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Greetings and welcome to Christie the wordsmith. William Shakespeare who was born in April of 15th 64 and died fifty two years later in April of 16 16 lived in a time when the English vocabulary was expanding at an unprecedented rate. England's trade with and colonization of the East Indies and the new world brought hundreds of novel terms to the English language a renewed European interest in mathematics science medicine and history contributed as well to the expanding vocabulary. Shakespeare's plays reflected England's interest in new terminologies for example the Bard was the first to print the verb rant meaning to talk loudly and excessively rant from the Dutch verb Renton meaning to rave occurs in Hamlet written in sixteen hundred. We see the noun assassination printed for the first time in the 16 06 tragedy Macbeth though the word assassin had long been in print in the English language. Shakespeare probably invented the derived
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Chrysti The Wordsmith: Shakespeare's Words - 1
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Chicago: “Chrysti The Wordsmith: Shakespeare's Words - 1,” KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 22, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-309-38w9gndk.
MLA: “Chrysti The Wordsmith: Shakespeare's Words - 1.” KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 22, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-309-38w9gndk>.
APA: Chrysti The Wordsmith: Shakespeare's Words - 1. Boston, MA: KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-309-38w9gndk