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Modern English in the making

George Harley McKnight

Modern English in the making

by George Harley McKnight

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Published in D. Appleton-Century .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- History,
  • English language -- Grammar, Historical

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George H. McKnight. With the assistance of Bert Emsley.
    ContributionsEmsley, Bert, 1889-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination590 p.
    Number of Pages590
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22113518M

    The Beginning - In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light “day,” and . English is a West Germanic language and Indo-Uralic language that was first spoken in Anglo-Saxon England in the early Middle is spoken in many countries around the world. Anglophone countries include the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and a number of Caribbean nations. There are about million native speakers Language family: Indo-European, GermanicWest .

    Modern English History. Back to the Syllabus. On the cusp between late Middle and early Modern English are texts like the Paston family letters, mostly from the ss. Here is a letter from an English gentlewoman named Agnes Paston to her son John in London, written in It is convenient to divide English into periods—Old English (or Anglo-Saxon; to c), Middle English (to c; see Middle English literature), and Modern English; this division implies no discontinuity, for even the hegemony of French affected only a small percentage of the population. The English-speaking areas have expanded at all periods.

    Get this from a library! The making of modern English religion; an historical impression of certain religious forces in modern English history,. [Bernard Lord Manning]. Shakespeare is probably the most famous of all Englishmen. One of the things he is famous for is the effect he had on the development of the Early Modern English language. For example, without even realising it, our everyday speech is full of words and phrases invented by was able to do that because English was changing as people modernised it in their normal .


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