Study up on all the similes and metaphors used in his historic speech. The purpose of this study guide is to provide an analysis of metaphors in his speech.
Status[ edit ] Certain nations and regions of the UK have frameworks for the promotion of their autochthonous languages. This was further enforced through the passing of the Welsh Language Wales Measure In Northern IrelandIrish and Ulster Scots enjoy limited use alongside English mainly in publicly commissioned translations.
Cornish in Cornwall Irish and Ulster Scots in Northern Ireland Scots and Scottish Gaelic in Scotland Welsh in Wales Under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages which is not legally enforceable, but which requires states to adopt appropriate legal provision for the use of regional and minority languages the UK government has committed itself to the recognition of certain regional languages and the promotion of certain linguistic traditions.
CornishScots in Scotland and Northern Ireland in the latter territory officially known as Ulster Scots or Ullansbut in the speech of users simply as Scottish or Scots are protected by the lower level only Section II.
In Northern Ireland, the department responsible for culture displays official administrative identity in English, Irish and Ulster Scots A number of bodies have been established to oversee the promotion of the regional languages: In Wales, the Welsh Language Commissioner Comisiynydd y Gymraeg is an independent body established to promote and facilitate use of the Welsh language, mainly by imposing Welsh language standards on organisations.
Controversies[ edit ] Language vs dialect[ edit ] There are no universally accepted criteria for distinguishing languages from dialectsalthough a number of paradigms exist, which give sometimes contradictory results.
Since there is a very high level of mutual intelligibility between contemporary speakers of Scots in Scotland and in Ulster Ulster Scotsand a common written form was current well into the 20th century, the two varieties have usually been considered as dialects of a single tongue rather than languages in their own right; the written forms have diverged in the 21st century.
The boundaries are not always clear cut, which makes it hard to estimate numbers of speakers.
In modern Northern Ireland, the Irish language is closely tied with Irish republicanismdespite being used historically by many Protestant and unionist communities. In Northern Ireland, the use of Irish and Ulster Scots is sometimes viewed as politically loaded, despite both having been used by all communities in the past.
The disparity in the ratios as determined by political and faith community, despite the very large overlap between the two, reflects the very low numbers of respondents. Often the use of the Irish language in Northern Ireland has met with the considerable suspicion of Unionists, who have associated it with the largely Catholic Republic of Irelandand more recently, with the republican movement in Northern Ireland itself.
Catholic areas of Belfast have street signs in Irish similar to those in the Republic. Some resent Scottish Gaelic being promoted in the Lowlands. Gaelic place names are relatively rare in the extreme south-east that part of Scotland which had previously been under Northumbrian rule  and the extreme north-east part of Caithnesswhere Norse was previously spoken.
To this day, many Shetlanders and Orcadians maintain a separate identity, albeit through the Shetlandic and Orcadian dialects of Lowland Scots, rather than their former tongue.
Norn was also spoken at one point in Caithnessapparently dying out much earlier than Shetland and Orkney. However, the Norse speaking population were entirely assimilated by the Gaelic speaking population in the Western Isles; to what degree this happened in Caithness is a matter of controversy, although Gaelic was spoken in parts of the county until the 20th century.
Non-recognition[ edit ] Scots within Scotland and the regional varieties of English within England receive little or no official recognition. The dialects of northern England share some features with Scots that those of southern England do not.English is a major working language in Hong Kong, and is widely used in commercial activities and legal matters.
Although the sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred to the PRC by the United Kingdom in , English remains one of the official languages of Hong Kong as enshrined in the Basic Law.
However, it is wrong to dismiss the peculiar language of the KJV as mere outdated language. Much of the KJV’s peculiar style is due to the KJV’s faithful translation of the underlying Hebrew and Greek texts.
were not pulling the language of the scriptures into the English they knew and used at home. The words of the King James Version. The King James Bible's language lessons King James does not use sub-clauses or dependent clauses; it is a direct English, and one you can still hear, even now, in northern speech, the kind we.
The language used in the tragedy of King Lear encompass the development of plot and the definition of the characters in the play. The literal and figurative meanings of the language reflect the inner workings of the characters and enhance the subtlety of the tragic tone that the playwright is trying to achieve.
King, as a minister schooled in the art of giving sermons, well understood the power of language and rhetoric to draw his audience into his world, and this speech is perhaps the best example of.
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