Themes in French Language Policy

Handout for LING 540/SARS 543, Language Policy

  1. Centrism: control from the center

  2. Ideologism:

  3. French Revolution: tried to change everything!

  4. Blind Spots:

  5. What REALLY happened during the French Revolution as far as language was concerned? Did every wonderful thing they say happened, really happen?

  6. Other pertinent stuff...