Social and Linguistic Change in European French: A by Nigel Armstrong, Tim Pooley

By Nigel Armstrong, Tim Pooley

Language edition in French utilizing linguistic information that has emerged lately from France, Belgium and Switzerland, and evaluating it to different ecu nations, this comparative examine units out to trace how language alterations have social and attitudinal advancements, giving it a selected sociolinguistic slant.

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The reports underscore the necessity for every French citizen to acquire French. g. Chanet, 1996) suggests that the intention was to have a common language in the public domain, while allowing freedom of communication in the private sphere, but this does not appear to withstand scrutiny. e. Alsatian and Frankish) and Corsican in the nine départements where they were spoken, since it was feared that these languages might serve as tools of communication for those of seditious intent. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-15 22 judged that French was sufficiently established to make possible communication in that language.

Reynaud (1981) argues that the centre may be quite diffuse, to include an area as large as the north-eastern United States comprising New York, Boston and Washington (around 400,000 km2 ). As with any French-speaking city in Europe, regional centrality must be evaluated in relation to the overridingly dominant position of Paris within the francophone heartland, since this has been cogently demonstrated by a number of sociolinguists, whether historically (Lodge, 1993) or in terms of the ‘linguistic imaginary’ for Belgium (Francard, 1993; Moreau, Brichard and Dupal, 1999) and Switzerland (Singy, 1996).

The Revolution was presented as the turning point of history, liberating the country from the oppression of the monarchy and the clergy, heralding in a new era of enlightenment, equality and Citizens’ Rights, giving France a unique place – hence the notion of the exception française – among the nations of the world as the first modern country. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-15 Standardisation and Language Change 21 Social and Linguistic Change in European French This obliteration of traditional toponyms has only been partially attentuated by the clustering of départements into regions following the Deferre Law of 1982.

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