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Interpretation of the King in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Interpretation of the King in Hamlet       Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet presents in the character of King Claudius an intelligent, cunning, but seemingly unselfish ruler. This essay will present both an external and internal consideration of Claudius.   For the duration of the drama an important mental contest ensues between Claudius and the protagonist. John Masefield discusses this mind battle in “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark”:   Justice, in her grosser as in her finer form, is concerned with the finding of the truth.  The first half of the play, though it exposes and develops the fable, is a dual image of a search for truth, of a seeking for a certainty that would justify a viole...   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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A Holographic Interpretation of the Scarlet Letter

- A Holographic Interpretation of the Scarlet Letter Comprehension of anything requires a framework already in place in order to place it in out sphere of reference. Especially those that are "fuzzy" or difficult to nail down. The brain and the atom are not fully understood, but by comparing functions, structures, and similar operations to known items or concepts one can obtain a hold on the unknown and even extrapolate unknown processes from known ones. (For example, the brain is similar to a computer....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Interpretation of A Feminist View on Pornography

- Interpretation of A Feminist View on Pornography The article that I will be breaking down in the following paper is “Pornography, Civil Rights, and Speech” by Catherine A. MacKinnon. I believe the best area to start is to briefly describe MacKinnon and her article. MacKinnon is a professor of law at the University of Michigan. The article deals with the affects of pornography on society. MacKinnon feels that some pornography should be illegal. Her reason for this view is not that she finds it offensive, but rather that she considers it as a form of sexual discrimination....   [tags: Critique Rebuttal Essays]

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The Happiest Place on Earth, An Interpretation

- Packed tightly into thirty-six short lines is a depiction of America today as viewed by Conor Oberst, front man for the Desaparecidos. "The Happiest Place on Earth" covers their opinions on patriotism, drugs, greed, pollution, military, technology, and the establishment in general. The overall feeling of the song is rebellion towards the industry, but there is also a sense of hope and a longing for social change. Conor Oberst, the writer of the song, started the music life when he was fourteen years old in a band called Commander Venus....   [tags: Music]

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An Interpretation of What Work Is

- An Interpretation of What Work Is Richard Hugo once wrote "Philip Levine knows a few things so well that he cannot forget them when he writes poetry." I believe that one of these things is the subject of work. Levine's theme of work comes from his past experiences of growing up and working during the time of World War II. Philip Levine grew up in Detroit, Michigan during this very difficult time for the United States. His thoughts were occupied with the war and the fear of being sent overseas; therefore his attention was not focused on such things as poetry....   [tags: What Work Is Essays]

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Evaluation of an Interpretation for Sufficiency

- Evaluation of an Interpretation for Sufficiency John Keegan, a modern military historian, suggests that Haig was an 'efficient and highly skilled soldier who did much to lead Britain to victory in the First World War'. Is there sufficient evidence in Sources C to L to support this interpretation. There are those that believe Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig was 'the Butcher of the Somme', those who would agree with John Keegan's opinion of Haig and those who see arguments for both views....   [tags: Papers]

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Constitutional Interpretation of Checks and Balances

- Constitutional Interpretation of Checks and Balances The problem of interpreting the Constitution and framer’s intent is a constantly permeating and troublesome question in the minds of Supreme Court Justices, judges, prominent politicians, and policy makers alike. It is a problem that has been pondered for years and years in the courtrooms and on paper with no real conclusion. One such essay arguing this dilemma is “How Not to Read the Constitution” by Laurence H. Tribe and Michael C. Dorf, who explore the questions “Is reading the text just a pretext for expressing the reader’s vision in the august, almost holy terms of constitutional law?” and “Is the Constitution simply a mirror in...   [tags: Papers]

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Modern Interpretation of "The Merchant Of Venice" Drama Challenge

- Every year, each Secondary 2 class has to stage a modern interpretation of the Shakespeare play The Merchant of Venice, with each class given a particular scene to interpret. The scene assigned to our class, 2K, was Act 4 Scene 1, from Portia’s entry until the Duke’s exit. Though our class is only halfway through the preparations of the interpretation, I feel that I have learnt a lot of invaluable knowledge about the play and the themes conveyed in that particular scene, as well as more about theatrical interpretations and the importance of the roles of the various involved parties....   [tags: theatre, Merchant Of Venice, shakespeare, moerniza]

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Interpretation Alternatives of Shakespeare's The Tempest

- Interpretation Alternatives of The Tempest      A production of The Tempest should emphasize the idealized methods in which Prospero uses magic to solve the problem of revenge which is so prevalent throughout his tragedies, perhaps the production might be a direct allegory for the magic of the theatre itself.   In this conception of the play, the scattering and bringing together of the characters in the script is significant in that theatre also could be said to bring people together and allow them to share in an experience of emotion, magic, and finally, of resolution....   [tags: Tempest essays]

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Interpretation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- Interpretation of Romeo and Juliet What would cause young lovers to mysteriously commit suicide so they can be together. Is it their parents who forbid them to see one another, or is it themselves. William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, tells about two young "star-crossed lovers" whose deaths were caused by fate, not their parents or themselves. First of all, Romeo and Juliet were from feuding families: Romeo a Montague, and Juliet a Capulet. Romeo was so depressed about his unrequited love for Rosaline when it just so happens, he goes to a masquerade party....   [tags: Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet]

