Learn much you can, from Yoda’s spoken and subtitled discourse

The structural oddity of the speech pattern of the Star Wars character Master Yoda is probably one of the most instantly recognizable of all TV and film characters, even to those unfamiliar with the Star Wars series of films themselves. But how well does this speech ‘oddity’ translate into the accompanying sub-titles, and can we learn about how the structure of language can add weight to the perception of a character?…

The structural oddity of the speech pattern of the Star Wars character Master Yoda is probably one of the most instantly recognizable of all TV and film characters, even to those unfamiliar with the Star Wars series of films themselves. But how well does this speech ‘oddity’ translate into the accompanying sub-titles, and can we learn about how the structure of language can add weight to the perception of a character?…