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Scarlet Letter/ Syntax & Imagery

- Scarlet Letter/ Syntax & Imagery Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author of The Scarlet Letter, has an extremely elaborate, and well-depicted vocabulary. Many of his sentences and paragraphs tend to be very verbose, but at the same time very helpful in giving the reader an accurate representation of the exactly how Chillingworth reacts when he first sees Hester. Within the passage on page sixty-seven Hawthorne is giving an intricate description of Chillingworth’s reaction when he first sees Hester after she is released from prison....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature

- Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature There appears to be a steady desire within the scientific and lay community to explain events which occur in the universe in a concrete absolute fashion. This most likely extends from an unconscious (or conscious) need to control the world around us. Such control can give a sense of security regarding our future. If we can explain why events happen, we can attempt to predict when and for what reason events will precipitate sometime in the future....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Oracle

- Dates in Oracle are stored in numeric format. Each date represents the century, year, month, day, hours, minutes, and seconds. The default date format is DD-MON-YY. Using the SYSDATE function, you can display the current date and time. You can use SYSDATE as you would use any other column name. In order to view the time you will need to use the TO_CHAR function along with a format mask which includes a time format element. For example, you can display the current date by selecting SYSDATE from a table....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Structure of Management Information

- Computer Network & Management Assignment Title: Structure of Management Information (SMI) Structure of Management Information (SMI): In the context of network management, for the Structure of Management Information (SMI): a) Name its three hierarchical layers. The Structure of Management Information (SMI) standard is responsible for defining the rules for how the Management Information Base (MIB) objects are structured, described and organized. SMI is a data definition language allows dissimilar devices to communicate by ensuring that they use a universal data representation for all management information....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Defining Roles through the Use of Language in Richard Wright’s Autobiography, Black Boy

- Defining Roles through the Use of Language in Richard Wright’s Autobiography, Black Boy In his autobiography, Black Boy, Richard Wright is constantly feeling alone and cast from society. He always knew he was different from his friends and the other kids; he knew that there was something separating himself from his peers- language. Throughout the novel Wright uses language to define roles, to define himself, and to define society. Wright’s use of language and rhetorical techniques allows his readers to know exactly which characters are filling which roles in the novel....   [tags: Richard Wright’s Black Boy]

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Google Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools

- Google Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools In April of 2002, the Google Engineering Team released an API (application programming interface) to their search engine technology. Initially aimed at software developers, the Google Web API program offers three services that developers can integrate into their own applications: access to the company's search engine; access to cached Web pages; and a spelling correction API that points users to alternate spellings of misspelled words typed into the search engine....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Theme of Creativity in The Destructors

- Conditions within various regions often restrict freedoms and creativity of the individual, as a result of human experiences, an individual may commit an act of violence, intended with a different goal, not just that of destruction. In "The Destructors," the author uses diction, setting, and syntax to unveil a general truth of an aspect of human nature: creativity. The poignant use of diction throughout the short story, mostly in the action segment, subliminally demonstrated the positive aspects of destruction....   [tags: Graham Greene]

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The Death of a Toad

- The Death of a Toad The poem “The Death of a Toad” incorporates the literary devices of structure, syntax, imagery, and diction to portray the speakers’ sarcasm. The poet leads the reader through the detailed stages of the toad’s death through out every stanza. The grammatical forms that the speaker uses is to help depict the scene of the dying toad. Another tool the speaker uses is to refer to death in an indirect way. The stanzas progressively illustrate the dying toad as well as the cynical view of the speaker. The first stanza incorporates a lot of imagery and syntax....   [tags: Papers]

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Translation, Quotation and Truth

- Translation, Quotation and Truth ABSTRACT: If logical truth is truth due solely to syntactic form, then mathematics is distinct from logic, even if all mathematical truths are derivable from definitions and logical principles. This is often obscured by the plausibility of the Synonymy Substitution Principle that is implicit in the Fregean conception of analyticity: viz., that synonyms are intersubstitutable without altering sentence sense. Now, unlike logical truth, mathematical truth is not due to syntax, so synonym interchange in mathematical truths preserves sentence syntax, sense, and mathematical necessity....   [tags: Mathematical Mathematics Math Essays]

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Free Essays - Angela’s Ashes

