archaicism


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This is one of the first of Macon's electronic recordings--it's pronounced Mason--and he works with the false archaicism of the medium, bearing the rough scrape of shellac into his voice and the sound of his banjo.
The impulse towards historical fantasy is most significant in the deliberate archaicism of Vincent Ward's film Vigil (1984) and, above all, of his The Navigator.
51-54, describing how Evander and his mother had emigrated to Italy from rustic Arcadia, speaking an archaic dialect, a passage often cited in Renaissance discussions of archaicism.
Bridges loved slightly stilted diction and archaicisms such as "ye.
Thankfully, Simpson has not tried to smooth over Villon's violence of tongue or camouflage it beneath archaicisms, as, say, Rossetti tended to do; nor has he exaggerated the poet's already quite uproarious bawdiness, as Swinburne did.
Still, the problems with Arberry's translation, as with those by other translators, lie in the musty archaicisms of his language.