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A Kantian Interpretation of Demonstrative Reference

- A Kantian Interpretation of Demonstrative Reference ABSTRACT: According to Kant, we refer to what is out there in the world by performing a demonstrative act, like pointing at an object with a finger. A Kantian mode of demonstrative reference is characterized by the existence of a real, 2-placed affective relation between an intuiting subject and the referent. Parsons suggests that Kantian intuition is both singular and immediate, and immediacy demands an object of intuition to be present, a condition clearly satisfied by objects within our immediate perceptual field....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Kant Essays]

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Hellenistic and Hellenic Interpretation of Popper

- Hellenistic and Hellenic Interpretation of Popper Sir Karl Popper states in his treatise "Philosophy of Science: a Personal Report" asserts that "the criterion of the scientific status of a theory is its falsifiability, or refutability, or testability" (Popper 23). He claims that a 'good' scientific theory must meet a single requirement: its capability of being tested. In other words, a good theory predicts future observations, and the accuracy of the prediction supports or refutes it. If a theory can't be tested then it isn't scientific....   [tags: Scientific Theories Science Essays]

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Symbolism and Interpretation in Animal Farm

- Symbolism and Interpretation in Animal Farm When Orwell published Animal Farm in 1945, a popular belief held that the Soviet Union was an honorable nation. Orwell hoped to write a novel that exposed the murderous truth of the Soviet System; he employed allegory to show a truth that remained unclear to many. As an allegory on early 20th Century Russia, ANIMAL FARM introduces its audience to a wide array of characters--each serving as a symbol. The table below provides a list of fictional characters, events, and items from the film ANIMAL FARM, and the real-life counterparts they appear to represent....   [tags: Animal Farm George Orwell Essays]

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Interpretation of A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

- Interpretation of A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning Although that it may seem that the meaning of A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning could be applied to any couple awaiting separation, according to Izaak Walton, a seventeenth-century biographer, John Donne wrote his poem for his wife, Anne Donne, right before his departure for France in 1611 (Damrosch 238). However, even though the poem is not written to an audience, many of us can learn from what Donne is trying to convey to his wife....   [tags: Papers]

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Data Analysis and Interpretation of Social Media Use

- Data Analysis Below is Question wise analysis of data collected 1. What is overall work experience you have in marketing and branding domain. a). 0-2 years b). 2-4 years c). 4-6 years d). More than 6 years Interpretation: The above data shows that 68% of the Marketing personnel’s are in the field of Marketing since last 2 yrs which depicts that the people who have given most of the responses are very new to this field and do not carry so much of experience and knowledge .Only 14% of the people that is 7 of them are highly experienced....   [tags: marketing, promotion, survey]

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Is It Important For Counselors Be Well Trained? Interpretation And Communication Of Results?

- It is important for counselors to be well trained in interpretation and communication of results because if the results are not communicated correctly and effectively there may be misperceived or misunderstood by the individual receiving the interpretation. This is a unique form of communication for counselors and the success of this is vital. Our textbook provides us with information explaining the importance and value of sharing test interpretations with the individual who took the assessment....   [tags: Communication, Knowledge, Understanding]

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Alexander Doty 's Interpretation Of The Wicked Witch

- Alexander Doty’s interpretation of the Wicked Witch in the Wizard of Oz is very interesting. Instead of just taking the movie as it comes, Doty analyzes The Wizard of Oz from a queer perspective. While Dorothy’s ruby red high heeled slippers are commonly considered a symbol for sexual power, the Wicked Witch of the West’s broomstick is also a fetishized object that serves a sexual purpose. Instead of being the symbol for heteronormative sexual desires, the Wicked Witch’s broomstick is a symbol for dyke power (Doty, p....   [tags: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Land of Oz, Lilith]

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An Interpretation of Frost's Birches

- An Interpretation of Frost's Birches After reading this poem, I believe that it can be divided into three specific parts. The scientific explanation for the appearance of birches, Frost's boyhood fanatasy about their appearance, and his present day interpretation of their appearance. In the first section, Frost explains the birches appearances scientifically. He implys that natural phenomenons make the branches of the birch trees sway. He explains that ice storms, which is a characteristic of New England weather, can accumulate on the branches and cause them to become heavy and bending....   [tags: Papers]

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A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Rapunzel

- A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Rapunzel      The familiar story of Rapunzel, as told by the brothers Jacob Ludwig Carl and Wilhelm Carl Grimm, takes on new meaning with a psychoanalytic interpretation. It is a complex tale about desire, achievement, and loss. The trio of husband, wife, and witch function as the ego, id, and superego respectively to govern behavior regarding a beautiful object of desire, especially when a prince discovers this object. The story begins in a rural house where a man and woman live without children, near a walled garden tended by a frightening witch....   [tags: Hay Rapunzel Essays]

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Constructivism: A Matter of Interpretation

- Constructivism: A Matter of Interpretation The theory of constructivism rests on the notion that there is an innate human drive to make sense of the world. Instead of absorbing or passively receiving objective knowledge that is "out there," learners actively construct knowledge by integrating new information and experiences into what they have previously come to understand, revising and reinterpreting old knowledge in order to reconcile it with the new (Billett 1996). The cognitive structures that learners build include procedural knowledge (how--techniques, skills, and abilities) and propositional knowledge (that--facts, concepts, propositions)....   [tags: Philosophy Learning Essays]

