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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 Power of Words

- "The picture he had of the city was reduced to what she said of it, and finally it was her speech alone that could call up and protect that picture. 
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The 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 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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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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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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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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Elicitation of words and phrases in Hebrew

- A report on Elicitation of words and phrases in Hebrew Introduction: Today the Hebrew language has developed into a modernized version of itself compared to its ancient biblical roots. The Hebrew language is considered one of the Semitic branchs of the Afro-Asiatic family (Frost, 2006). It was first emerged around the late 11th or early 10th century BCE and took the form of the Gezer calendar. The script is named Old Hebrew; it is hardly perceptible from the Phoenician from where it mainly originated (Green, 2004)....   [tags: Biblical Roots, Plurality Rules]

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The United States And The Power Of Words

- Words that we use to dehumanize people as the time progresses become more and more accepted. High School students often use names to classify each other into groups called cliques. After a clique is formed that makes it possible for bullying because that makes a barrier between groups of people. “Once language draws that line, all kinds of mistreatment become imaginable, and then justifiable”(Lakoff 16). author Robin Lakoff states in From Ancient Greece to Iraq, the Power of Words in war time. Over time the words in war we use become more and more accepted for example the word Communist-derived from the word communism meaning a "society in which all property is publicly owned and each person...   [tags: World War II, Iraq War, Communism]

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The Words Of The English Language

- Many words in the English language have changed drastically over time. Some of those words have changed from meaning one thing to something similar. While other words have gone from meaning one thing to its complete opposite. The study of the history of words and their origin is referred to as etymology. It can be very insightful to learn the etymology of words. Many of the words that we use on a day to day basis have changed majorly from their original meaning. This paper focuses in on one word the word “awful.” The word “awful” has made a one hundred eighty-degree shift changing the meaning from its original meaning to the way we use it today....   [tags: Linguistics, English language, Meaning of life]

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Community Event : The Words Of Womyn

- Community Event: In the Words of Womyn Women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds at one point did not have the freedom to participate in ordinary privileges in their lives like voting, or the experience of being published as a female writer. My experience at Tia Chucha’s “In the Words of Womyn” workshop brought me back to life in a way, reminding me that I have the opportunity and privilege to express my emotions and thoughts freely through poetry or short stories. Realizing this early on during the workshop, I was reminded that there is power in numbers when it comes to women coming together as one powerful force to inspire others who are afraid to against the norm....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Emotion, Asian American]

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The Words to Say It by Marie Cardinal

- The Words to Say It by Marie Cardinal is an exceptional narrative of a young woman’s seven year journey through psychoanalysis; a journey through which she embarks on an unconquered path to a successful self-discovery. While on that journey, Cardinal regains control over her health and body, redefines womanhood and femininity, discovers injustices and inequality and gets out of madness. Cardinal’s sensual and artistic writing through colorful metaphors, imagery, poetic language and sensual descriptions characterizes the heroic triumph from madness....   [tags: Writing as a Way of Healing]

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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

- Part 1 "Photographs may have placed greater importance on the visual over the written. A picture, after all, is worth a thousand words." The idea that Photographs could have placed greater importance on the visual over the written is most has some merit to it. Certainly identifying objects in a picture is as basic and natural a function as there could be for most people. Reading written language takes quite a bit more effort to do. By comparison, the training needed to process even basic written language versus the simplicity of identifying objects with no training should make it clear that at our most basic level we can easily relate with images....   [tags: Photography]

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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 Meaning of the Words, "You're Pregnant"

- “Your pregnant”, to some people those are the words they have been longing to hear for years, while others hope to never hear them. Pregnancy is one of the most rewarding things that you could have done during your life time. With those words, “your pregnant”, you can imagine a new life, one that’s tiny and depends on you for everything, you can imagine watching something that you created grow and thrive and become their own person, with a little guidance from you, and then eventually starting their own family where it circles back to the same words that started everything, “your pregnant”....   [tags: trimester, delivery, postpatum]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

