Similarities And Differences Of Language In Anglo-Saxon And 21st Century

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Anglo-Saxon Era and 21st Century even it is a thousand years apart, you can compare them and see some similarities and differences between this 2 period. You can compare them in a lot of fields like language, role of women, government, social class and many other. In this essay I’ll compare the language, role of women, and social class. The Language in the Anglo-Saxon era is Old English, an ancestor of the Middle English and Modern English. It is also a distinct language. Anglo-Saxon stands in much the same relationship to modern English as Latin does to the romance languages. This language is spoken and written in England before 1100 by the Angles, Saxons, and other jutes tribes. Anglo Saxon was way different from modern English. It had grammatical gender, declensions, conjugations, tense-forms, and case-endings. The grammar should be simplified and the orthography fixed to settled forms. Old English have 3 gender masculine, feminine and neuter in the adjective and noun. Noun and adjective paradigms contained four cases; nominative, genitive, dative and accusative. Old English have a greater proportion of strong verbs. Anglo-Saxon’s language is hard to understand. The Language in the 21st Century is Modern English. It’s used for communication like before. It is the medium for sharing our ideas and thoughts with others. This Language is spoken and written widely by almost everybody in the world because modern English is the universal language. It is more complex than the

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