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Interpretation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Interpretation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth If you were to ask any foreigner to name a Scots king, he would eventually mention Macbeth, and his knowledge would be based on Shakespeare's famous play. However, Shakespeare's drama was written more than 500 years after the real Macbeth was on the throne and the plot of the fictitious drama has somewhat overshadowed the true life of Macbeth....   [tags: Papers]

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Dream Interpretation and Dream Therapy

- Dream Interpretation and Dream Therapy There are many facts that are unknown about dreams and their meanings. For centuries, philosophers and scientists have tried to understand the meaning of dreams. They have all been fascinated by the fact that the content of dreams may have meanings relating to one's life. Are dreams just thoughts in people's minds, or are dreams in fact representations of different areas in people's lives. Dreams represent many different areas of one's life in physical, emotional, and mental ways....   [tags: Papers]

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Theories of Dream Content in The Interpretation of Dreams by Freud

- I have chosen an original psychology classic based on Sigmund Freud. The title of my review is “The Interpretation of Dreams”. This book was written to find out why do we actually dream and what does it mean in our psychological lives. In Freud’s view, dream is viewed as wish fulfilment. It is known as the satisfaction of a desire through an involuntary process. Therefore it can occur in dreams or daydreams in the symptoms or neurosis or hallucination of psychosis. It requires interpretation to recognize this satisfaction....   [tags: manifest, latent, wish]

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Analytical Interpretation of Snow White

- An Analytical Interpretation of “Snow-White”      Throughout the story of Snow-White, Competition is played out in numerous ways. As the famous saying goes-only the strongest survive and to the victor go the spoils. There were a few power struggles going on even under the primary plot. This is one way to describe some of the seemingly bizarre or extreme motivations that push the story to a grisly, but happy ending.      The first queen apparently dies in childbirth (but do we really know this for sure?) and is replaced with a new queen in order to re-establish the king’s dominance over his kingdom....   [tags: Snow White Analysis Essays]

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Reality: Theory of Relativity and The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

- Do we live in a world with a reality that is independent of the observer, which can be assessed objectively and compared to an observer’s perceptions. Or do we live in a world that has a reality dependent on the consciousness of the observer. The two most successful scientific theories do not agree on the role of the observer in reality. The Theory of Relativity implies that there is an observer-independent reality whereas The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics implies an observer-dependent reality....   [tags: fourth dimension, speed of light, wave function]

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Computer Linguistics and Philosophical Interpretation

- Computer Linguistics and Philosophical Interpretation ABSTRACT: This paper reports a procedure which I employed with two computational research instruments, the Index Thomisticus and its companion St. Thomas CD-ROM, in order to research the Thomistic axiom, ‘whatever is received is received according to the mode of the receiver.’ My procedure extends to the lexicological methods developed by the pioneering creator of the Index, Roberto Busa, from single terms to a proposition. More importantly, the paper shows how the emerging results of the lexicological searches guided my formation of a philosophical thesis about the axiom’s import for Aquinas’s existential metaphysics....   [tags: Technology Philosophy Essays]

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East of Eden: An Interpretation

- East of Eden: An Interpretation I. Cathy Ames - Cathy's main motivation was her desperate and incessant need for money. This held true throughout most of the book; it was only at the very end of her life that she realized that she had been missing something her entire life. This is the reason she left everything that she had amassed to her youngest son, Aron. This act may have been a desperate attempt at making up for the love she was never privileged enough to have. Cathy viewed herself as someone who could outwit most anyone she met -- especially men....   [tags: English Literature]

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Supporting Keegans Interpretation of Haig

- Supporting Keegans Interpretation of Haig Historians often differ greatly with their opinions on Field Marshal Haig and how successful he was during the Great War. John Keegan is a modern historian very much in favour of Haig. Keegan is quoted as saying Haig was an "efficient and highly skilled soldier who did much to lead Britain to victory in the First World War". In recent years most historians have begun to accept that Haig was not nearly as bad as the seemingly common view of him as a bumbling idiot portrayed in the era after his death....   [tags: Papers]

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Preliminary Interpretation of Descartes' Meditations

- Preliminary Interpretation of Descartes' Meditations René Descartes was a revolutionary figure in the 17th century during the renaissance period, at a time when the way people viewed the world was changing dramatically. In the past people had described things using a mixture of colour, hot, cold, sweet tasting, hard (secondary qualities) and distance, velocity, time, mass and acceleration (primary qualities). But in a time of dramatic change, mathematical science was, through mathmaticalised theories and predictions of measurable quantities proving primary qualities to be more reliable and efficient than secondary qualities....   [tags: Papers]

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Yojimbo : Ideology and Interpretation

