Dooryard. Room With a View: Lingua Franca
The author describes why earlier generations of Franco-Americans stopped speaking French and the loss of cultural heritage that resulted from it. He expresses his hope that new immigrants will be able to assimilate into American culture, yet keep of their own language.
Essays, Franco-Americans, Immigrants--Cultural, assimilation
Doiron, Paul, "Dooryard. Room With a View: Lingua Franca" (2015). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4462.