Is it a coincidence that J.K. Rowling studied French and Classics?
Or that Shakespeare wrote passages of dialogue in Welsh and French, suggesting that he was conversant in both?
- The Conversation
To write successfully in your first language, it can help if you know a second – it is one way of seeing the world from another perspective and making comparisons, which is after all what literature is all about.
Researchers on the Open World Research Initiative at Swansea University have investigated the…