixing in ways that morph or create elements that become different from the sum of the original discrete parts. Or hybridity can be considered the mixture of different phenomena that were once considered separate, definable identities but are now fused or integrated.

At the cultural level, hybridization is sometimes defined as the way by which past forms become separated from their previous contexts or existing practices, are reinterpreted in new contexts, or combined with new forms to create new meanings or new practices. Hybridity is both a process and a result of ...

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