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Titill: 
  • Titill er á ensku The American-English Spelling Reform: The Effects of Leaving the Nest and Breaking Away from the British
Námsstig: 
  • Bakkalár
Útdráttur: 
  • This essay mainly focuses on American English and its development during the spelling reformation of the American English, and its historical context for a better understanding of the reasons brought forth by Webster to end all ties with the British Empire after the Declaration of Independence. As America was the desirable new land, the British had taken, and migration from different parts of the United Kingdom began in search of more gold. This migration created what America is known for, a melting pot, as settlers settled in different parts of America. As the new land developed and grew, Americans declared their independence from the British Empire. They wanted the power to govern their own nation and break away from anything that had connections to the Empire. That also meant that they wanted a new language, and Noah Webster became an essential role in this new language development. There were many scholars and politicians involved in the spelling reform, but Noah Webster’s ideas stood out. This essay does not only research the past of American English but the future too. Using the past as an example of what might come.

Samþykkt: 
  • 10.1.2020
URI: 
  • http://hdl.handle.net/1946/34835


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