- Angela’s Ashes In Frank McCourt’s memoir Angela’s Ashes, the connection between tone, syntax, and point of view combine to create an effective balance of humor and pathos. This is shown through the perspective of little Frank McCourt. Sometimes it is human nature to try to make a tragedy seem better than it is in order to go on with our lives. Frank’s struggle to make his situation as a poor, Catholic, Irish boy more bearable, is demonstrated through the positive tone, powerful syntax and childlike point of view....   [tags: Ashes]

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phonics

- PHO·NICS Phonics is the basic rules for translating written symbols into sounds. Emergent readers and writers should understand that there is a relationship between letter patterns and sound patterns in English (the alphabetic principle), and eventually develop an awareness of the separate sounds in words. Without the recognition of words, there would be an incomplete foundation for constructing meaning. Phonics, along with other the use of context, word parts, syntax, and automaticity enables a reader to recognize words....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Virginia Wolf

- TEST NO. 1, QUESTION 1 In Virginia Woolf’s two passages describing two very opposite meals that was served at the men’s college and the other at the women’s college; reflects Woolf’s attitude toward women’s place in society. When Woolf describes her meal at the men’s college she describes in such a way that implies luxury and choice. The syntax and diction work with Woolf to possess this tone, “many, various, rewards, succulent, and heaven” all contribute to Woolf’s view on men. The implication is she sees that men are of superiority to women further more the fact that men have choices in means is parallel with the idea that they have choices in society a la voting....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Grammar and the Role of Writing Center Tutors as Teachers of Grammar

- Grammar and the Role of Writing Center Tutors as Teachers of Grammar Communication in any form requires a protocol. The evolution of language from sounds into words is proof of that. People recognized that in order for two people to understand each other, they must have a common code that will allow each one to transmit and receive signals accurately. If the word “red” signified two different colors to two different people, for example, then there would be a breakdown of communication. Language has grown complex over time and in its current form, it enables users to communicate with precision and nuance....   [tags: Teaching Writing Grammer Education]

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Natural Language Processing

- Natural Language Processing There have been high hopes for Natural Language Processing. Natural Language Processing, also known simply as NLP, is part of the broader field of Artificial Intelligence, the effort towards making machines think. Computers may appear intelligent as they crunch numbers and process information with blazing speed. In truth, computers are nothing but dumb slaves who only understand on or off and are limited to exact instructions. But since the invention of the computer, scientists have been attempting to make computers not only appear intelligent but be intelligent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lord Of The Flies Passage Anal

- Golding uses chapter eight to show the changes within Ralph and Piggy. The experience on the island has caused them to mature early, and Golding develops this maturity in order to provide the reader with a believable story and memorable characters. He develops the characters through vivid details, distinct diction, simple syntax, and congested figurative language. Golding uses detail to show Ralph’s change from a civil leader to a mindless savage. When Ralph sits and pokes holes in the sand, he is “surprised” to see blood....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems

- Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems "When I was a boy I felt that the role of rhyme in poetry was to compel one to find the unobvious because of the necessity of finding a word which rhymes. This forces novel assocations and almost guarantees deviations from routine chains or trains of thought. It becomes paradoxically a sort of automatic mechanism of orginality ..." ---- Stan Ulam, Adventures of a Mathematician In a previous paper, I began exploring a comparison between language and DNA based on their function as information systems....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Java Programming Language

- INTRODUCTION Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by James Gosling and colleagues at Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Unlike conventional languages which are generally designed to be compiled to native code, Java is compiled to a bytecode which is then run (generally using JIT compilation) by a Java virtual machine. The language itself borrows much syntax from C and C++ but has a much simpler object model and does away with low level tools like programmer-manipulable pointers....   [tags: Computer Programming Languages]

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AI

- AI: Artificial Intelligence: The branch of computer science that deals with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively; AI is used so computers can solve problems, learn and gain knowledge. AI is an attempt for computers to simulate human qualities. Areas of AI research: Learning, game theoretic methods, Reasoning, speech Intelligent agents, physical modeling Knowledge representation natural language Logic programming planning AI: Classification: AI can be classified into three different areas: Natural Language Processing which involves computers that can read, speak and understand natural language....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What is Poetry?

