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True Lies in Brice’s Ways with Words - True Lies in Brice’s Ways with Words    In Ways with Words by Shirley Brice Heath we read about the author’s ethnographic study in the South during desegregation. The purpose of Heath’s study is to examine the ways people from different communities in the textile region raise their children. The way the children are raised according to Heath, affects the language development and the way these children learn to read and write in the school setting. In my paper I want to examine the way the church relates to the cultural differences in Roadville and Trackton....   [tags: Ways with Words Essays]
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The Effects of Words Clustering on Memory - As world spin and time pass by, we learn a lot of new things every day. Some we may remember immediately but some are impossible to do it. Thus we as a human try a lot of ways to make every day life easier. Word clustering is one of it. Clustering is meant “similar” or “same”. The way we use it is, when we a given a thing to do, we will categorize same thing that have similar or same pattern or any common pattern. This word clustering seems to give a different impact on every people. We have two types of memory, long term memory and short term memory....   [tags: Words Clustering] 2253 words
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The Power of Words in the Book Thief - Introduction Lead Words have great power and when used correctly can influence what people believe and how they act. Thesis In Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, many characters develop an understanding of the power of words throughout out the novel which results in characters being negatively impacted. P.O.D. Characters that are negatively affected by the strength that words carry include Liesel, Hans and Rudy. Concluding Sentence Liesel is an example of a character that is negatively impacted by the power of words....   [tags: words, characters, impact] 1217 words
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Analysis of Caroline West’s Article, Words That Silence? Freedom of Express and Racist Hate Speech - ... There is the threat implicit in racist hate speech due to the history of racially motivated violence, the physiological ‘speechlessness’ that can take hold in the aftermath of a fear response such as a hate speech may provoke, and the damage to self-esteem which may prevent the targets of racial hate speech from feeling themselves to have any meaningful speech to produce or distribute. This silencing function of racist hate speech may seem somewhat obvious; certainly it is not news that racist hate speech can serve to make its targets feel threatened....   [tags: Words, Public, Speaking] 799 words
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Charlotte's Web: Webbing Characters with Words - ... Fern is aware of Charlotte’s qualities right from the beginning, even stating that Charlotte is “terribly clever” to her parents; however, her mother just brushes off the comment (53).Fern’s mother’s dismissal of Fern’s speech shows that people tend to ignore words that are spoken aloud, as if spoken words have no power behind them. However, when Lurvy, the farmer’s helper, first sees the words on Charlotte’s web, he only notices it because “it was foggy…a spider’s web looks very distinct in a fog” (80)....   [tags: words, perspectives, impact, moral] 1549 words
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Five Ways to Kill a Man - Five Ways to Kill a Man This poem is divided into 5 different stanzas, all of which involve different ways to die. The poem is written rather coldly and treats death as an every day issue, whilst the rest of us try not to think of such things. It is very dispassionate about life. The final stanza is also a political comment, as if to challenge our thought processes toward our every day life. The first paragraph start with a line that hooks into your brain, “There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.” This is not a sentence you hear every day to say the least and because of that my subconscious automatically tries to picture someone saying those words....   [tags: Five Ways to Kill a Man Poems Poetry Essays] 650 words
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Ways for Teachesrs to Foster Autonomy in Students - We must acknowledge that different methods of teaching can result in different levels of empowerment in terms of students’ behaviors and outcomes. Recently, learner autonomy has been a major area of interest in foreign language learning. It must be recognized that autonomy is multidimensional and takes different forms in different learning contexts; however, generally speaking, research has shown that autonomous learning allows learners to make the best use of learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom....   [tags: educational system, learning ways, teaching]
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The Power of Words in Markus Zusak´s The Book Thief - Words hold great power and when used correctly can influence what people believe and how they act. In Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, many characters develop an understanding of the power of words which results in many characters being negatively impacted by the theme. Characters that are negatively affected by the strength the theme of the power of words carry include Liesel, Hans and Rudy. The power of words can influence many people which results in many characters to be negatively impacted like Liesel....   [tags: power, words, negative, theme] 1062 words
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The Changes of Phonetic and Function of Indonesian Borrowing Words - ... Indonesian borrows the words by changing the phonetic term. In example, the word gelas in Indonesian has the same meaning with the word glass in English. Indonesian changes the word glass into gelas to make it easier to be spoken. However, the utterance of “e” in the word gelas is different in each region of Indonesia. North Sumatra in example “e” is spoken /e’/ (Wikipedia). In the other hand, Javanese is spoken “e” /e/. Furthermore, Indonesian changes the suffixes in English into Indonesian way....   [tags: language, work, phontic, function, words]
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John Berger's Ways of Knowing - In his first essay of Ways of Seeing, John Berger claims that all power, authority, and meaning that was once held by an original work of art has been lost through the mass reproduction of these works that has occurred in recent years. He writes of an entirely bogus religiosity (116-117) that surrounds these art objects and that the meaning of the original work no longer lies in what it uniquely says but in what it uniquely is (117). He claims that because of reproduction, the art of the past no longer exists as it once did (127)....   [tags: Ways of Knowing Essays]
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The Power of Words - "The picture he had of the city was reduced to what she said of it, and finally it was her speech alone that could call up and protect that picture. 
