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    Language contact, the social situation and the attitudes towards English language have triggered a chain of reactions in its development. The arrival of invaders to the British Isles at different points in time that spoke several languages and dialects is a main factor. The passage through Old English (OE), Middle English (ME) and Modern English (MoE) to Present Day English (PDE) has been carried out in different levels, being some of them more affected than other depending on the period. From OE

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    we can see that using English in everyday to communicate, there is a huge need. Almost absorbed into the daily life already. There is also the saying. "If there were no English is the most old-fashioned" English is important and influences to us much. In spite it was not our mother tongue. And simply need to reply that it is really important. Whether we are walking where English vocabulary is around us everywhere. And there are some people who required or forced to use English. Let us consider what

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    The Care for Children in Early Modern English Society Early modern English child rearing practices like wet-nursing, swaddling, prescriptive literature and apparent lack of parental emotional attachment has caused much discussion, regarding the care of children. Philippe Aries and Lawrence Stone used these ideas, amongst others, to suggest that parents did not care for their children. Their ideas have been challenged by a number of historians who argue that, through research of first hand

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    Modern Indian English Poetry: An Overview

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    tranquility. Modern Indian poetry in English can be defined as poetry written/published from 1947 onwards (the year India gained Independence from British rule), by poets of Indian origin, born or settled outside India writing in the English language. After, the fall of colonial empire new literature from the colonized countries emerged depicting the local sensitivity and adding the local spices and color in terms of native cultural discourse on the world literature map. Historically if we see English language

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    Creation refers to the formation of new words by using the existing materials, namely roots, affixes and other elements. In modern times, this is the most important way of vocabulary expansion. There is a variety of means to produce words. The most productive are affixation, composition and conversion. Let's focus on one of them: composition. According to the research, words produced through composition constitute 28% to 30% of all the new words. It is also called compounding which is a way to

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    Germanic influence of these European tribes strongly showed through in the Old-English language and caused a linguistic revolution as a first step into turning English into the partially Germanic language it is nowadays. One of the Germanic features seen in Old-English is the relatively loosely determined word order, as compared to Modern English (Crystal 20). This was possible because of the system of inflections in Old-English, that made it clear whether a word had to be understood as a nominative, genitive

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    English grammar has constantly been changing ever since it existed. One of the changes it has suffered has been the decrease of declension, which consists in marking nouns, adjectives and pronouns to indicate a certain grammatical case, gender and number. Together with the loss of declension, Modern English also lost word order freedom, since a certain order needs to be maintained in sentences in order to make meaning. In Modern English, it is only possible to recognize the subject and the object

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    development of many words can be traced from modern usage to their original meanings. Child has one such intrepid history. The word child first emerged in the Old English language and its meanings have changed over time. Child appears in the Bible, in Shakespeare’s work, and in Spenser’s poetry. This word has also been used by William Wordsworth, as well as appearing in the magazine Good Housekeeping. The original origin of child is found in Old English, the Anglo Saxon language. The Anglo Saxon spelling

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    Middle vs. Modern English in The Canterbury Tales As its name suggests, Middle English is the language that was spoken in the country of England around the 12th to 15th centuries. Middle English became the prominent language in England near the end of the 11th century shortly after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror in 1066. Unlike England's preceding language, Old English, Middle English evolved into much more of a written language. There were many writers and educated English scholars

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    Early Modern English Exemplified in Shakespeare's Hamlet, Act V Scene 1 The period of Early Modern English occurred from approximately Fifteen Hundred to some time between Sixteen Fifty and Sixteen Seventy. While this period was characterized mostly by the translation of texts from other languages into English, the language saw its first prominent writer in William Shakespeare contribute works of literary significance to the world. Hamlet Prince of Denmark, in its abbreviated, performed version

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