- There is an old saying which states “a picture is worth a thousand words” ("The Meaning and Origin of the Expression: A Picture Is worth a Thousand Words."). What this phrase means is that a picture can tell a long story without any sort of text. Well in my case, a picture could be worth (INSERT WORD COUNT HERE) words. The famous picture of Jesse Owens’ starting pose at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games is a perfect example of this saying (Jesse Owens). This image can be analyzed in two different perspectives: historical and in regards to societal changes....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, Carl Lewis]

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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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Tupac: The Words of an Inspirational Lyricist

- What defines someone as being inspirational to others, do they have to wear a suit and tie, have a Harvard degree, drive a fancy car and speak of nothing but glory. I beg to differ; it depends on the person of whom they are trying to inspire that is why I believe Tupac Shakur is an inspirational icon to underprivileged individuals. Tupac Shakur, through his music, poetry, and political views, inspires young disadvantaged people to recognize that there is life for them outside of the ghetto, poverty, drugs and other adversities....   [tags: Disadvantaged Youth, Relating to People]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

- Fred Barnard was the first to claim, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. As an advertising manager in the early 1920’s, pictures were central to his position in advertising trams (Blackwell). Forty years later a picture was taken of Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair Jr., Joseph McNeil and David Richmond sitting at a counter of a Woolworth’s store in Greensboro, North Carolina. This picture was clearly not taken to be utilized as an advertisement of a product or company. Instead, it was taken to publicize the growing unrest among the black population....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Miscegenation]

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Analysis Of The Words Of Andy Warhol

- “When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can 't make them change if they don 't want to, just like when they do want to, you can 't stop them.” ― Andy Warhol (Andy Warhol 2015) In the words of Andy Warhol, a famous icon of 60’s mainstream pop-art movement, internal human dynamics towards change perceived as an arbitrary evolutionary concept that depends on human instincts, but what about the external dynamics that we have to face in order to pioneer a sustainable future....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone, Nokia, Symbian OS]

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Miss Representation Is A Play On Words

- The title Miss Representation is a play on words that brings up the topic of this documentary: the fact that women are misrepresented in the media by being viewed as sexualized objects, much like pageants usually do. There are barely any complex acting roles for women, and if the roles do exist, the actresses are still encouraged to get botox, face lifts, etc. to appear younger and more attractive. Extremely successful female politicians are judged not for their political experience, but on their looks, personality, and temperament....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Women's suffrage]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British novelist, “born on May 22nd, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland; died of a heart attack, July 7, 1930, in Crowborough, Sussex, England” (Ake 1). His family was Catholic and labeled as middle-class. People say Doyle was not a great writer. However, he created the most famous character in the history of fiction, Sherlock Holmes. Holmes is a mischievous man who plays the role of a detective and a deerstalker. People from all cultures across the globe recognize the fictional name of Sherlock Holmes....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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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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The City Of Words By Plato

- In one of Plato’s most esteemed works, The Republic, Plato forms an ideal city called the Kallipolis with citizens and their respective roles within the city. While creating this “City of Words” Plato was faced with a dilemma, what roles would the women of the city be assigned. This paper argues that women were in fact granted a place in society that provided them with equality in the Kallipolis, and that this equality was achieved through their positioning within the guardian class. Furthermore, this equality was affirmed through their position within the ruling class....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Female, Male]

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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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The Words Of Kindness And Fame

- The words of kindness and fame consist in my name Khyati Shah. I am a female who was born in the cold and snowy month of December in the year of 1996. My family is from India and we speak a language called Gujarati in my household. My parents came to America three years before I was born, and the place I was born in is Charlotte, NC. Being a female has impacted my life based on the topic of physical appearances. According to Indian ethnic demographic variables I am expected to maintain “light” skin because that is what is considered beautiful....   [tags: Girl, Female, Gender, Women]

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The First Words Of Paradise Lost

