ENS 214F The Americas
Pétur Knútsson, Autumn 2014

Slide 0: Settlement of N. America. I shall not discuss this material, which deals briefly with the history of the European settlements.

Slide 1. Introduction: Home and International English

Slide 2. "Archaisms" and "Uniformity"

Slide 3. New dialect formation

Slide 4. Early Modern English

Slide 5. Great Vowel Shift

Slide 6. American English

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