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dc.contributor.authorSteinberg, Kerry
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-04T18:29:53Z
dc.date.available2014-03-04T18:29:53Z
dc.date.issued2010-05
dc.identifier.othersteinberg_kerry_201005_ma
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/steinberg_kerry_201005_ma
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/26503
dc.description.abstractStudies investigating language use in Paraguay, a country known for its widespread bilingualism, have focused on populations in and around the nation’s capital, Asunción. In these studies it has been established that one of, if not the most important, variables determining language use has to do with the geographical, be it rural or urban, location of the speaker and the linguistic situation. This study looks at the language use and language attitudes of 24 Paraguayan speakers living and working in Coronel Oviedo, a city located 132 kilometers from Asuncion, and/or the rural areas surrounding this urban center. A mobility index is created in order to determine if one’s geographical mobility and movement between a rural and urban environment has an effect on his/her language use and language attitude.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectParaguayan Bilingualism, Language attitude, Mobility
dc.titleLanguage use, language attitude and mobility
dc.title.alternativethe case of the rural and the urban of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMA
dc.description.departmentRomance Languages
dc.description.majorSpanish
dc.description.advisorLewis Howe
dc.description.committeeLewis Howe
dc.description.committeeMargaret Quesada
dc.description.committeeGary Baker


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