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The Power of Words - ... And with that one little competition (I won 2nd place too!), I was off. Before I go any further, there are a few people I need to mention, because they were highly instrumental in helping me explore the world of words, and in bringing out my talent. First and foremost of course, are my parents, Pravina Kumar and Jagadish Kumar. And next, are my second set of parents (close family friends though they were, they too took a part in raising me, bringing me up like their own child), Reena Pinto and Melville Pinto....   [tags: personal narrative] 933 words
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The Power of Words - Historically, the villains in Shakespeare’s plays, Othello in particular, derive much of their power from their ability to persuade other characters within the play to do anything within the villain’s will using speech as their main tool for exploitation. Shakespeare was an expert on using language to his advantage in his plays and quite deeply grasped the power of words. In Shakespeare’s Othello, Iago’s manipulative use of speech is an influential force that drives the play forward and leaves him no exception to the villain armed with a scheming tongue....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]
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A Comparison of the Ways in Which Fitzgerald and Bronte Present Their Heroes. (2742 Words) - A comparison of the ways in which Fitzgerald and Bronte present their heroes. (2742 words) In both "Wuthering Heights" and "The Great Gatsby", the authors have put the central focus for the readers on the romantic heroes of the text. The romantic heroes in the two texts are Gatsby and Heathcliff. These two characters are both very similar and very different and the following is a comparison of how each of them is presented in the novels. One thing which both Gatsby and Heathcliff have in common is that they both have a mysterious past, which the readers know very little about....   [tags: Comparative Literature] 1955 words
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Sylvia Plath's Words for a Nursery - Sylvia Plath's Words for a Nursery Sylvia Plath’s “Words for a Nursery” depicts the embodiment of life through the symbolism of a human hand. Referring to the hand many times throughout various works(“Mirrors”, “Tulips”, “Lady Lazarus”, etc), Plath continually portrays this feature as a bodily tool around which life functions. After becoming pregnant with her first child, Plath’s analysis of the progression of life from birth to death can be seen within such a poem. Like most of her poetry, “Words for a Nursery” escalates in a positive manner until the end where death is expressed, and a sense of pessimism is briefly felt....   [tags: Sylvia Plath Words Nursery Poetry Essays] 1761 words
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Sight Words and Highfrequency Words - Sight Words and Highfrequency Words Sight words and high-frequency words are necessary for early readers to learn because these are the words used most often in reading; these words account for 60% of most print. Sight words are a part of vocabulary that are immediately recognized in their entirety rather than requiring word analysis. By teaching children these words by sight saves them the trouble of attempting to sound them out; this is helpful because many of these words do not follow regular phoneme patterns, such as: some and are....   [tags: essays papers] 586 words
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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman by Marjorie Shostak - “Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman” by Marjorie Shostak      In the book, “Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman,” written by Marjorie Shostak; is a culturally shocking and extremely touching book about a woman who had gone through many struggles and horrific tragedies in her life. This book also emphasizes the perspective of most of the women in the society. There are many striking issues in this book that the people of the !Kung tribe go through.      Marjorie Shostak, an anthropologist who had written this book had studies the !Kung tribe for two years....   [tags: Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman]
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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words - The saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words” is often used to describe how powerful an image is in terms of its capturing power. Images are used by human in a lot of different ways. The most common usage is to capture information. Aside from capturing information, it is also used to compute, compare and recall. With its vast abilities, imagery, especially visual mental imagery, is vital to human intelligence. It is a good complement with other mind based system to enhance human intelligence....   [tags: Visual Imagery]
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Animal Farm: The World and the Words - Animal Farm is a masterfully written cynical exploration into the abuse of power through language.c George Orwell's book provides a theory of power structures, equality and the very nature of human character. As a short, ten-chaptered essay, this book has made its mark on the communist and authoritarian societies with the cutting morals and the phrase “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” In the beginning, Mr. Jones is an antagonistic study into Czar Nicholas II and his abuse of monarchial power as he rules over the farm with an absolute law....   [tags: George Orwell] 1047 words
