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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]

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Writing Standards : Finding One 's Ways With Words

- Success for certain students relies heavily on the parent and their overall childhood as well. What was your childhood like. Was it safe, impoverished, happy, or could you refer to it as madness. Every child you ask this question to most likely will have different answers. Each young student is born differently, brought up in various ways and receives excellent to minimal education. Why is that you ask. Many factors can affect a child’s education. It could be the environment, family, growth of the child and most importantly behavior....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Child]

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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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Khatibi, 
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 Languages Words are very powerful things, they are not simply just letters written on a sheet of paper; they can inspire, motivate, and evoke certain emotions. Think of your favorite songs and realize that the lyrics can bring joy, happiness, sadness, depression, loneliness, longing, or any emotion imaginable to others based on their own personal experiences....   [tags: Language ]

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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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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]

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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]

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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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The Bible Is The Words Of God

- The bible is the words of God. It is natural to believe that the bible should be read and practiced literally. However, as the Roman Catholic Church believes that “God speaks through men in men in human fashion” (Dei Verbum 12). Hence, what the authors want to say, and what God wants to express via their words should be located. In this essay, the reasons for which the Holy Scriptures should be interpreted shall be discussed in further detail. Firstly, the Bible was not written to contemporary readers....   [tags: Bible, Religious text, Torah, Christianity]

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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]

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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]

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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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Speech On Words Over Weapons

- Words Over Weapons Words hold more power than weapons. Consider this, if someone asks another person kindly to do something that is a reasonable task, they are fairly likely to do what they were asked. However, if they demand it be done, or use force in asking for the completion of the task, the person of whom it was requested of is much less likely to do it, or do the task happily. Violent means may force people to do things, but they will never make them truly want to do what they are being made to do, or do the task happily....   [tags: Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, Odd Girl Out]

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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]

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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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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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Perfection Is Inevitable, Words That Speak Truth

- Perfection is inevitable, words that speak truth in many ways. In George Orwell’s famous novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston Smith, the main character, lives in a totalitarian regime set in London in the year he thinks is 1984. Winston works for the controlling government, but is a member of the country’s lowest caste. Within Orwell’s novel, it supports that in reality, a utopian society cannot work, because of how dictating the totalitarian government is within the novel establishing the dystopian civilization....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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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 Ways Of Love Is Expressed

- Everyone is unique not only in how they look and feel but also in how they show love. This essay will examine the different ways love is expressed. To build a healthy, devoted relationship and to grow and maintain that relationship these techniques must all be understood. Thus, a person must be ready to recognize and receive love not just give it. These ways of conveying love can be broken down into five styles, and each will relate primarily to one of these styles. By understanding each of the styles and identifying them in various circumstances, a healthy relationship can be grown and maintained....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Romance]

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The Bible Teaches God 's Words

- ... However, perhaps the most mysterious animal is the thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, that is taken into account to have become extinct in 1936.” (australia.gov.au) The Tasmanian Tiger’s extinction is cause by one issue. “The answer, unfortunately, is humans.” (australia.gov.au) Animal’s extinction may also impact hunters to maneuver on and hunt animals to become endanger. Species enlisted as endangered species. This is only one aspect of a con example of hunting’s world-related problems. “The slaughter of Cecil, a much-loved, 13-year-old lion who lived in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park, by a trophy hunting American dentist…” was one such story of endanger species hunting....   [tags: Endangered species, Hunting, Thylacine]

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My Goals And Ways Of Teaching

- ... The reason why this was never a solid teaching strategy for me was because in other subject matters such as Math, all I was either asked to do in presenting a lesson plan or ask to do by a teacher was give the students a worksheet and have them complete the worksheet. But from this class and my past views on effective teaching I was able to learn a very effective strategy. Though why I feel this is a solid teaching strategy is because it is important to promote students’ dialogue as they have instructional conversations....   [tags: Teacher, Learning, Education, Teaching]

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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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The Many Ways Of Collecting Data

- So Much Research: The Many Ways Anthologists Collect Data Would you believe me if I told you that not all scientists just look inside a petri dish, scribble some words down, and fix all of life’s problems. Well, actually, there are plenty of different ways to research the same thing. You also have to think about all the different types of science fields that we have researching many different things. Some do look through petri dishes, some look through advanced telescopes that can see billions of miles into space, some use computers and chemicals to light up portions of the body and brain....   [tags: Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture]

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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]

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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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Learning Objectives And Ways Of Thinking

- ... I did not know that deviance can be a simple thing such as running a red light, and how society conforms us to follow these rules that people do not think twice about. This is most interesting because it relates to deviance behavior, criminology, and it is to understand certain behavior using the sociological imagination. The next two chapters eight and nine discuss class, importance of social background, and global inequality between the differences among wealth and power. Class and inequality can go hand in hand when discussing the differences among the world....   [tags: Sociology, C. Wright Mills, Culture]

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The Best Ways Of Mental Retardation

- ... The study was done to decrease inappropriate behaviors described by the teacher during the first four months of school. They recorded the data on a recording the number of times the teacher asked the student to complete a task and also recorded if the student complied. The token economy system that the researchers implemented was a points system that allotted for extra privileges (1970). The study proved that pairing a token economy with teacher praise is more powerful than only implementing teacher praise as the reward....   [tags: Education, Skill, Applied behavior analysis]

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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.]

