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ERIC Number: EJ613111
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1352-0520
Is It the Corruption of French? Thought Processes that Purists Fear? A Response to Henriette Walter.
Dewaele, Jean-Marc
Current Issues in Language and Society, v6 n3-4 p231-34 1999
Suggests that the fears of language purists regarding the French language are based on the myths of the purity of the French language and the inextricable link between language and thought are excessive and unfounded. Considers linguistic change as a sign of vitality. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: French: An Accommodating Language? For related articles, see FL 530 774-78.