- What is Poetry. According to Webster's Dictionary, poetry is defined as "writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm." While this is the technical definition of poetry many writers attempted to further describe what poetry is. There are many contradicting views and no one can agree what is the essence of poetry. Some poets think that poetry is the expression of emotions and rules do not matter, while other poets suggest the poetry is all about the rules and the rhythm that must be followed....   [tags: Arts, Literature Analysis]

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Breaking Metaphoric Shackles in Toni Morrison's Beloved

- Breaking Metaphoric Shackles in Beloved       In Toni Morrison's novels, she uses her main characters to represent herself as an African American artist, and her stories as African American art, and Beloved is no exception. She does this through her underlying symbolic references to the destructiveness of slavery and the connections between the characters themselves. Syntax is also what makes this novel work, using both the powers and limits of language to represent her African American culture with simple words and name choices....   [tags: Toni Morrison Beloved Essays]

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Duffy Little Red Cap poem

- Duffy Little Red Cap poem In “Little Red Cap” discuss the use of imagery, syntax and structure. Plan: Introduction to the collection of poems Similarities and differences between this poem and original fairytale Imagery – how has Duffy used the words used to create pictures in the reader’s head. Syntax – word order. Why has she written sentences the way she has. Emphasis on a particular word. Structure – length of stanzas “Little Red Cap” is written by Carol Ann Duffy found in a collection of poems called “The world’s wife”, where she has given a voice to the women (fantasy characters and real people) who have generally been silent or their thoughts made clear through the voices of thei...   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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On Religion: Rhetorical Devices

- on Religion: Rhetorical Devices In Twilight of the Idols Nietzsche discusses his views on Christianity, other philosophers, and authors of his time. Nietzsche’s main focus, however, is on Christianity and how its actions and views are means to an end. He uses eloquent diction that sometimes loses the reader (he makes up for his articulate word usage with elementary sentences which describe his views very efficiently) along with syntax which is very informal - for the time - to describe his views on subjects quite exquisitely....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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Tense in Formal and Informal Arguments

- Tense is one of the most significant disparities between formal arguments in classical first-order logic and informal arguments. Tense is a vital grammatical tool for expressing both actions and states of objects. Yet the syntax of classical first-order logic is not designed to accommodate tense. In this paper I shall evaluate several attempts to address the issue of the formal treatment of tense. I will seek to determine how tense is important to the consequence relations among sentences....   [tags: Tense Arguments Logic Essays]

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Childrens' Learning

- Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It endeavours to answer the question – what is language and how is it represented in the mind. Language is a system of symbols and rules; exclusive in its form to human beings that enables us to communicate. Symbols are things that stand for other things: words, either written or spoken, are symbols and the rules specify how words are ordered to form sentences. Language symbols are arbitrary, with no necessary connection between the symbol, be it word or gesture, and the object or idea to which it refers....   [tags: Language Learning Essays]

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To the Snake by Denise Levertov

- In the poem 'To the Snake'; the author Denise Levertov use several writing techniques to portray money and gambling. She uses syntax, sound imagery, color imagery, figurative language, and symbolism to represent money and gambling. Symbolism is used cleverly throughout the poem to depict a number of things that would take numerous readings to see. Throughout the poem the sentences are structured so that every other sentence is indented, with exception to the first two and the last four. In those sentences not indented the author chose to make every other sentence shorter so that the ends were uneven....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Html Vs. Xml

- The main difference between Hyper text markup language (HTML) and Extensible markup language (XML) is that HTML is a markup language used for creating web pages and XML is also a markup language but is primarily used for information sharing mainly those connected to the internet. HTML was created by Tim Berners-Lee as a way for he and several colleagues to share research information (Wikipedia, 2006). The earliest versions of HTML were based on loose syntax rules. HTML code written using these earlier rules would not be considered valid using today's standards....   [tags: Web Internet Language coding]

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Implementation Semantic Web On E-Learning

- The current WWW is a powerful tool for research and education, but its utility is hampered by the inability of the user to navigate easily the nefarious sources for the information he requires. The Semantic Web is a vision to solve this problem. It is proposed that a new WWW architecture will support not only Web content, but also associated formal semantics [4]. The idea is that the Web content and accompanying semantics (or metadata) will be accessed by Web agents, allowing these agents to reason about the content and produce intelligent answers to users' queries....   [tags: Internet Query Improvement Informational Paper]

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The Great Gatsby - Stylistic Devices

- Chapter One In Chapter One, F. Scott Fitzgerald mainly uses detail to introduce the setting and characters. For example, when introducing the main setting of the book, he describes his house as squeezed between two huge places that rented for twelve or fifteen thousand a season. (9). One of these houses was Gatsby's. This detail gives the reader an idea of what kind of town this was, and what kind of people lived in it. Fitzgerald also uses detail to introduce characters. When introducing Daisy, one of the main characters, he says that she had bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth with an excitement in her voice that men who cared for her found difficult to forget......   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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Prospero's Choice in The Tempest

