Dialects of New Orleans Essay by Master Researcher

Dialects of New Orleans
This paper presents the linguistic history of New Orleans, Louisiana.
# 33041 | 650 words | 3 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 20, 2003 in History (U.S. Before 1865) , Language (English: Linguistics) , Geography (General)

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This essay discusses the development of New Orleans through the linguistic influences of three different cultures. The author reviews the three dominant languages that form the dialects of New Orleans: French, Cajun, and Creole. The paper traces these three languages to their cultural origins of the French colonizers, the Acadian exiles, and the American slave trade of Africans.

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