Late Modern English

Late Modern English
The English language from 1700-1900, emphasizing diachronic changes.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 223 & ELANG 324; or LING 201 & ELANG 324
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 448
Course Outcomes

Identify Characteristics

Students will be able to identify the phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical, pragmatic, and orthographic characteristics of Late Modern English and how those characteristics are distinguished from Present Day English.

Identify Factors Influencing Development

Students will be able to identify important historical, social, and linguistic factors that influenced the development of the language during the Late Modern Period, including the development of modern prescriptive norms.

Identify Instances of Language Change

Students will be able to identify processes and instances of language change during the Late Modern English period.

Apply Understanding to Contemporary Texts

Students will be able to apply their understanding of Late Modern English to the interpretation of contemporary texts.