- Prospero's Choice in The Tempest In The Tempest, Prospero achieves his ultimate goals of exiting the island and regaining his kingdom without unnecessary killing, torture or deception. Both this choice, and his decision in the end to rescind his magic, allow him to morally reconcile with himself. Prospero's choice to refrain from murder sets his objectives above mere revenge. By using ingenuity and the spirit Ariel's help, he achieves the semblance of death without the reality thereof....   [tags: Tempest essays]

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I Sell My Dreams

- Gabriel Marquez's poem "I Sell My Dreams" is a poem that demonstrates the fulfillment and security that individuals attain through a belief; the belief in question being that of superstition. A belief in superstition helps comfort a person when in a decision. Through setting, characters, diction and syntax, Marquez develops this theme while simultaneously creating a most suitable ironic tone. Time wise there are two distinct areas, the war and post war eras. During the war, Frau stayed with a Viennese family who appeared quite superstitious; not too uncommon for a family in the war whose life could depend on weather they went out that day....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Language

- Language is an abstract concept which is acquired early in life by the vast majority of children through an intricate process. There are many different theories concerning the acquisition of language that have been considered, and these are constantly being refined, along with the technology which enables researchers to further investigate the process. Bilingualism has also been a complex area of interest which has elicited various theoretical viewpoints. There are various aspects which are true to every language....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Alientation of the Individual from Society in T.S. Eliot's Preludes

- The Alientation of the Individual from Society in T.S. Eliot's Preludes In T. S. Eliot’s poem Preludes he portrays the alienation of the individual from society. His imagery is sharp and clear and he uses many techniques to achieve this. A clear description of what something is, can be pictured in the mind by his precise use of imagery. For example, the words, “…withered leaves”(7) gives a clear image, as does, ”…dingy shades”(22). The effect is achieved through descriptions of the human influence, word choice, syntax, and rhythm....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Anthony in William Sheakespeare´s Julius Caesar

- In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Mark Antony is a friend and was the right hand man of Julius Caesar. When time came for the death of Caesar, Antony swore allegiance to Brutus and the conspirators, but in truth had deceived them. Brutus had given Antony the right to speak at the funeral of Caesar, but Gaius Cassius had warned against this and Cassius was right to. At the funeral Antony would be the undoing of the conspirators in his funeral oration. After Brutus had given a reasonable speech convincing the people Caesar had to die for he was an ambitious man, but being naïve he left to many holes in his explanation....   [tags: Friends, Politics, Rome]

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Poetry Difficulty

- Poetry Difficulty Poetry unlike fiction is solely based on the author’s personal take on a certain subject. The tone, diction, syntax, and mood of a poem are all determined by the author of the poem. For some readers, to interpret a poem or explain the plot can be a difficult task. Other forms of literature such, as fiction is much easier to understand and discuss. One reason fiction is easier to understand and discuss is that it has a plot, setting, a cast of characters, and a theme. Most fiction books follow the same common outline when it comes to structure....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Free Essays: Adams' The Education

- The Education The typist who appears next in the passage is a worker named metonymically for the machine she tends, so merged with it, in fact, that she is called a "typist" even at home. In The Education, Henry Adams proclaims his astonishment at the denizens of the new American cities: "new types, -- or type-writers, -- telephone and telegraph-girls, shop-clerks, factory hands, running into millions on millions .... " Eliot's point here seems very close to Adams's. Eliot's woman is also a "type," identified with her type-writer so thoroughly she becomes it....   [tags: Adams The Education Essays]

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Character Development in Chapter Two of Their Eyes Were Watching God

- Character Development in Chapter Two of Their Eyes Were Watching God     In Zora Neale Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God the character of Nanny dies in the beginning of Janie's adventures, but her influence is felt throughout the book. In this way, she is a minor character with effects on the major character. This makes Nanny important. The reader learns a lot about Nanny in last paragraph of chapter two, mainly from her dialogue, including unique syntax and diction, and imagery. "And, Janie, maybe it wasn't much, but Ah done de best Ah kin by you....   [tags: Their Eyes Were Watching God Essays]

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Free Macbeth Essays: Character, Language, Atmosphere and Irony

