English 4W Week 3, Lecture 6

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English 4W Week 3 Lecture 6 English 4W Lecture Notes for Week 3, Lecture 6 Alice Henton’s Lecture 08/19/2010 Evolution of English Old English 1 Middle English 1 Examples in Present Day Speech 1 Marie de France Biographical Information 1 Lai 1 Geoffrey Chaucer Biographical Information 2 Canterbury Tales 2 Bisclavret Characters 2 Objects 2 Animal/Human Duality 2 Significance of Clothes 2 Kelly Bowers 08/19/2010 1
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English 4W Week 3 Lecture 6 Evolution of English Old English -Old English comes from the Anglo-Saxon tradition with a German/Dutch influence -Thus, English is a “Germanic” language Middle English -Middle English came into play when the French-speaking Normans invaded England in 1066 -Thus, English has a “Romantic” influence -The invasion has its effect on society, language, and literature Examples in Present Day Speech -There are holdovers from both Old- and Middle-English in today’s “modern English” -This explains some redundancy in terms -The influence of both heritages can be seen in how we talk about meat.
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