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A Micro-History of the English Language

A Micro-History of the English Language

A Micro-History of the English Language by Sara Selby In the family tree of world languages, English descends from the Indo-European branch, which can be traced to ca. 2500 BC. When the Romans arrived...

Sir George Frampton sculpted Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of the Canterbury tales.

Chaucer Study Questions by Dr. Wheeler

Here is an index to the Chaucer study questions by Dr. L. Kip Wheeler which are referenced in British Literature (EIL4). Dr. Wheeler is an English professor at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee. Study Questions...

Dr. Drake’s Chaucer Study Questions

Geoffery Chaucer Study Questions by Dr. Alfred J. Drake “General Prologue” to Canterbury Tales 1. What is the basic purpose of the “General Prologue?” 2. Study lines 1-18. What seem to be the motives...