- Yojimbo: Ideology and Interpretation Yojimbo was directed by Akira Kurosawa in 1961. It is the story of a nineteenth century Japanese village that is controlled by two opposing merchants and their clans. The visit of a wandering samurai, who seeks work as a hired killer, interrupts their arguing over a gambling concession. The samurai, Sanjuro, is able to exploit both gangs using his skill with a sword. The story is an Eastern take on the Hollywood western with a dash of satire, with “The bodyguard who kills the bodies he is hired to guard.”1 The film incorporates a humanist take on capitalism and its adverse outcome on society....   [tags: Akira Kurosawa Cinema Film Movies]

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Bloody Sunday and Historical Interpretation from Two Sources

- 'Bloody Sunday', as it became known, has produced many different interpretations of events. Since January 1972 people have recorded diverse versions of events depending on where they were or which faction of society they belonged to. The sources used for the purpose of this essay are all from the media. The first two are from news paper reports written 27 years after the event following new revelations made during the partial disclosure of evidence submitted to the inquiry lead by Lord Saville, commissioned by Tony Blair....   [tags: Bloody Sunday,history, 1972, ]

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Justice Scalia And How He Views Judicial Interpretation

- To first understand Justice Scalia and how he views Judicial Interpretation we must begin to look at how he understands and read the constitution. Justice Scalia has defined himself a textualist, this not to be confused with a constructionist. A textualist is someone who looks at the direct and original meaning of the word, not however what the Framers of the constitution wanted (Scalia, 38). To put it in simple terms the preface states that laws mean what they say not what legislators intend for them to say....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Sigmund Freud 's Theory Of Dream Interpretation

- Sigmund Freud believed that he “occupies a special place in the history of psychoanalysis and marks a turning point, it was with it that analysis took the step from being a psychotherapeutic procedure to being in depth-psychology” (Jones). Psychoanalysis is a theory or therapy to decode the puzzle of neurotic disorders like hysteria. During the therapy sessions, the patients would talk about their dreams. Freud would analyze not only the manifest content (what the dreamer remembers) of the dreams, but the disguise that caused the repressions of the idea....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis, Dream]

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Interpretation Of The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- Interpretation of John The Yellow Wallpaper, written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an enigmatic read. The story is about a woman, the narrator, who is suffering with depression. John, the husband of the main character, will be the focus of this paper. Gilman wrote John’s character in such a way as to leave interpretation open to the reader. Some may perceive John as a caring, loving husband; treating his wife as men did during the era in which the story was written. John decides that his wife needs to be isolated; free of all responsibilities and stimulation....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper]

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My Interpretation Of The Works From Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- Within the stories of these volumes of books, they have tapped in to something that may be about race, finding yourself, or just a fun story to tell. In my opinion, the authors such as Mark Twain, Kate Chopin, and more have developed a sense of popularity from their stories in which I like. Within these characters from theses short stories or poems, the audience can relate to what the characters may be going through and there outcome. Metaphors, synonyms, similes, hyperboles, and more rhetorical terms are present throughout the works from these creative authors....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper]

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Music And Its Effect On My Interpretation Of Music

- Define Music Being one of the youngest individuals within the class has drastically impacted my interpretation of music within the course of the semester due to the introduction of how the evolution of music in film came to be present day; having to be adjusted within a technologically advanced environment lacked my interpretation of how technological advancements came to be, so I had never taken the time to thoroughly think about how diegetic, non-diegetic, and meta-diegetic music was incorporated within a film and its significance....   [tags: Music, Musical notation, Musical improvisation]

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Ratio Analysis And Interpretation Of Mahindra Comviva 's Competitors

- Chapter 5: Analysis and Interpretation Ratio Analysis of Mahindra Comviva’s Competitors Interpretation 1. CURRENT RATIO • The ideal Current Ratio for a company is 2:1 which shows short-term solvency position of the company and availability of current assets for every one rupee of current liability. As current ratio above the ideal ratio represents not efficient usage of current assets. • Thus, it is analysed OnMobile have better current ratio of 1.74:1 in the year 2014 as compared to IMImobile....   [tags: Financial ratios]

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Art Is More Than A Surface Level Interpretation

- Art, unlike other words cannot be characterized by one simple definition; the meaning of art is much more than a surface level interpretation. Over many centuries, art has proved to be a way people can express themselves, plays a role in shaping cultures, and allows for communication through many different ways of expression. Art can either take a lifetime to study or can be as straightforward as graffiti on the side of a popular building. The topic of art has been largely controversial dating back to Mo Tzu, and the wide dispute has only evolved over centuries....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Culture, What Is Art?]

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What´s Data Triangulation?

- Triangulation refers to the data collection and validation method in which two or more sources of data are consulted in order for the most accurate conclusion to be reached through the study and interpretation of a research topic from several perspectives (pp. 892, Given 2008). || Most frequently utilized in case study researches, triangulation is described by Weerakkody (2009) to exist in four basic forms: data triangulation, methodological triangulation, theory triangulation, and investigator triangulation....   [tags: analysis, interpretation]

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Marxist Interpretation of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

- OPINION: GHOSTS REAL Interpreting The Turn of the Screw by Henry James from a Marxist point of view brings about serious social class distinctions and consequences of violation within that code. Miles and the unnamed Governess’ relationship demonstrate the wrongdoing of social and legal norms. The Governess’ indeterminate social status leave her as a forbidden woman in Victorian society taking on the role of primary caretaker to children, while Miles embodies the character of the absent master to whom the Governess feels intimately attracted....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Marxism]

