Value C

Language:
Earlier African American Vernacular English
Parameter:
Use of gotten and got with distinct meanings (dynamic vs. static)

Examples

  1. Aftah yo' have sealed yore papahs, aftah yo' have gotten everything, then there is a power, a supernatural power that is beyond all power.

    See Hyatt, Harry M. 1970-1978: 1119

  2. An' when she got in the house she said, "Mama, I can't walk." That wus grandmother an' my grandma lived to be 85. She said, "Mama, I can't walk ' my she said, "my knee - I got a pain in my toe an' it's went up in my knee. I can' t walk."

    See Hyatt, Harry M. 1970-1978: 913