- The first words of Paradise Lost states that the poem’s main theme would be of “Man’s first Disobedience.” Milton narrated the story of Adam and Eve’s defiance, explained how and why it happened, and placed the story within the larger context of Satan’s revolt and Jesus’ rebirth. Raphael informed Adam about Satan’s defiance in an effort to give him a secure understanding of the danger that Satan and humanity’s defiance poses. Paradise Lost presented two moral paths that one can take after defiance: the descending spiral of growing sin and dreadful conditions, exemplified by Satan, and the road to improvement, exemplified by Adam and Eve....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden]

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The On The Buddha 's Words

- Nirvana: What Is It, and Why It Is Not the Supreme Desirable Goal in Human Life A wanderer once asked Sariputta, a chief disciple of the notorious Buddha, “What now is Nibbana (Pali form)?” Sariputta answered this wanderer by saying, “The destruction of lust, the destruction of hatred, the destruction of delusion: this friend, is called Nibbana” (Bodhi 364). Nirvana also defines the Third Noble Truth, the “cessation of dukkha (suffering)” (Rahula 57). How can one achieve Nirvana. According to Bhikkhu Bodhi, author of the book In the Buddha’s Words, one must follow the renowned path called the Noble Eightfold Path....   [tags: Noble Eightfold Path, Gautama Buddha, Buddhism]

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Free Speech And Fighting Words

- Free Speech and Fighting Words It’ unanimous. With those two words, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that ‘fighting words’ were not protected under the constitution and etched out an exception to the First Amendment known as the Fighting Words Doctrine (Clark). The doctrine came out of the 1942 Chaplinsky v New Hampshire. New Hampshire State court found Chaplinsky guilty under its public law that “prohibited another person from expressing offensive, derisive and annoying words and names to anyone else in a public place” (Hudson) commonly referred to as ‘fighting words.’ Chaplinsky did not deny shouting to Bowering [the City Marshall,] “you are a God damned racketeer" and "a damned Fasci...   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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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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Words Cut Like A Blade

- Words Cut Like a Blade The poem “Barbie Doll” by Marge Piercy has such a deep message that will instantly pull the heartstrings of many individuals within the world upon reading. Each and every person standing on the planet has had a moment in their life when they do not feel as if they can meet anyone 's standards. They also feel as if they are too fat and ugly to fit it to today’s society. We all have been told some very hurtful words in our lives, some that stick for longer than others, within the creases of our fragile brain....   [tags: Stanza, Poetry, Barbie]

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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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The Words of President Lincoln

- Many of the greatest presidential speeches were delivered during times of conflict. During his presidency, Lincoln spoke multiple times in regards to the Civil War. Shortly after being elected, Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, which was followed by many more speeches including his second inaugural address. Both the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln’s second inaugural clearly display how Lincoln’s style of writing evokes emotion, and rally’s the audience. Not only were his words meaningful at the time but also can be a reminder of our country’s values today....   [tags: American History]

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Descriptive Words - Original Writing

- Fifth grade started it all, the pain the lied beneath my journal was more than descriptive words it was my story. At the age of ten, my uncle was addicted my body type he used to just stared at my figure, and when I would catch him staring he would pretend to not care. When I turned twelve he showed my porn for the first time, that was the first time I wrote about something so detail it made me cry. “A piece of me wanted to sink into the floor he was stroking my hands, my heart couldn’t take no more.” He asked me one question that is piercing in my heart to this day, “do you like what you see” I promise myself to obey....   [tags: High school, Writing, Secondary school]

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The Best Words Of God

- The best words to describe God, are words that describe how he is beyond description. he is explainable, incomprehensible but yet he is personal. He desires a relationship with the human beings he created. He knew that when he gave humans free will that there would be setbacks. But he wanted them to love him out of a choice and not because that 's what they were programs in a sense to do. Because when loves is forced it is not in its sincerest form. God knew that along with because one loves is forced it is not in it sincerest form....   [tags: God, Holy Spirit, Trinity, God the Father]