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Novel to Movie in Baz Luhrmann's Interpretation of the Great Gatsby

- As the case with most “Novel to Movie” adaptations, screenwriters for films will make minor, and sometimes drastic, adjustments to the original text in order to increase drama and to reach modern audiences. Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film interpretation of The Great Gatsby followed the 1925 classic great plot quite accurately, with minor deviations. However, Luhrmann made some notable differences to the characters and settings of The Great Gatsby in order for the story to relate to the current generation and to intensity the plot The novel’s main protagonist, Nick Carraway, came from a sophisticated family; however, they didn’t have enough money to be labeled as “Old Money”....   [tags: adaptation, audience, deviation]

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The Interpretation Of Schizophreni Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- In this paper the literal interpretation of schizophrenia will be given; however the broader definition currently used in the healthcare field will be included to give a better understanding of the disorder. The criteria for diagnosis pertaining to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, the most recent being DSM-V will be included. Symptoms of the disorder and the physical changes in the brain will be explained to include a comparative image from a set of twins, one of which diagnosed schizophrenic and the other healthy....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Mental disorder, Psychology]

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The Interpretation Of Dreams By Sigmund Freud And Moss Maimonides

- In comparing Sigmund Freud and moss Maimonides, I have found that the two are very different, and only ever agree on the fact that the mind is the best place where one can rest, but also the place most people long to escape. Freud explains that the mind is where dreams are created in four aspects, as wishes, fears, memories or opinions. He elaborates more on the sides of the fears and wishes, mostly because they are the most opposite. Maimonides elaborates more on the issues of having too much knowledge, and comparing it to fruit....   [tags: Psychology, Unconscious mind, Sigmund Freud, Dream]

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Theater : A Complex Interpretation Of Essential Human Need

- Theater is a complex interpretation of essential human need. It is utilized to extend stories onto ourselves as well as other people, and to make importance through account. Theater models for us an open talk and fabricates our abilities for listening to diverse sides of a discussion or contention while in the meantime identifying with the battles of our kindred individuals whatever their perspectives may be. The making and going to of theater helps instruction and reading proficiency. Viewing the characters talk here and there and then here again in the theater is precarious; it obliges sharp consideration, fast mental movements, and great dialect abilities....   [tags: Broadway theatre, Theatre, Musical theatre, Film]

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Aristotle And Hugh Blair 's Interpretation Of Persuasion

- Even though sophistry is seen as an unethical use of persuasion that uses deceit to attain its goals, it is evident that sophisticated arguments can be made using honesty and power. Sophistry or at least the term, sophist, was not seen as a negative term around the fifth century B.C. because Sophists were seen as wise intellectuals during that era (Corlett, 1996). The Athenian Sophistry comes from the Greek term sophos which came about around seventh century B.C. and means wise or clever. The term sophist was seen throughout Greek literature in 490–420 B.C....   [tags: Rhetoric, Persuasion, Regulatory Focus Theory]

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Readers Interpretation Of A Dead Women 's Secrets

- Readers Interpretation of “A Dead Women’s Secrets” Guy De Maupassant was French writer who wrote many short stories. Maupassant was also a poet, novel writer, and travel book writer (Literature network). He is considered to be one of the greatest short story-writers in France. His biography describes the sense of emotion he puts in his stories related to his suffering in life. Many of his short stories, relate to everyday life in France during the 1800’s (Literature network). The way the author wrote his stories shows his humor, and good flow to the story which reveals a lot about his personality....   [tags: Guy de Maupassant, Short story, Boule de Suif]

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Why We Must Interpret The Interpretation Of Scripture

- When studying Scripture, we must interpret correctly to avoid misinterpretation. When understanding and studying the correct meaning of Scripture, we can apply it to our lives. To properly interpret Scripture, we must correctly use four procedures. According to Duvall and Hays, we must grasp the text in their town, measure the width of the river to cross, cross the principlizing bridge, and grasp the text in our town (100). Using these four steps, we can correctly interpret the meaning in Galatians 5:16-18....   [tags: Christianity, God, Jesus, Holy Spirit]

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Oliver Parkers Film Interpretation of Shakespeare's Othello

- Oliver Parkers film interpretation of Shakespeare's Othello uses cinematic techniques to express to the audience two major themes present in the original play. Appearance verses reality and racial discrimination are both significant themes that Parker focuses on throughout the film. Through the use of camera angles, language, tone, symbols, costuming and voice-over, Parker conveys clarity of the themes for the audience to interpret. Appearance verses reality of deception is a strong theme present in the play....   [tags: cinematic techniques, skin colour]

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Observation Interpretation Of Children 's Classroom Activities

- Observation Interpretation Numerous sources have concluded that it is a necessity for children to have time to play for countless reasons; this includes the development of their mind and bodies. When observing a young child at the age of 4 on November 1st, 2016 I found information that supported why play was essential to children 's development. When conducting this observation I was unable to participate in the children 's classroom activities, but only allowed to watch and listen. During this observation, we were asked to pick one student to observe for this observation....   [tags: Child development, Developmental psychology]

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Interpretation of Romans 11:33 – 12:2

