Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Reeve's Tale" - Summary and Linguistic Examination
GRIN Verlag, 2012 - 32 pages
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,0, Martin Luther University, language: English, comment: This draft summarizes the results of a linguistic examination of Chaucer's Reeve's Tale (Canterbury Tales)., abstract: The draft not only focuses on the content of the tale but particularly analyzes its linguistic idiosyncrasies. Thus, several aspects of Medieval English are taken into consideration: pronunciation, morphology, terminology and syntax.
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