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Ways Of Imparting Math Skills

- Educationists and math professors often agree on the idea that there is a need to come up with new ways of imparting math skills to students; however, there is no consensus on how to achieve this feat. On the one side of the debate, educationists believe that the traditional approach of solving math is still relevant even though based on the learner-response philosophy. Students are taught in a certain manner and learning occurs when they respond correctly. On the other side of the debate, however, educationists believe the traditional way no longer works and the new problem solving approach is the way to go because it engages students in a meaningful way, and in the end they develop fundame...   [tags: Problem solving, Learning, Education, Teacher]

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Swearing: A Biopsychosocial Perspective by Lauren M, Bylsma

- Words have always affected how an individual. In more than just one way perhaps, maybe not just any word either, maybe some in particular just get your emotions to flutter and one just may not be capable of understanding how that is, or why. Taking a step back, we look at insults. Insults and swear words seem to have such a great power over others, and typically there is a bigger meaning as to why they might be used. This sort of phenomenon isn’t always used out of spite, or anger. It can also be used to get a point across, or to express a deeper sense of emotion....   [tags: words, feelings]

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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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God 's Words On Human Words

- God’s words in humans words can be understood in many different manners. For example, at the beginning of this semester, we learned that a majority of the time when someone refers to “God’s words in human words” they mean holy scripture, that from the Bible. Another understanding of the phrase is rather that it is through people like saints, the Pope, or your parish priest that we can come to understand God’s words. An interesting point to bring up would be the question of why God’s words are different than that which we can understand....   [tags: Bible, Moses, Supernatural, Jensen Ackles]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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New Ways of Thinking in Science and Art

- Samuel Johnson stated “Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it” (Richard Van De Lagemaat pg.28). Many philosophers constructed their ideologies by exploring the world around them and for their sense of curiosity. However, as the years passed, many of the theories proven changed due to new information discovered. The reason for these new discoveries to occur was because of “curiosity”. Curiosity opened the doors for inquiry and great ideas or even inventions....   [tags: Philosophy ]

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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]

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The Ways That The People Of Our Earth Communicate

- ... In this video we learned terms like ethnocentrism which means that you place your own culture 's values above that of others. This is an example of something you shouldn 't do when communicating with people from other cultures. It 's important to study and understand other cultures so that you can communicate effectively and considerately with others. You don 't want to be rude or disrespectful. It’s important to take everyone 's cultural backgrounds into consideration so that you can grow a good and healthy relationship with everyone....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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Network : Rich With Multiple Ways Of Communicating

- In today’s society, we are media – rich with multiple ways of communicating. Often times we communicate with people in different areas of the country, but more so people in different areas of the world. Within organizations, communication is central to complete the task. That organization could be at work, a club, a sports team, church or even at home. In a fast paced organization, effective communication is key to completing the objective. In order to communicate effectively, you must know the person or system you are communicating with....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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Ways to Help Remedy the Plagiarism Problem

- Plagiarism is a word that should be well known to anyone who has attended school. To plagiarize, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, is “to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own; use (another's production) without crediting the source; to commit literary theft; present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.” While it would seem obvious that this would be a bad thing to do and, therefore, easy to avoid, many students and writers of all backgrounds find the subject confusing....   [tags: Education, writing, citation]

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The Ways of Shel Silverstein of Being a Poet

- Shel Silverstein was a poet known for his innovative poems that made an advancement in poems. (2) Silverstein was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 25, 1930 and he died in Key West, Florida on May 10 1999. (2) Silverstein served in the U.S. Army in 1950 and got deployed to Korea and Japan then he became a very popular poet. (1)Silverstein made children learn a lot about logic where they are now able to use as an adult. Silverstein was a didactic kind of man. He was this way because he had an unique style to his writing....   [tags: poems, shel silverstein, poet]

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Moving Forward in Look Both Ways

- The Australian film Look Both Ways by Sarah Watt explores the idea of choosing to move forward in life. The film demonstrates that life is an unplanned event that can bring many unexpected turns, and when we realise just how little control we have over life’s turns it can become very difficult to move forward. Through the main characters (Nick, Meryl, Andy, Joan, and Julie) Watt shows that when people experience issues that are way beyond their control they can cope and deal with the pain in different ways....   [tags: unexpected, grief, healing]