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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words - In regard to Susan Bordo’s, “Never Just Pictures”, I agree with the points she makes in her essay about what is being projected through advertisements and fashion modeling and the negative effects that these have on developing a healthy self-esteem and body image. Everyone, without gender as a factor, should openly embrace the good points of their body, flaws included. But still, we are surrounded by everything from commercials about diet pills, to articles on celebrities who are doing anything to become thinner and thinner, and the bizarre concept that a plus-size model is as small as a size 6 or 8....   [tags: Body Image]
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Physical Responses to Words and Touch - Physical Responses to Words and Touch. ¶ ¶ Healthcare is of concern to almost everyone. In today’s world, this subject is in the news every day. Anyone with a family member with a chronic health problem will especially be affected by the outcomes of current debates over healthcare. While many already use means outside of what is termed “traditional medicine,” with the current push towards socialized medicine, I believe more and people will be looking for alternative ways to take care of their health....   [tags: Alternative Medicine] 873 words
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Psychological and Emotional Effects of Words - Gitte Falkenburg once said, “ Stick and Stones can break your bones, but words can hurt your soul”. This quote is accurate because pain is only temporary, but words can also affect one’s psychological and emotional states in long term. So, how easy it is to hurt someone through electronic communication. People only need to send one or two text messages to launch an attack of insults and rumors, and within few minutes, everyone will know about it. This is an alarming issue that should be address because there are recent cases of suicide from cyberbullying....   [tags: social communication, amanda todd, cyberbullying]
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Learning to Use Wise Words - Webster’s dictionary defines wisdom as, “the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.” (p. 724) To gain such knowledge, one may consider many years of school. Perhaps a Bachelor’s degree or even a Master’s degree will help one to achieve great wisdom. Or maybe just a life time of experience is what one needs to gain this kind of wisdom. Wright (1989) defines wisdom as “The practical translation and application of the Word of God to everyday life.” (p....   [tags: Speaking, Outspoken] 598 words
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Household Words, by Charles Dickens - In many ways the Victorian Era is not as different as one might initially expect, though there—of course—have been many social improvements since those times. Individuals of Victorian England had, as we do today, a strong attachment to media entertainment. Just as many American anxiously await the release of new episodes of television shows weekly, Victorian England was similarly riveted through weekly installments from a wide variety of periodicals of the time that too were released on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis....   [tags: victorian era, dickens]
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Linguistic Determinism: Words and Thoughts - There is no human language without socio-cultural context; meanwhile language resides inside each individual’s mind and as a result, linguistic interaction did not occur without the use of the language. Individuals do not create languages; they just use that one given to them by society. For Saeed (2009), language is the mirror of culture and it is determined by the categories available in speakers’ own language. Studies about relationship between language and culture and between language and thought have a long history and have placed a much conferred proposal to modern linguistic: the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis....   [tags: Language, Semantics] 2201 words
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Messages Are Not Just Words - Are you a vegetarian, an omnivore, or a carnivore. Each year the world is becoming more extreme in everything including people’s eating preferences like going vegetarian or eliminating vegetables and going carnivore. These observations raise concerns; concerns organizations like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals feel very strongly about. PETA’s main focus of the “go vegetarian” campaign is the cruelty in which animals are slaughtered and the large amounts of these slaughters (“Why Does”)....   [tags: Advertising ]
