|Djedou ATCHE - LANGUAGE PLANNING AS A CASE OF LINGUISTIC OPPRESSION IN GEORGE ORWELL’S NINETY ...|
University of Bouaké
Languages normally function in a social matrix and societies also depend on language as a medium or a symbol of interactions. So, one should expect that their observable manifestation, that is to say, language behaviour and social behaviour will be appreciably related in many lawful ways. It is the study of the interactions between language and society that has given birth to social linguistics or sociolinguistics as a discipline of linguistics. Sociolinguistics therefore deals with many topics among which language planning.