Wyclif's Prose.

Author / Editor
Hargreaves, Henry.

Wyclif's Prose.

Essays and Studies 19 (1966): 1-17.

Demonstrates the plain prose style of John Wyclif's sermons by comparing and contrasting five sample sermons with passages of similar length from ParsT and the "Cloud of Unknowing," considering sentence length, complexity, and clausal construction; rhetorical and indirect questions; word order; vocabulary; and features of adornment such as alliteration and repetition.

Chaucer Subjects
Parson and His Tale
Style and Versification