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The Words Of Tony Robbins

- In the words of Tony Robbins, “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others”. Communication and public speaking are two skills that are often mistaken as simple tasks. As social beings, this is often the case because talking to others is an essential aspect of our everyday lives. However, public speaking and communication are more complex than they seem. In other words, these two tasks may be utilized a great deal, but the level of effectiveness in which these skills are used varies between each individual person....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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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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Using Positive And Encouraging Words

- Using positive and encouraging words, Dr. Goodreau builds confidence and shows his appreciation for quality work. Areas of improvement are brought to attention without harsh criticism or accusation. He frequently shares personal experiences of how he handles similar situations without being egotistical or condescending. Using motivating language strategies can have positive, measurable effects on subordinate performance and job satisfaction (Simmons & Sharbrough, 2013). In more serious situations, he privately discusses the problem with the subordinate in private....   [tags: Leadership, Motivation]

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The Words He Said

- The words that rapper Lupe Fiasco says gives his audience a sense of awareness and stimulates their minds in a way where few other rappers have the capability or aspiration to create such a feeling. To explain, one only has to search under the most popular hip-hop songs and see that the majority of those songs talk about the clubs or life in a gang. Although his popularity may not rank other mainstream artists, Lupe Fiasco has sought to tell people about modern social, economic and political problems....   [tags: Music]

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Misused Words in English

- Every single day, humans have misused every word they possibly could. Why is that, you may ask. Surely we must be advanced beings who are able to speak in the language we ourselves have created. To answer those questions, I can simply say: I don’t know. It makes no sense whatsoever and it is so annoying. Like, literally. And this time I actually mean it. I absolutely hate seeing words butchered over and over again. We’ve all got our pet peeves. This one’s mine. It just gets me. I’m not trying to say that I’m a perfect speaker....   [tags: Language, Phrases]

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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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Worth a Thousand Words

- They say,” a picture is worth a thousand words”, yet, a picture needs no words to explain its meaning or what the photographer felt when capturing the moment. Since their inventions, the camera and photography have had a great significance in our society as well in our history. Both have come a long way in recording and visualizing natural phenomenon in our world. Through the power of photography, a picture can capture the essence of a single moment through a camera. With pictures, we can flash back to moments from our childhood or times of joy and sadness and have the ability to share those unforgettable moments over and over again....   [tags: Photography]

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At a Loss for Words

- At a Loss for Words “I did not feel like A.H. Raskin. I now had a new self, a person who no longer could use words with mastery.” ~A.H. Raskin, editor for the NY Times Language is the principal means whereby we formulate our thoughts and convey them to others. It allows us to disclose our fondest memories of the past and communicate our emotions. Language has been instilled in us ever since we were babies inside our mother’s womb. We often take language for granted since most of us have never had to live a life of silence....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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The Power of Words

- The Power of Words We use words every single day of our lives. It's the easiest way for humans to communicate. Without words, we would be left with only grunts, and gestures. This demonstrates how important, and powerful, words are. But just how powerful are words. Words have been known to cause wars, or create peace. In fact, the words one chooses can mean the difference between anger and peace. Take for instance, the synonyms of "shut-up" and "be quiet." Though they both mean the same thing, "shut-up" has a much greater amount of hostility than "be quiet." Word choice is certainly an important factor in the English language....   [tags: Papers]

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The Power of Words

- The Power of Words Language has an irreplaceable role in our lives as mankind has grown to depend on it as an important way of acquiring Knowledge. But how valid is language as a way of knowing. French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre answered this question with the quote: "Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think." Words do indeed lie. It is precisely because of its role as an indispensable tool of communication and thoughts that words have the power to mold our values, emotions and perception....   [tags: Papers]

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The Power of Words

- The Power of Words Communication and language are not always synonymous. Gesticulations and facial expression can convey certain messages that often make verbal expression unnecessary. Although I appreciate the endless possibilities that are associated with speaking, our primary means of communication, I have discovered that the human capacity for speech might not be as extremely innate as the linguist Noam Chomsky claimed. A few years ago, I had the privilege of encountering a thirty-five year-old woman named Joann at a summer camp for adults with multiple disabilities....   [tags: Psychology Essays]

