Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England
This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major grammatical developments that shaped the language in Tudor and Stuart times, the period that laid the foundations for modern Standard English.
Nevalainen and Raumolin-Brunberg adopt an interdisciplinary approach, exploring the extent to which sociolinguistic models and methods can be applied to the history of English.
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His curves mostly follow the S - pattern . Kroch ' s hypothesis seems to challenge
some widely accepted models of linguistic change , such as lexical diffusion . His
argument focuses on the linguistic conditioning of language change , and he is ...
It is obvious that generational change is the pattern that corresponds to the basic
idea of apparent time described above . Studies such as Chambers ( 1998 ) ,
including apparent - time analyses of some lexical , morphological and phonetic
The behaviour of the two generations creates a good apparent time pattern , the
sons preferring the incoming alternatives , In the use of the third - person singular
this pattern is not repeated , SII Nicholas was the most advanced user of - s in ...
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
Sociolinguistic Paradigms and Language Change
Background and Informants
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