Dialect Map

Please download and print the three pdf files below. Each contains a dialect map you'll need for the final lecture on Middle English and for section.

Dialect Map #1: medialectslide1.pdf

Dialect Map #2: medialectslide2.pdf

Dialect Map #3: medialectslide3.pdf

Complete this activity as well: read these three passages of Middle English verse to the best of your ability, and, using your maps, textbook, and knowledge from lecture, figure out where they came from! 

The online Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English has maps that you can use to localize our texts.