Exclamations in Late Middle English

Author / Editor
Taavitsainen, Irma.

Exclamations in Late Middle English

Jacek Fisiak, ed. Studies in Middle English Linguistics (Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1997), pp. 573-607.

Statistical analysis of Middle English exclamations in several literary modes and genres. Exclamations are a marker of fiction, and interjections are "particularly frequent" in Chaucer's works.

Alternative Title
Studies in Middle English Linguistics.

Chaucer Subjects
Language and Word Studies.