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2. What did Jonathan Swift want?

  • To put a stop to all language change
  • A return to Shakespearean language and to protect and purify the language
  • A return to middle english because it was more appropriate

3. When was Early Modern English?

  • 1450-1700
  • 1700-1900

4. What did the 'crumbling castle' view state?

  • Other languages were invading ours to the detriment of the English Language
  • That language was decaying
  • People were becoming illiterate

5. When was Late Modern English?

  • 1700 onwards
  • 1700-1800
  • 1900s


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