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Of Words and Women

- Of Words and Women missing works cited There is an old saying that plays something to the tune of, "sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me." It is possible that such a phrase was popularized in order for people to equip themselves with a psychological defense against the reality that words can, in fact, have a tremendous amount of significance depending on their usage and context. The careful manipulation of language in essays, for example, is one way that words can be arranged and exploited....   [tags: Feminism Equality Essays]

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Inspirational Words

- Inspirational Words Dear Friend, there is no question we are living in difficult times. We are pressed on every side. You may be hurting at this very moment. You may feel abandoned and that you have been left alone to face the giants in your life. Regardless if you are experiencing financial hardship, emotional stress, loss of a love one, or a traumatic event please know that God has not forsaken you. We pray that over the next few minutes as you read the following words of encouragement you will be filled with new hope....   [tags: Scripture]

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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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The Modern Poem: Words and Losing a Language

- Poetry Essay The modern poem, “Of Modern Poetry”, and the two postmodern poems, “Words” and “Losing a Language” all embody the central theme of the usage and style of a particular type of language. They all show how poetry can successfully personify the feelings that one feels and how poetry should be written. What sets apart the poetic style of both modernism and postmodernism is that both attempted to diverge from the traditional proses of 19th century, specifically, from realism. Both also tend to form around the philosophy of subjectivity as both explore the inner emotions of characters and thus use it to develop ideas and conceptions in the reader’s mind....   [tags: personalized style language in poetry]

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Words Never Spoken

- Words Never Spoken Her hand strokes over the stone face as the babe in her belly kicks against her side. She can hear Ned's footsteps behind her, each carefully taken so that he does not startle her and yet he does not announce his presence. "They did well." She says when he stops a few steps behind her, allowing her some space. "Though I wish he were not so serious, it looks so unlike him." Brandon's likeness is cold under her gloved hands with none of the heat that always radiated from his flesh present....   [tags: short story]

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The Issue Of Interpreting God 's Words

- The issue of interpreting God’s words to discern his wishes has been one that has long plagued those that worship and follow Him. Humans rarely know what is actually on God’s mind. The Bible rarely, if ever, discloses this information, and God Himself does not share his thoughts either in the scriptures. Thus, both characters and readers are forced to interpret His thoughts and will based off His words and actions alone. However by Samuel 1 and 2 God does not actually physically manifest in front of humans, nor does he actually take action himself....   [tags: David, Books of Samuel, Saul, Michal]

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Word Of God Mutes Words Of Women

- Word of God Mutes Words of Women The bible is very male-centric. In the first chapter of the Bible, for example, God gives Adam the right to name the world around him. “…Adam said, this is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.” This paper will explore how women are a muted group in one of the most widely known, influential book—the bible. Scientific research has revealed that women have been largely excluded from creating language....   [tags: Bible, Religious text, Sociology]

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The Director Cites The Bible Passage Into, And The Words

- Beginning of the film, the director cites the Bible passage into, and the words are indeed spiritual in some way throughout the whole movie. Vinson was born in an era of gene Viva, during years in that wonderful (?), Each individual before birth, can be checked through sophisticated, will identify all gene defects, genetic everyone will In this close inspection database is put into being, but also because of your genes is excellent, to determine your social status. In this world, the gene is your resume, all companies admitted to the line number of people to see not ability, but whether the gene is excellent....   [tags: Genetics, Genetic disorder, DNA, Gene]

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The Right Words : Bill 's Day

- The right words Bill’s day is brought to life through Anna Walker 's choice of words. The first three pages of Mr Huff indicates to the reader that Bill is having a bad day. Walker highlights this by showing the reader Bill’s morning. Walker writes, “He couldn’t find his favourite socks” and Bill says “oh no” (Walker, 2015). Tunnel explains that quality writing shows what is happening in the story through the use of sensory detail (Tunnel, 2008)....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, The Reader, Reader]