- “(33) Oh the depth of the riches of the wisdom / and knowledge of God. How unsearchable his judgments,/ and his paths beyond tracing out. / (34) ‘Who has known the mind of the Lord. / Or who has been his counselor?’ / (35) ‘Who has ever given to God / that God should repay them?’ / (36) For from him and through him and for / him are all things. / To him be the glory forever. Amen. (12:1)Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship....   [tags: The Bible]

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How Character Development Affected Your Interpretation

- A) Write a minimum three-sentence reading reaction for each assigned story, concentrating on how character development affected your interpretation. Be sure to include detailed reasoning for your reactions using specific details from each story. B) How would you analyze each story in terms of static vs. dynamic characters. How does each character 's status affect you as a reader. (Are you hoping for one character to change/not change. Are you disappointed by a change or lack of change?) Again, be sure to include specific details and references--this should be a given for any questions I pose in the future....   [tags: Protagonist, Character, Compilation albums]

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Factors Affecting Interpretation Quality

- Interpretation is quite specialized, especially the conference interpretation. In the early years of interpretation, people just simply believed that it is possible for an interpreter to translate the source language into the target language soon if he is quick in thought and has excellent command of the two languages. But in practice, people find the process of interpretation is not as simple as they expected. Only code transformation without comprehension would lead to an obscure version which is hard to understand....   [tags: Languages]

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The Traditional Interpretation Refuted

- The Traditional Interpretation Refuted The psychology of Aristotle has never been understood in a historically correct way. A new interpretation of the De anima will be proposed in which this work can be seen as compatible with the psychology that can be reconstructed from the fragments of Aristotle's lost dialogues and the De motu animalium and other biological works (in which the notions of pneuma and 'vital heat' play a crucial role) and the doxographical data gathered from ancient writers besides the commentators....   [tags: Philosophy Literature Papers]

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Sontagian Interpretation of Graduation

- Sontagian Interpretation of Graduation Interpreting and analyzing the artwork created by other people has always been a challenge for me. Who am I to say what the artist or author symbolically represents with their work. Previous English teachers would always try to explain what an author "really" meant in their work. Such claims frustrated me because I believe that no person has the right to critically analyze his work except himself. Susan Sontag's view of interpretation is very similar to mine....   [tags: Papers]

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Interpretation of Poetic Sound

- Understanding the Speaker’s Voice: Through Interpretation of Poetic Sound Classical, Early European, Eastern and Modern poetry share structural similarities in their use of rhythm, meter and rhyme; however, sound plays a more subtle role for purposes of interpretation. Poets combine structured rhythmic patterns and the formal arrangement of words with devices such as alliteration to create images in the reader’s mind. Two contrasting poems written by William Blake titled “The Lamb” from Songs of Innocence (1789) and “The Tyger” from Songs of Experience (1794), effectively illustrate how the fundamental use of poetic structure, selective alliteration and imagery, accentuates the underly...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Literal Interpretation In Literature

- Literal Interpretation in Literature Literature is meant to provide a perspective on life. Phrases or quotes found in works of literature may be used to help express one's own thoughts, to describe a particular situation, or even to apply the circumstances in another piece of literature. Readers often utilize literary quotes for this purpose, yet not every reader will interpret a given quote the same way. One example of a phrase which can have many different meanings is the biblical quote "The sins of the father visit upon the children." A literal interpretation of the above quote would mean the wrongdoings of the father somehow affects the children....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Interpretation of Muir's Horses

- Interpretation of Muir's Horses My interpretation of Edwin Muir's poem entitled "Horses" is one of a past memory and the conflict and anger brought about by this memory , a conflict between light and darkness, good and evil in the mind of a elderly dying man, fearing death as he gazes out across a field. The memory being that of a day from his past, where he as a child farm worker watched a team of horses ploughing the stubble back into the field during a rainy day which gets progressively more stormy....   [tags: Muir Horses Essays]

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Depatriarchalizing in Biblical Interpretation

- Depatriarchalizing in Biblical Interpretation In the opening paragraph of her article "Depatriarchalizing in Biblical Interpretation," Phyllis Trible says that the task she has set before herself, that of relating the words of Hebrew Scripture to the ideology of the Women's Liberation Movement, is considered by many to be "impossible and ill-advised." (Trible, "Depatriarchalizing," 30) Some would suggest, she supposes, that "[t]he two phenomena have nothing to say to each other." (Ibid.) She then quotes Kate Millet expressing one of the more radical views of feminism: that much of the body of scripture in question was written with the express intent of turning the female gender into scapego...   [tags: Phyllis Trible Sexuality Essays]

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Whitman's Interpretation of Emerson

- Whitman's Interpretation of Emerson Walt Whitman was able to take the spark of an idea from Ralph Waldo Emerson and tend, nurture, and support it until the spark grew into a huge flame of something surprising and original - new American poetry. Whitman did not only learn from Emerson, but he also took Emerson's ideas and expanded them into something much more encompassing. Whitman was able to use Emerson's principles that are outlined in "The Poet" to springboard into something more expansive than Emerson was able to describe or create....   [tags: Whitman Emerson Poet Poem Essays]

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Interpretation of Financial Statements

