Exercises to social deixis


Bearing all that in mind try to fill out the gaps with you/your and thou

a) Henry V, Act I, Scene 2

Archbishop of Canterbury: God and his angels guard ....... sacred throne

your
you
thou

And make ...... long become it!

your
you
thou

Henry V: Sure, we thank ...... .
My learned lord, we pray ...... to proceed
And justly and religiously unfold
Why the law Salique that they have in France
Or should, or should not, bar us in our claim []

your
you
thou

b) Much Ado About Nothing, Act, Scene

Don John: I wonder that ...... , being, as ...... sayest ...... art,
born under Saturn, goest about to apply a moral
medicine to a mortifying mischief.[...]

your
you
thou

Conrade: Yea, but ...... must not make the full show of this
till ...... may do it without controlment.

your
you
thou

c) Macbeth, Act I, Scene 3

First witch: Where hast ...... been, sister?

your
you
thou

Second witch: Killing swine.
Third witch: Sister, where ......?

your
you
thou