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When doing Chaucer's poem in a literature class, my professor - who is somewhat of an authority on medieval dialects, and has recorded several readings of such poems - referred to Chaucer's version of the character (Criseyde) as something like kreh-SAY-deh, while Shakespeare's was KREH-sih-dah.
ponine  8/23/2008

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