The Peculiarities of English in 16th Century
|1.||16th century English||6|
|3.1.||The analysis of the questionnaire||19|
• Many people do not have the knowledge of the Great Vowel Shift and how the
English language appears in its written form.
• Some words of 16th century English can be understood without the knowledge of
that period's peculiarities of language.
• It is possible that some participants have difficulties understanding Shakespeare's
works even though they know the features of the language that Shakespeare used in his works.
• Many people are not aware of the origin of some words in English and who
• The meaning of some words of the Shakespearean English is easier to comprehend if the word is presented with context.
• Shakespeare's works do not seem to attract many readers of the age group of
• The lesser similarities to the modern English, the worse understanding of the
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