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Divorce Affects Children in Three Ways

- ... Another place this aggression can be seen is at school. It occurs when a teacher asks about missing or incomplete assignments and the student may talk back in a very aggressive loud way. Not only does this aggression occur with teachers but it also occurs with friends. It can start as simply as one of the friends asking the other for a loan of lunch money. And the student going through the divorce will respond with profanity or rudeness. Another area where the aggression occurs is in sporting activities....   [tags: children, effect, emotionally]

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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]

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Best 5 Ways For Debt Collection

- ... You can set these kinds of equally anyone see fit. probably you’d such as to be able to acrue interest with loan or necessitate It repaid throughout the month or even an year. These kinds of prospects are usually surely available to help you. Promissory notes are usually fairly simply contract but these are generally binding documents. Securing repayment without having single is actually always much further difficult. Be Courteous: Even though your own debtor features broken their words, collecting in a good debt tends to help zero extra smoothly whether or not you’re polite....   [tags: promissory note, send a request payment]

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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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Hip Hop Music is More Than a Couple of Words

- Hip Hop music is more than just a couple of words that rhyme together; it's a culture, its spiritual movement that has helped people in various ways. Where it originated from is particularly among the African-American youth in Bronx, New York. DJ's in Bronx would isolate percussive breaks in popular songs and those genres of music were typically funk, disco, and soul records. Since those genres were relatively short, DJ's would use turn tables to extend and mix the beats which eventually formed a new genre of music known as hip hop....   [tags: culture, rhyme, symmetrical meaning ]

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Poetry Can Be Looked At As Nothing But Words And False Imagery

- ... All poetic minds all have an influence in every epoch of humanity. The next goes: “ As the eyes of Lyncaus were said to see through the earth, so the poet turns the world to glass, and shows us all things in their right series and procession” (16). Underlying the significance of how poets, and poetry, can allow us to see the creatures, earth, and the very structure of the universe like clear glass. Basic understanding is each poets goal, nothing more, and nothing less. A poet can be described, as quoted by Emerson, “the poet is the person whom these powers are in balance, the man without impediment, who sees and handles that which others dream of” (3)....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mind, Art, Aesthetics]

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Poetry Is More Than Just A Correlation Of Words

- Poetry is more than just a correlation of words; poetry contains power. Poetry works by sculpting the English language in such a way that it produces sound, while endeavoring to recreate experiences. I really grasped this concept when we read Dulcem Et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen. Among other things, this poem contains haunting imagery, and a rhythm that produces the sound of being in the trenches. While reading this poem, Wilfred Owen’s words made me fearful and paranoid. The slightest sound could hold my attention....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Dulce et Decorum Est, Stanza]

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The Qur'an Is God's Words Reveled to the Prophet Muhammad

- Qur’an is a scripture “God’s message and revelation to the human race that by time became a written book” that was send not only for a certain place or certain time, but to everyplace and every time. The closest meaning to the word Qur’an is recite and yet, it is still doesn’t have the same meaning in Arabic. The Qur’an was reveled in Hijaz. Hijaz is the old name of Arabia that covers Mecca and Madina. Qur’an is God’s words reveled to Prophet Muhammad by angel Gabriel. This topic got my attraction because of many reasons, but mostly because that the Qur’an itself is considered to be a miracle till our day....   [tags: Islam, muslim religion, religious beliefs]

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Non-Violent Resistance: The Stoppable Ways

- Sitting down under the same sky, looking into the same outer space and participate the same environments have made us very curious about whom we are. It is true that we were born into different lifestyles yet we do not know much about ourselves, especially how we, oppressed people, can deal things in a non-violent resistance. According to Martin Luther King’s Three Ways of Meeting Oppression, he reveals how we can deal with our oppression in three characteristic ways – non-violent resistance, violent resistance and acquiescence....   [tags: Martin Luther King, Peaceful Movement]

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Soldiers of Words

- In a time when people lose their soul and languages lack genuine sincerity, poetry stands tall shaping our empty lives with joy and pain. “Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash” (Leonard Cohen). Forgotten and abandoned just like our killed hopes, raped values and unfulfilled dreams, poetry is marooned alone away—far from us—on a deserted island of ignorance. Indeed, nobody would deny the significant role of poetry in our lives. However, there has been an ongoing debate on the importance of poetry as a type of arts in enriching our lives and whether it was useful in children education....   [tags: Poetry in Children's Education]

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Hiding Behind the Words

- Hiding Behind the Words As I look back at the first paper I wrote for this class, I see lots of things I needed to improve on. I was simple minded in many of my ideas that I wrote about. Throughout the paper I only elaborated on a few thoughts and ideas. It all could have been summed up in two paragraphs. My opening paragraph talked about my whole paper. "A university education is important to me. By getting a degree in geography I hope to improve my knowledge and increase my chances for a good job....   [tags: Writing Education Self Analysis]