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Poetry: Emotions in Words - Poetry is an art form of expression and emotions through words. It encompasses the writer’s mood and point of view about a certain idea. Two poems that demonstrate the use of emotions in words are “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou, and “A Dream within a Dream”, by Edgar Allan Poe. Both of these poets are very important in the literary field even though their ways of writing contrast each other. Angelou is a revolutionist who is known around the world for her astounding stories of racism, family, and overcoming adversity....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Words Do Hurt - I hate you. You are so ugly. Why would someone like you have been born. You will never amount to anything. You are not good enough. Nobody will ever love you. You’re so bad at that. Why don’t you just do yourself a favour and stop trying. Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Nothing could be further from the truth. . I find words incredibly odd. They’re just random consonants and vowels strung together, pronounced in certain ways to give them meaning. But how is it possible that these simple, strange things that are so beautiful and delicate are used in such destructive ways....   [tags: propoganda, manipulation, judging] 542 words
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Sight Words and the Dual Coding Theory - Review of Literature Instructing students how to read had been a primary focus in education since 2000 when the National Reading Panel came out with their report; Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction. The report identified the foundational skills needed to become a successful reader; Phonemic awareness, alphabetic principal, fluency, concepts of print, vocabulary development, comprehension....   [tags: Education]
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A Reflection on Mark My Words: Letters of a Businessman to his Son by G Kingsley Ward - A Reflection on Mark My Words: Letters of a Businessman to his Son by G Kingsley Ward Common sense is a disappearing art form not only from business but also from society. It used to be that students seeking a higher education would go to school to build around their common sense. Today students go to school in the hopes of attaining common sense. I'm afraid our society has become so emotionally driven that decisions are made on emotion rather than common sense....   [tags: Ward Kingsley Mark Words] 916 words
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Weasol Words That Effect Consumers' Preferences - In the past, while consumers were contented with soft soap and olive soap for personal care and house works, thanks to the marketers and advertisements, today we are believed to their ineffectiveness and we are obsessed with hygiene. In the course of time, consumption of these items has become a common culture, an understanding and an obsession as well. We have started to purchase these products only because of their tempting package designs regardless of their harmful effects on our health and environment....   [tags: advertisement, unclear allegations, marketing]
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Actions Speak Louder than Words - ... An example would be making a face of disgust while complimenting an outfit. Substitution is another form of body language that plays a big role in any interaction. When somebody is deeply pained, they don’t need words to convey their sadness for it can be seen in their eyes. A person can complement what he said with his body language too. Rubbing one’s temples will show on the stress he is speaking about. The final key cue is accenting or underlining. A person can do this by wagging a finger along with a threat....   [tags: communication, body language, social norms] 900 words
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Ways of Dying by Zakes Mda - ... One feels that Zakes Mda was trying to convey to the reader the seriousness of the conditions in which the character lived under. Mda wanted to bring to light the unnecessary death of children. He wanted to show the reader that mothers and fathers gave birth to children who were only destined to die. “Death lives with us everyday. Indeed our ways of dying are our ways of livening. Or should I say our ways of living are our ways of dying.” (Kayla Van der Merwe) Ways of dying covers only a few days, but these few days mark a considerable change in the life of the central character, Toloki, He meets up and moves in with his childhood friend from his hometown, Noria, they both come to term...   [tags: story analysis]
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The Many Ways to Discipline a Child - Some people believe spanking a child is child abuse, and that it causes the child to grow up aggressive and violent. This would mean that every child that is spanked during their developmental stages will grow up to be an example of bad behavior. However, there is no actual data or information that can confirm that spanking a child will cause a child to grow up to be violent or too aggressive. Children have been trained to obey rules or a set code of behavior for centuries. It is the best way to mold a child to be a respectable adult, and they can pass on the behavior to their future children....   [tags: spanking, corporal punishment]
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Ways To Be An Effective Leader - Leadership is influencing and inspiring people and making them followers with combination of power, vision, charisma, trustworthiness, communication skills and intelligence. Leaders in the history have gathered their followers with these abilities. People believe that leaders will guide them in a way which offers them a better life. In order to make people believe him, a leader must have a purpose and must have the ability to inspire them. Also it must be stated that management is not leadership because leadership is an inborn talent while management can be learned later....   [tags: inspire, communication, trustworthiness] 521 words
