In Defense of Singlish: A Cultural Interpretation of Singapore English

Selected Essays from the Columbia University Undergraduate Writing Program

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Wesley Lee

Wesley Lee (CC’18) is majoring in Economics and Mathematics. He is interested in topics like economic development, behavioral economics, and microfinance. In his spare time, Wesley enjoys learning a new language as well as reading essays on culture and history. His favorite writers include Edith Wharton, Sylvia Plath, and Haruki Murakami. Originally from Singapore, Wesley has developed a habit of sending handwritten letters and postcards back home since moving to New York City.

Essays by Wesley Lee