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doctrine of correctness in English usage, 1700-1800

Sterling Andrus Leonard

doctrine of correctness in English usage, 1700-1800

by Sterling Andrus Leonard

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Published in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- 18th century,
  • English language -- Grammar, Historical,
  • English language -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCorrectness in English usage
    Statementby Sterling Andrus Leonard
    SeriesUniversity of Wisconsin studies in language and literature -- no. 25, University of Wisconsin studies in language and literature -- no. 25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination361 p.
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14624350M
    LC Control Number30027449

    books by our first English grammarians, who spent the eighteenth century formulating rules and teaching correctness, not without an ultimate effect. The rules they taught and the standards they used have been investigated in Sterling A. Leonard's fine work, The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage This study gives a picture of. What does doctrine mean? doctrine is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other group.

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    Points of Modern English Usage LXXVI. Grammar Longman Guide to English Usage The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage of Correctness in English Usage Author: Frances Austin. mar regardless of accepted usage among educated speakers.2 1C. C. Fries, The Structure of English, passim. ZC. C. Fries, =The Rules of the Common School Grammars,” Publications of the Modern Language Association, Vol. 42, March, S. A. Leonard, The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage,


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Excerpt from The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, Chapter III. The appeal to authority, whether that of the writer or of another theorist whose ipse d'ixit was assumed to have sway. This extremely common mode of judgment was used by most of the writers here discussed, from Swift to Webster, and of course is still by: About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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8 CORRECTNESS IN ENGLISH USAGE, such prescriptions as facts of significance in his study, im- portant facts like. The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, Classic Reprint: : Leonard, Sterling Andrus: Bücher.

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Some rules define what makes English English--articles precede nouns: the book, not book are the real rules we violate only when we are tired or rushed A few rules distinguish Standard English from nonstandard: He doesn't have any money versus He don't have no only writers who consciously follow these rules are those striving to join the educated : Richard Nordquist.

Excerpt from The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, Chapter III. The appeal to authority, whether that of the writer or of another theorist whose ipse d'ixit was assumed to have sway.

This extremely common mode of judgment was used by most of the writers here discussed, from Swift to Webster, and of course is still : Sterling Andrus Leonard. Get this from a library. The doctrine of correctness in English usage, [Sterling Andrus Leonard].

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Your request to send this item has been completed. The doctrine of correctness in English usage, by Sterling Andrus Leonard | Jan 1 The New Merrill Speller Book One. by Sterling Andrus and Edith A. Winship 1, Unknown Binding General language;: A series of lessons in grammar, word study, and history of the English language for junior high schools, by Sterling Andrus.

They are discussed fully in S. Leonard, The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage – University of Wisconsin Studies in Language and Literature 25 Author: N. Blake.

This paper focuses on language variation and change in nineteenth-century England. The first part of the paper is concerned with grammar writing and the influence that grammatical norms may have had on the English language.

The second part of the paper takes a closer look at actual language usage. Throughout the paper particular attention is paid to language history ‘from below’, i.e. the. This book provides a fascinating insight into taboo language and its role in everyday life. It looks at the ways we use language to be polite or impolite, politically correct or offensive, depending on whether we are 'sweet-talking', 'straight-talking' or being deliberately rude.

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