- Interpretation of Financial Statements There are three main aids to the analysis of financial statements: HORIZONTAL and TREND ANALYSIS VERTICAL ANALYSIS RATIO ANALYSIS HORIZONTAL and TREND ANALYSIS ============================= Horizontal analysis involves a line by line comparison of one set of data with another - for example, the current year's accounts with last year's, or with this year's budget. It is based on the fact that isolated figures are seldom of much use by themselves....   [tags: Papers]

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Constitutional Interpretation

- Constitutional Interpretation In this essay I will try to explain and critique the two dominant methods of constitutional interpretation. Which are originalism and non-originalism. I will do this by taking help from “How to Read the Constitution” by Christopher Wolfe, and different source’s from Internet. I will start by giving what Wolfe says originalism is, and then I will give some background to other ways to interpret the constitution, and the founders and interpretation and I will finish up with my view on originalism and non-originalism and the critics to that....   [tags: Papers]

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Dream Interpretation

- Dream Interpretation There are many different interpretations of dreams and dreaming. These interpretations tend to fall into two main categories. There is the physiological approach or the psychological approach. The physiological approach deals with the brain's interpretations of nerve actions. Where as the psychological approach deals with dreams as our interpretations of feelings and experiences. The physiological approach to dreams goes along with the basic belief that while sleeping nerves throughout the brain send out various messages....   [tags: Papers]

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Dream Interpretation

- It Was Only a Dream She awakens in the night, the visions from her mind still vivid. The dream was amazingly realistic. A long hallway stretched before her. Several doors lined the hallway, each with a padlock. A ring full of keys weighed heavily in her hand. What did it all mean. Did this hallway symbolize her life. The doors could have meant many things, possibly the choices she faces daily. As she drifts back to sleep, thoughts of the dream cloud her mind. She hopes to remember it in the morning and search for answers....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Statutory Interpretation

- Statutory Interpretation The process by whereby judges attribute meanings to words in a statute in order to apply the relevant statute to a case to reach a decision. There are two approaches: Literal and Purposive. The literal approach is where the words are given their plain, ordinary and grammatical meanings. The purposive approach is when the judge looks at the intentions of parliament. Aids available: There are two types of aids available for statutory interpretation, they are Internal aids, which are included within the act, or External aids that are not included within the act....   [tags: Papers]

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Statuary Interpretation

- Statuary Interpretation Statutory law is law that has been made by parliament. For a statute to be passed it need to go through the House of Commons, House of lords and finally has to get the Royal Asset this is technically when the monarch must give their consent before legislation can become law but however in practice that consent is never refused. Parliament is the highest source of English law “sovereignty of Parliament” (also known as The supremacy of Parliament) this means that any law that has been passed in parliament according to the correct procedures of parliament has to be followed and applied in the courts....   [tags: Papers]

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Data Interpretation

- Data Interpretation Introduction To begin in some sort of form our geography class was split into 7 groups of 4 people in so that it was easier and faster to obtain, observe and record our results from the 7 specific sites chosen on the River Alyn. I am in group 7. Out of the 7 sites our geography class only visited 2. The other 5 sites were visited by other geography classes in the year within a space of 3-4 so that conditions had not varied much. The River Alyn is situated in North Wales and is tributary of the River Dee (see fig.1, page 8) The 2 sites that my class visited were Llanferres and Pontblyddyn....   [tags: Papers]

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Data Interpretation

- Data Interpretation Male- 42% Female-58% In Fig it illustrates that 58% of the people interviewed were female, this suggests that the tourist attraction sin Cheddar appeal more the females Fig backs up this theory that the majority were either retired or young mothers, which suggest that there was more females interviewed, or that all of the men were out working. The fact that each interviewee was interviewed at a different place suggests the results collected were of an even spread....   [tags: Papers]

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Definition of the Word "Insanity" in Various Contexts

- “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” says Einstein (Insane). This is the only one of the many thoughts about insanity. Many people have interpreted the word insanity in their area of profession for many years. Artists defended that insanity is the foundation of the creativity, while psychiatrist were defining it as “mentally illness, craziness.” This discrepancy became very clear in all sources when I was reading articles which are written out from different perspectives....   [tags: Meaning, Interpretation, Mental]

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Analysis Of ' Too Much And Not Enough '

- I cannot pretend even for a moment that I 'understood ' Tragedia. It was unsettling and lacked any semblance of structure as far as any form of traditional theatre is concerned leaving behind only basic theatrical elements according to Downs et al; the presence of a performer, a space and an audience (14). This unease created by the dissociative piece ranges beyond being simply perturbed by lacking structure into a complete disassociation with what felt 'real ' and 'normal '. It was a performance that left a visceral albeit difficult to name impression....   [tags: Performance, Theatre, Logic, Interpretation]

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The Language of Sexual Crime: Consent an Essential Factor in Sexual Offenses

- 1 Introduction Consent can be found in different kinds of human activities, including recruiting, signing contracts, giving approval for medical treatment and engaging in sexual activities. Especially in sexual activities, consent is a critical element for making conduct permissible. Although there are some studies on discussing whether the occurrence of consent is an essential factor in sexual offences (Pineau 1989; Tiersma 2007), it remains important in Hong Kong legislation. Hong Kong Ordinances Cap.200 s.118 has stated that, “(3) A man commits rape if – (a) he was unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman who at the time of the intercourse does not consent to it; and (b) at that time he...   [tags: sexual intercourse, interpretation]