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Ways to Establish a Small Business - In this modern era, being smart academically, having a bachelor or master title cannot guarantee a person from having a good job with a good salary. Some people don't satisfy with their current work because they think that the salary is small and they should deserve more, no wonder there are many people work in places that are very contrast with their study in the past. Nowadays there are many independent businesses running both online and offline such as online shops, restaurant, saloon, etc. Some may think that it is just a part-time job to have an extra salary, but the truth is, we can get a large amount of incomes if we have a good management skill....   [tags: independent business, online, offline]
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The Ways of Meeting Oppression - THE WAYS OF MEETING OPPRESSION IS AN ESSAY WRITTEN BY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., ADDRESSING SEGREGATION THAT IS SPECIFICALLY DIRECTED TOWARD THE AFRICAN AMERICAN AUDIENCE. King’s primary audience is the African Americans, but also he has secondary audiences that he addresses, which are a combination of Christians or those who know of, or believe in the Christian views, as well as people in the legal system. He gives examples through his text that will demonstrate how he addresses mostly the African Americans, but also the various other audiences he is trying to reach to through his memorable speech....   [tags: Article Review, Martin Luther King, Jr.] 1993 words
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Business Competition in the Current Environment - ... Furthermore, I will describe each one of them. Starting from the simplest one – manage – in other words we can refer to it as incremental innovation. Incremental innovation – is a series of small improvements to an existing product or product line. It is for existing users and made for already existing offerings (products). With this we can help to maintain or improve products competitive advantage or position over time. Additionally, companies are using incremental innovation to improve their products to include the new features which are highly desired by the consumers....   [tags: ways to grow matrix] 1282 words
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Swearing: A Biopsychosocial Perspective by Lauren M, Bylsma - ... Although, the use of taboo words lacs the complexity that psychological science requires for an understanding of swearing. It is also understood that people use insults or cuss for a wide variety of reasons, which vary across societies according to different circumstances. According to Discovery Channel, researchers believe that insults is most often used to relieve stress and release tension. Sometimes people feel like they're expected to swear in a certain situation or to feel included. And for many, it can become a habit....   [tags: words, feelings] 1117 words
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The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak - Towards the end of the book, the narrator says, “I am haunted by humans” (Zusak 550). Being narrated by Death, The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, is a novel about an orphan, named Liesel Meminger, who moves in with the Hubermanns in Himmel (Heaven) Street. While she is there, she plunders books from libraries and book burnings during the horrors of World War II. Liesel Meminger’s desire to read helps her deal with the incidents around her and gain insight about the power of words, while her insecurity helps her create connections with the beneficent people....   [tags: Power of Words]
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The Power of Words - The power words have is oftentimes underestimated and as a result the world people live in is drastically altered. Words have been used since the invention and implementation of language to stir and move people. From dictators to liberators and revolutionaries words have been used to make points and give visuals to ideals of particular groups. When an African-American person is referred to as a “negro” or a white person is referred to as a “cracker” those words may be imbedded in the minds of younger people who overhear them....   [tags: Language] 1003 words
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The Imprint of Words - The Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary defines the word hate as; “to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward someone or something” (Dictionary.com). A more significant definition to the term hate would be, having a strong dislike towards someone or something, because of the race, actions, or accomplishments. Do words hurt. The perpetrator may say oh they are just words and I did not really mean it. However, once an individual allows hurtful words to escape from their mouth the damage has already been done, whether they meant to say it or not....   [tags: Abuse]
