During our editing we have used a bulk text analysis to identify key dates, unusual word uses, scanning, editing and spelling errors (including finding typeset errors inherited from earlier editions) and to develop a concordance file. We hope that we have corrected these but if we find new errors then we will list these in the Errata pages on this web site.
The Doctor Antonio book has a word count of approximately 138,000 words long and has around just under 12,700 different words (the vast majority are English with a few Latin, Italian and French words).
The top 100 words by use account for around 53.8% of the total words of the book. This is by no means unusual as the combined works of Shakespeare, for example, also have the top 100 words used for 53.7% of all words (Shakespeare has just under 29,000 unique words).
Words that occur only once account for just under 48% of the unique words used (compare this to Shakespeare in which 43.3% of unique words are used just once).
The top 1% of unique words used account for about 56.7% of the total words of the book (compare this to Shakespeare in which the top 1% of unique words used account for 66.7% of total words).
The Top 100 words used in Doctor Antonio are,
From this list it becomes easy to guess which are the main characters in order of importance i.e. Antonio, (Doctor), Lucy, (Sir) John, Speranza, (Davenne). Read the book and discover why !
Shakespeare References source: The Open Source Shakespeare.