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Essay heading: Review Of Shakespear's "the Tempest"
 
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The standard dictionary word has changed prefixes somewhere throughout the centuries. Another thing that would have made a further gap between the vernacular in the play and modern English is Shakespeare's deployment of common language, or slang (although I have no proof because I don't speak sixteenth century slang)...
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"A pox o' your throught..." (act 1 sc.1, p. 9) and "...give o'er..." (act 1 sc. 1, p. 9). These phrases seem to be slang therms because they are so deviant from there modern english equvalents, "curses on" and "give up", respectiveley. What value does learning the archaic vernacular give to the reader...
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