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The Power of Words - “He thought--while his hand moved rapidly--what a power there was in words; later, for those who heard them, but first for the one who found them; a healing power, a solution, like the breaking of a barrier. (Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead)” Words have the power to deceive, uplift, communicate or penalize someone depending on how they are used. A silenced individual has the power to affect the way things are done in the society. Words can be used to say things a person to deceive them so they do not even realize someone is trying to trick them....   [tags: Ayn Rand novels, philosophical analysis]
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The Authority of Words - The Authority of Words In the tragic play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Antony uses the power of words as a tactic to skillfully persuade the people that Caesar’s death was unjustified. Caesar has been killed by the conspiracy because they thought he was too powerful to be kept alive. His most loyal friend Antony makes a speech in order to persuade the Romans the murder the conspiracy committed was wrong. He uses several techniques to captivate the audience and change their view on Caesar’s death....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]
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The Power of Words - Joseph Addison once said, “Words, when well chosen, have so great a force in them that a description often gives us more lively ideas than the sight of things themselves (416).” I like this quote because it shows the importance of words and how powerful and influential they can be. Illustrations are used the same way, they hold the attention of readers, communicate content of information, and give insight of a particular event. There are eight types of illustrations: compare/contrast, personal experiences, processes, facts, quotations, case studies, examples, and statistics....   [tags: Language] 1193 words
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The Effect of Physical Communication on Words - The Effect of Physical Communication on Words Spoken communication can be greatly affected by more subtle communication, such as body language, pauses and tone of voice. These can be used to emphasize what is told, and to create new meanings to the words said. One of the most common ways to change the sense of words or phrases is tone of voice. It is used very simply, and can express the emotions felt by the speaker. A simple sentence such as “I don’t know” can be used to express many meanings depending on the tone of voice used....   [tags: Papers] 406 words
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There's a Stranger in my Words - There's a Stranger in my Words As I sit here and stare at the Mac I wonder who sits at my back. If they knew what I write Would they curse me and bite Or start up some verbal attack. Well, as I walk through the swirling, smoke filled sky of the Hagg-Sauer doorway, squeezing my eyes shut against the reflected sunlight, I thought about how I would approach this project. How to say what I need to say, without saying it in a way that has been said a thousand times, in a million-million words. The voices in my head struggle to escape to the paper, but there's this thing in between my thoughts and your eyes...my mind....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1127 words
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How does Shakespeare Explore the Theme of Words and Silence? - In Much Ado About Nothing, there are many ways in which Shakespeare looks into the theme of words and silence through the characters of Dogberry, Don John and Hero. Shakespeare analyses this theme through how the characters use their own words to help themselves whether it be their weapon, shield or a weapon against themselves. Also, what effect their words have on the audience and other characters such as fear, humour and allowing the audience to get more involved. The theme also shows how they express their feelings of love, hatred or authority through silence....   [tags: shakespeare, silence, don john] 923 words
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Language Identification of Individual Words with Joint Sequence Models - ... In order to be able to model code-switched words through language-specific pronunciation or acoustic models, it becomes necessary to be able to identify the language of origin of words {\it in isolation}, that is, a single word from one language may be embedded in a matrix sentence of a second language. For minority languages, reliable word lists of substantial size can be surprisingly difficult to obtain and text-based language identification (LID) systems must be able to generalise from fairly small corpora to be useful in practical systems....   [tags: speech recognition, graphemes, pronunciation] 1035 words
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Making a Speech Recognition System that Understands Malayalam Words - 1. INTRODUCTION Speech is the most effective mode of communication used by humans. Automatic speech recognition can be defined as a technology which enables a system to recognize the input speech signals and interpret the meaning, after which the system should be able to generate some control signals. 1.1 AIM Aim of this project is to realize an Automatic Speech Recognition system in hardware which is able to understand limited Malayalam words spoken into the microphone. The system works well in room environment (approximately 20dB SNR)....   [tags: hardware communication technology]
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