Tag Archives: Docuscope

Love’s Labour’s Lost: The History

This passage from the Open Source Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost shows language patterns that push the play into the area where the Histories cluster, something visible in the scatterplot discussed below. Returning to the taxonomy  of Docuscope, this passage has a lot of Description strings combined with a relative lack of Interaction and First Person strings, […]

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King or no [King]

A discussion of what a “superficial” indicator of literary genre might be — for example, the word “King” in the speech prefixes of Shakespeare’s histories — and why might or might not want to exclude such indicators in the statistical study of genres.

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