Shakespeare’s Language/Tips for reading Shakespeare
The English language contains over ____________________ different words, but your vocabulary is about ________________ different words (_____________________
if you’re educated), and you get by on a daily basis with
about 150 different words.William Shakespeare had a vocabulary of over _________________ different words and invented over ________________ of the words and phrases that we still use today. Shakespeare created more than __________% of his written vocabulary.Did Shakespeare write in Old English?
10 Tricks Shakespeare used to manipulate language to fit his poetic format: