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Linguistic ideologies and patterns of code switching in the Piedmont speech community : an analysis of regional dialect versus standard Italian usage and the question of dialect’s future

by Day, Brenna Kathleen

Abstract

This thesis explores the ideologies behind dialect versus standard Italian usage in the Piedmont speech community in northern Italy, and analyses possibilities for the community's linguistic future through research into Italian history, linguistic theory, and face-to-face interviews with members of this unique speech community.

Note

The author has given permission for this work to be deposited in the Digital Archive of Colorado College.

Colorado College Honor Code upheld.

Includes bibliographical references.

Administrative Notes

The author has given permission for this work to be deposited in the Digital Archive of Colorado College.

Colorado College Honor Code upheld.

Copyright
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Publisher
Colorado College
PID
coccc:9710
Digital Origin
born digital
Extent
53 pages
Thesis
Senior Thesis -- Colorado College
Thesis Advisor
Leza, Christina Righi, Andrea
Department/Program
French, Italian and Arabic
Degree Name
bachelor
Degree Type
B.A.
Degree Grantor
Colorado College
Date Issued
2014-05