Learning the language of William Shakespeare – English who is not familiar with William Shakespeare? His life began on April 26, 1564, until April 23, 1616. Is a poet and actor. He is also known as a famous writer in Europe and in the world. Not only poetry but in the world of English, Shakespeare also has considerable influence and still we can see today. From 25,000 words in English, about his discovery was the result of 1,500 Shakespeare.
Arguably, English fairly indebted on Shakespeare. As has been previously mentioned, thousands of new words invented by Shakespeare by changing the noun to a verb, changing the verb be an adjective. Connect the previous word has never been incorporated. Add the prefix and suffix to create words that truly original by Shakespeare. The following are some examples of words invented by Shakespeare in the course of his career as a writer.
William Shakespeare is also referred to as the “man of words” because of its ability to formulate a new, unique words, popular. If he does not show his expertise in the field of languages, English, of course, will not be affected by such Shakespearean magnitude. In his writings, poetry and various Shakespeare’s appearance, using tens of thousands of words and phrases that are unique, therefore from the thousands of words that he found, often quotes made by many people. As is well known, “breaking the ice” or “heart of gold” is the work of William Shakespeare. Some famous phrases of Shakespeare’s works, namely:
Refuse to budge an inch – adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew, “refuse to budge an inch” used by Christopher Sly when it wants to sent away by employees of the Inn where he was staying and Sly says “not budge an inch”. In modern English, the expression means “strongly against the decision or does not alter the mind”
Cold comfort – In the present era, “cold comfort” means a State that is good is not necessarily good in the eyes of others. For example, there is news of a declining unemployment. But the news is not positive or only in the eyes of people who are still. Then he referred to as “cold comfort”
In my heart of hearts – this phrase means the deepest heart or an absolute honesty of conscience. Usually used in romantic situations. For example, “In your heart of hearts, are you sure that he is the one and only? From the heart the deepest, are you sure she’s the only one for you? ”
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