The presence of archaisms, classical and medival, is also curious.
She studied Shakespeare, not for his beauty of language, but for his archaisms.
All inconsistencies and archaisms of spelling and punctuation have been retained.
Now there is just a touch of snobbery in objecting to these archaisms and calling them "vulgar."
(a) archaisms, (b) dialect, (c) classicisms, and ...