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The Diversity Of Worldviews, Ways Of Learning, And Ways

- ... Modern science emerged in Europe in the 17th century scientific revolution, at the beginning of the Enlightenment. However, in the postmodern science era, the materialistic worldviews and mechanistic paradigms of modern science are still dominant in scientific communities across the globe. But from the beginning of the 20th century, the community has been challenged by new scientific insights. The postmodern sciences do not belong to one single scientific paradigm, do not accept one overall big theory, and can be based on very different epistemologies....   [tags: Scientific method, Epistemology, Science]

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Investigating the Length of Words in Magazines and Newspapers

- Investigating the Length of Words in Magazines and Newspapers Introduction In this piece of coursework I am going to look at the differences between articles from newspapers and magazines. I will be looking at the length of the words in each of the articles to see which of them has the longest words. Plan I am going to take a 100 word article from both newspaper and magazine. The article that I have chosen from the newspaper is out of “The Evening Telegraph”. The article that I have chosen from the magazine is out of “Night & Day”....   [tags: Papers]

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Atwood's Attention to Words in The Handmaid's Tale

- Atwood's Attention to Words in The Handmaid's Tale The Handmaids Tale illustrates that dictatorship can be established by creating a state of fear once language controls are instituted. As a tradition to dystopian novels, Atwood has drawn much attention to the meaning of words and the significance of names, as well as the prohibition for women to read or write, in order to portray Gilead as a successful totalitarian state. Atwood is trying to make the point that in a dystopian world, language can be the power....   [tags: Margaret Atwood The Handmaid's Tale Essays]

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Anne Hutchinson's Words and Their Later Significance

- Anne Hutchinson's Words and Their Later Significance Anne Hutchinson, on trial for apparently nothing more than leading religious discussions at her house, is subjected to belittlement and unclear, if not unfounded, accusations in “The Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson at the Court at Newton.” The trial, which took place in 1637, set a standard for the future treatment of women, and subsequently their speech and writing. Because of the way the prosecution pigeonholes Hutchinson into admitting her guilt, the reverends (and thus men) gain (or keep) power over women—the power to control their women and to interpret contrived meanings from their words....   [tags: Anne Hutchinson Essays]

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Cassius' Words in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

- Cassius' Words in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar        In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, the importance of Cassius and Brutus' dialogues in Act 1, Scene 2, lines 135-78 to the play is that it enables Cassius to deceive Brutus to join the conspirators. Cassius' words in this passage show that he is a very cunning individual who persuades Brutus to join the conspirators to rid Rome of his so-called " tyranny."   Cassius' words expose his hypocritical nature during his conversation with Brutus....   [tags: Julius Caesar Essays]

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Language is the Main Source of Communication

- Language is the human main source to communicate and it is a very complex capacity that entails many different aspects, one of them is the meaning of the words we use in order to express ourselves. Meaning depends on many factors and the linguistic branch that studies it is the semantics and pragmatics. Through studies in these fields we find the terms of homonymy and polysemy to denominate different phenomena that can occur in relation to the meaning of the words we use while perform language. Oxford English Dictionary defines homonymy as the phenomenon in which `… two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins´....   [tags: Meaning of Words, Language, Communication]

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Using Google AdWords to Drive Traffic and Increase Sales

- ... So in short, SEO is the process of finding adwords through Google analytics to see what your desired audience is searching for. You then use those specific words in your content instead of using another. For example, the adword 'fashion' gets searched for 12.1k times, and 'style' gets searched for 6.6k times. As you can see, you would want to utilize the prior to encourage higher traffic and more potential customers and sales. Avoid Google Penalties With Consistent SEO Although utilizing Google Adwords to benefit your SEO practices is extremely easy, it is just as easy to have your site red flagged....   [tags: search engines, popular words]

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Julie Clayton's Article Lost for Words

- Clayton, Julie. (1999) Lost for Words. New Scientists Planet Science, 24. Summary The first point I came across in this article was understanding the meaning of this condition. Many people diagnosed with this disability are often not diagnosed properly. A lot of people are labeled as “slow learners.” People with dyslexia don’t have difficulty understanding the meanings of words or recognizing letters and shapes of letters. With this information, this has led scientists to believe that the problem is in the language centers of the brain....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Triumph of Words: The House of Spirits

- A few words can make a dramatic impact. They can be used to destroy and manipulate, or they can be used to bring joy and strength. They shape the course of events big and small and then later narrate the stories of these events. In The House of the Spirits, various types of power vie for dominance, one of these being the power of words. The strength and duration of this power is compared to those of physical power, ambition, and more. Isabel Allende illustrates that the power of words is the strongest and most lasting form of power through the actions of Clara, Pedro Tercero, and Alba in her novel, The House of the Spirits....   [tags: Isabel Allende novels]

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