The English language is one of the most expressive languages on earth. Its vocabulary is very rich, as is its capacity to make highly meaningful use of its vocabulary through varied structure and style. Though this is still true today, it was unparalleled in the ‘Golden Age’ of English, during which time the King James Bible was brought forth.
This series of studies provides a basic introduction to the excellency of older English by looking at examples of such excellency in 3 particular areas:
Section 1 – Vocabulary
Section 2 – Structure and Style
Section 3 – Miscellaneous Matters