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EN2011: Etymology Essay1200-1500 wordsFor this essay you are required to focus on the evolution of one word. The word you choose must be from either the selection of Chaucer or the selection of Milton that we covered in class.This project has three main goals: 1) introduce you to the basic tools and methods of Englishetymology; 2) give you an appreciation and understanding of how English has evolved; 3) provide you with the pleasure of becoming familiar with the history of a single word.Your essay should do the following (not necessarily in this order):* Explain how the word is used in the selection from Chaucer or Milton. * Provide a sense of how this word has evolved and where it came from. You can alsoexpand your search to include other closely related word forms* Explain some other relevant variations of this word, idiomatic meanings, or consider how it has been used in different contexts* Explain what this word means to you and how it is used today. You can also expand

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