standard, educated, or correct English speech or usage, especially of England.
Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Was Pure PoetryKing uses anaphora to highlight the difference between how things are and how he hopes they will be. But, what's anaphora?
Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Was Pure PoetryPoliticians and political figures often use anaphora in speeches to emphasize their points. A classic example of anaphora comes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. King uses the anaphoral phrase, “I have a dream,” to start eight consecutive sentences: “I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi . . . will be transformed into an oasis …
Origin of king's English
First recorded in 1545–55
Also called, when a queen is sovereign, queen's English.
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British Dictionary definitions for king's english
(esp when the British sovereign is male) standard Southern British English
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