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Constructing the comparative corpus

Constructing a corpus of other Early Modern English plays for comparison with those by William Shakespeare. – Dr Jane Demmen Although Shakespeare’s plays have a uniquely high profile in English literature and language, he was in fact one of a … Continue reading

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Is ‘more better’ a mistake if Shakespeare said it?

Research Associate Sean Murphy looks at Shakespeare’s use of more better, and considers whether we can really consider it a mistake if Shakespeare himself said it… Learning English as a foreign language is hard. Learners are often corrected by teachers … Continue reading

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