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This crucial center English textbook, now in its 3rd version, introduces scholars to the wide variety of literature written in England among 1150 and 1400.

New, completely revised variation of this crucial heart English textbook.
Introduces the language of the time, giving information on pronunciation, spelling, grammar, metre, vocabulary and local dialects.
Now comprises extracts from ‘Pearl’ and Chaucer’s ‘Troilus and Criseyde’.
Bibliographic references were up to date throughout.
Each textual content is followed through specific notes.

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1200) represent the forms derived from Old English. They are: singular plural first person: ‘I’ and ‘we’ nom. ich, I we acc. me us gen. min, mi ure dat. me us second person: ‘thou’ and ‘you’ nom. ku 3e acc. ke ow gen. kin ower dat. ke ow third person: ‘he’, ‘it’, ‘she’, ‘they’ singular plural masc. neut. fem. nom. he hit ho, he(o), hi hi, ho, heo acc. hine hit hi, heo hi gen. his his hire, hore hore, heore dat. 2 First and Second Person Pronouns Forms of the first and second person pronouns survived throughout the Middle English period with little change.

W. Gawain seggen say pres. indic. sg. 1 2 3 pl. habbe havest haveg habbeg haf, have habbes, hatz habbes, hatz haf, haven, han, hatz segge seist seig seggeg saye seggez, says says, sayez sayn imp. sg. have haf sei say 33 8/5/04, 9:22 AM 34 Inflexions past indic. sg. 1 2 3 pl. past ppl. 6 Past of Strong Verbs Strong verbs form their past tense by changing the stem vowel. In early texts a verb may exhibit as many as four different stem vowels: one in the infinitive and present tense, a second in the first and third persons singular of the past tense indicative, a third in the other forms of the past tense, and a fourth in the past participle.

1200) represent the forms derived from Old English. They are: singular plural first person: ‘I’ and ‘we’ nom. ich, I we acc. me us gen. min, mi ure dat. me us second person: ‘thou’ and ‘you’ nom. ku 3e acc. ke ow gen. kin ower dat. ke ow third person: ‘he’, ‘it’, ‘she’, ‘they’ singular plural masc. neut. fem. nom. he hit ho, he(o), hi hi, ho, heo acc. hine hit hi, heo hi gen. his his hire, hore hore, heore dat. 2 First and Second Person Pronouns Forms of the first and second person pronouns survived throughout the Middle English period with little change.

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