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Words Have the Power to Change the World

- The influential power behind words is often forgotten or misused, but when put together in a harmonious way; one’s words have the power to change the world. Anywhere from ancient Roman times to modern day America, public speaking has been an art form many have mastered and used for persuasive purposes. The most successful and effective of speeches often times have clear indications of the speaker’s motivation, approach, and purpose. These themes are very blatantly portrayed in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, as well as the famous speech of the great Martin Luther King Jr....   [tags: speech, honorable, influential]

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The Cutting Of Words By Edgar Allen Poe

- The Cutting of Words “Prophet!” said I, “thing of evil. —prophet still, if bird or devil. By that Heaven that bends above us—by that God we both adore— Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore— Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.” Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.” – Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven Flipping through the pages of a well-used book the soft pages worn with wear. The dark obsidian slick feathered raven from Edgar Allen Poe was my beginning to writing poetry....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Poetry, The Raven]

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The Conflict Between The Speaker 's Words

- This poem dramatizes the conflict between the speaker’s words and his or her true feelings. The poet also dramatizes losing as an “art”, or something that a person could potentially “master”. She presents a speaker with a tone that appears almost desperate. At the end of the poem, it becomes clear that the speaker addresses him or her self, not an audience, when they say, “though it may look like (Write it!) a disaster” (19). The speaker’s words enclosed in parenthesis make an attempt to convince themselves that they believe their own words....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Tercet, Meter]

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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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Reading Comprehension And Decoding Unfamiliar Words

- Joshua is a hardworking fourth grade student who enjoys learning about insects. He demonstrates academic strengths in the areas of reading comprehension and decoding unfamiliar words. In addition, he can quickly read pre-primer, primer and first grade sight words. He also exhibits a willingness to learn sight words he has not yet mastered to improve his reading fluency skills. Despite these reading strengths, Joshua is unable to read fluency. His poor fluency skills inhibit his ability to automatically recognize sight words from the second grade level and beyond....   [tags: Reading, Educational years, Reading, Orthography]

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The Effects Of Words On The Healing Body And Mind

- I frequently think about the effects of words on the healing body and mind. One of the things that I focus on in my therapeutic pursuits is "positive self talk," wherein I try to take those automatic negative statements my brain tosses out and change the dialogue to something more productive. When I 'm triggered by a situation, the chemicals that rush my system cause a negative emotional reaction and my default statements are pretty brutal. Here is a short list of things that play repeatedly (and loudly) in my head when I 'm in an emotionally vulnerable place like a meltdown or suicidal distress: "You stupid bitch....   [tags: Cognitive behavioral therapy, Psychotherapy]

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The Wonderfully Wacky Words of Dr, Seuss

- The Wonderfully Wacky Words of Dr. Seuss “Today you are you. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” (Dr. Seuss Quotes). This quote by Theodor Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, shows that he wasn't afraid to be himself. Despite the fact that many people told him he was to weird to be likable, Dr. Seuss turned out to be very successful. Dr. Seuss overcame social norms by thinking outside the box, pursuing his interests, and making learning fun for young children. Geisel made funny and creative characters which he expressed his ideas through....   [tags: Dr.Seuss, Author, Writing Styles]

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Emotional Versus Physical: The Struggle in Words

- Known as one of the most influential and important English Renaissance authors, William Shakespeare paved the path for sonnet writers and modern poets. Shakespeare is the author of 37 plays and 154 sonnets. Each sonnet deals with personal themes and can work collectively as a story or individually. The first 126 of the sonnets are addressed to a young nobleman, while the rest are addressed to a woman known as the ‘dark lady’. In Sonnet 27, the narrator has returned from a long journey, tired, but unable to sleep, because he is plagued with thoughts about his relationship and visions of the subject....   [tags: shakespeare, sonnets, figurative language]

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