Seminar in Early Modern English

Seminar in Early Modern English
Seminar in a specific topic about the English language from 1500 to 1800. Emphasis on contributing to the research about this period.
ELANG
547
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 447
 TaughtContact Department
Course Outcomes

Early Modern English Differences

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

Language Development

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

Interpretation of Contemporary Texts

Students will be able to apply their understanding of Early Modern English to the interpretation of contemporary texts, including passages from the works of Shakespeare and the King James translation of the Bible.