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The Quasi-Legislative Effect of the Supreme Court of Canada

- The Quasi-Legislative Effect of the Supreme Court of Canada Daniele Zerbo 300119020 25 March 2014 INTRODUCTION The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 1982 symbolized a new era for Canada. Championed by Pierre Elliot Trudeau, the charter entrenched the fundamental rights and freedoms of Canadian society, and allowed for those rights to be enforced by any individual should they be infringed upon. The enactment of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms illustrates yet another shift from traditional Westminster style of governance, and created a new political atmosphere....   [tags: politics, federalism, interpretation ]

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Compatibility of Modernism and Traditionalism

- The Bible is one of the most influential books in human history. It has survived through numerous attempts to destroy it and all it represents. It has been interpreted different ways throughout the years but two of the most important modes of interpretation are the Traditionalist and Modernist views. The Traditionalist perspective has existed for centuries and originated almost as soon as the Bible itself. Modern biblical scholarship’s rise has been more recent, being led by Charles Briggs in the past few centuries....   [tags: bible, sects, interpretation]

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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Chirstopher Marlowe

- Written only a year apart, Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" (1599) and its seemingly contradictory retort, Sir Walter Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" (1600), collectively set a fascinating scene. During a first read through of each of the poems, the plots seem fairly straightforward. However, one may be led to believe that Marlowe's poem was about nothing more than an eloquent confession of love and that Sir Walter Raleigh's reply was merely a rejection of that very confession....   [tags: literature, interpretation, symbolism]

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How the Louisana Purchase Was Aganist the Constitution

- ... There is no clause in the Constitution that justifies the purchase of new land to the United States. So to justify the purchase, Jefferson, in a letter to John C. Breckinridge Monticello, wrote, “I did this for your good; I pretend to no right to bind you: you may disavow me, and I must get out of the scrape as I can: I thought it my duty to risk myself for you.” Here Jefferson says that he used his implied Constitutional powers to purchase Louisiana because he felt it was for the good of the people....   [tags: government, spending, interpretation]

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Retellings and History in Paradise Lost and His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman

- While Phillip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials, does examine the “big ol’ metaphysical questions,” – the great Miltonic questions of free will, love and obedience among others – it is also about the act and art of reading. Or as Shelley King describes it, he focuses on the “process of textual interpretation and the role it plays in the framing of metaphysical questions within a culture” (106). The fantasy worlds of His Dark Materials are as shaped by the history and interpretations of texts as ours....   [tags: textual interpretation, trilogy, daemons]

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Does 1 Corinthians 1 Teach Sexism and Devalue the Female Gender?

- “I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.” 1 Corinthians 11:3 seems sexist and devaluing to the female gender at first because Paul emphasizes that man is the head of woman just as Christ is the head of man. By studying Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, we find that this emphasis explains why the feminist liberation happening in the Corinthian church at that time found to be a problem. The direct issue came to the disobedience of the women of the church neglecting to cover their heads while praying and prophesying....   [tags: religious beliefs, theological interpretation]

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The Role of The Interview in Healthcare

- In the career of a health professional, the role of the interview is crucial in treating patients, interacting with others and gaining knowledge. (Northouse &Northouse 1998:165) Understanding the interviewing skills used in the exploration phase is especially valuable in my development as an emerging IHP through the reflective, empathetic and knowing dimensions. (Olckers, Gibbs & Duncan 2007:2) An example of an interview will be discussed to reflect the importance of these skills in influencing an interviewee’s thoughts, feelings and behaviours....   [tags: interpretation, gaining knowledge, empathy]

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The Fickleness of Dreams, Brilliance of Samuel T. Coleridge

- Samuel T. Coleridge was a brilliant though often erratic writer. Many of his greatest works were written while he was “chasing the dragon” (as opium addiction was known at the time.) Nonetheless he was a brilliant poet and his usage of particularly vivid imagery was inspired. One of Coleridge's seminal works from that period of his life was a short poem entitled “Kubla Khan” or “a Vision in a Dream”. According to Coleridge, this is but a fragment of the whole... He had envisioned an epic work of some two to three hundred lines of poetry whilst sleeping and upon waking, immediately tried to transcribe his dream to paper....   [tags: poem, interpretation, imagery]

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Translating The Song Where is the Love by The Black Eyed Peas

- Education is not about facts; education is about knowledge, the application of information, and the exchange of ideas. Education can be formal (from school), or informal (from tv shows, books, friends, or the et cetera). I’d rather not call school ineffective, as I am an education major, but to be honest - what we are doing isn’t working. Traditionally, it is taught that if one goes to school and works hard - one will succeed. However, that is partially wrong - there is no single path to success....   [tags: interpretation, education, malcom x, ]

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Factors Influencing Interpretation of Humorous Ambiguities

- Factors Influencing Interpretation of Humorous Ambiguities What makes something humorous. Often, humor is found through peculiarities of language. One such peculiarity is the different definitions that are related to the same word. When the correct choice of these definitions is unclear it results in an ambiguity. In the 1970's David Swinney did a study involving cross-modal priming. This research supported the idea that all meanings of ambiguous words are activated regardless of the context....   [tags: Papers]

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