Write an informative essay explaining what has caused the English spoken today to be different from

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Write an informative essay explaining what has caused the English spoken today to be different from the English spoken in earlier centuries. Old English is the foundation of our modern day English. It has come down from many variations of other languages but it’s roots came from the West-Germanic language. The old English language had many variations occur from the fifth century to the mid twelfth century. This was due to all the wars in Europe over land and the struggle for power. The language spoken was, for the most part, a result of whoever had power. Most people in modern day America would not be able to understand the language and writings of this time. Beowulf was one novel written in the old English language during the year 1066 and is just one example of the complex forms of old English. Written towards the end of old English and the start of middle English, there were many centuries before and after Beowulf where the old English language was still evolving. In addition, middle English has evolved a great deal since the beginning of its time into forming the language we speak today. Middle English started around the twelfth century and evolved into modern English at the beginning of the sixteenth century. In the beginning of this

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