King James Bible style.BKh wrote:As people familiar with Mrs. Rhys David's translation style know, the language is very outdated. One interestign benifit of reading the text on a Kindle is that almost all of the archaic words she uses are in the built-in dictionary. I was quite astounded to find that she wasn't just making them up. Does anyone know exactly what style of English this is? Victorian? Elizabethean? I have no idea.
tiltbillings wrote:King James Bible style.BKh wrote:Does anyone know exactly what style of English this is? Victorian? Elizabethean? I have no idea.
BKh wrote:OK, when I said I had no idea, what I meant was, "I have no idea of the technical literary style she is trying to use." Somehow I doubt that "King James Bible style" is a technical term. But perhaps it is.
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