- Character, Language, Atmosphere and Irony in Macbeth What kind of people are the characters in this drama. How can we decide. Characters in Shakespearean drama are judged by (i) their actions; (ii) what others say of them (iii) what they themselves say in public (iv) by what they say in soliloquy, i.e. when thinking aloud or in 'asides' . We tend to judge people by their actions and by what they say in public, but these are not always a true reflection of the real character; people do not always reveal themselves to others, so we can only accept this evidence with reservation....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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An Interpretation of My Sweet Old Etcetera by E.E. Cummings'

- An Interpretation of My Sweet Old Etcetera by E.E. Cummings' "my sweet old etcetera" is part of E.E. Cummings' "is 5" collection of poetry, which was published in 1926. This poem and most of Cummings' other poetry was known for its typographic innovation. One will definitely notice that there are only two capitalized letters in the whole piece and not one period. The only punctuation mark present is the comma, creating pauses in the speech. Basically the whole poem is a big run-on sentence....   [tags: Cummings My Sweet Old Etcetera Essays]

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Niches of the Mind;The Brain and Language

- Niches of the Mind;The Brain and Language As the story goes, creation is characterized by expansion and contraction, disorder and order, random change and selection. It is observed in evolution how random change and disorder have brought about, from the scraps floating in a puddle on early earth, the fantastic diversity and incomprehensible complexity of life. The counterpart to this is death, making space for the new and guiding changes in the old through selection. What can this story tell us about the evolution of humans, and our most distinguishing trait; our ability to tell stories....   [tags: Intellect Evolution Essays]

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What Constitutes Good Usage

- What Constitutes Good Usage The idea of good usage can be explored in many facets. Many writers such as Dowst, Sale, Thomas and Albutt have enlightened me to their own views on what constitutes good or bad usage. The thought never occurred to me that I too am guilty in many ways of improper use of the English language, including grammar, word use, tense, structure, the list could go on. But then again what is termed good use by me may not be good to another. To me, my own personal use of language is acceptable and could probably stand some improvement....   [tags: Teaching Writing Education Essays]

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Characteristics and Types of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

- The Characteristics and Types of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Missing Works Cited According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-half of 1.6 million elementary school-aged children diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have also been diagnosed with a learning disability (LD) (Brown University Child and Adolescence Behavior Letter, 2001). The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1997) stated that ADHD affects 3 to 5 percent of all children, and boys are three times more likely to be affected by the disorder than girls....   [tags: ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder]

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Implications of Research on Bilingual and Polyglot Aphasia

- Implications of Research on Bilingual and Polyglot Aphasia Research conducted on bilingual and polyglot aphasics has brought interest into the field of linguistics mainly because of its contribution to L2 research, especially in providing explanations for the organization of distinct languages in the brain. Since there exists such a variation between individual cases, the most important thing to come out of this research is a set of factors involved in these aphasia cases as well as theories emerging from research....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Visual Approach to Programming

- A Visual Approach to Programming In 1984, researchers at Hiroshima University started developing the layout for what would be called visual programming languages. Currently, many programmers use textual languages, which make the user produce text (one-dimensional) which is translated into one long stream of information. The goal for visual languages was to "...bridge the chasm between high level programming and the human level" (Levialdi). The researchers wanted to create languages that could display data and programs two dimensionally and have the graphical interface look much like what would soon be a web page (McIntyre)....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Changing Use Of Language

- I chose to find the entomology of a word that most people can usually not go through a day without using at least once, computer. With the explosion of the personal computer in the last ten years, most households in America own at least one. However, the meaning of the word "computer" has changed in the last century. The word itself is found in text as far back as 1646 when Sir T. Brown said, "The calendars of these computers." The use of "computer" in this sense, as defined by the OED, is one who computes; a calculator, reckoner; a person employed to make calculations in an observatory, in surveying, etc.Then, around 1897, the use of "computer" began...   [tags: essays research papers]

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language

- What is the Language of Thought Hypothesis. LOTH is an empirical thesis about the nature of thought and thinking. According to LOTH, thought and thinking are done in a mental language, i.e. in a symbolic system physically realized in the brain of the relevant organisms. In formulating LOTH, philosophers have in mind primarily the variety of thoughts known as ‘propositional attitudes’. Propositional attitudes are the thoughts described by such sentence forms as ‘S believes that P’, ‘S hopes that P’, ‘S desires that P’, etc., where ‘S’ refers to the subject of the attitude, ‘P’ is any sentence, and ‘that P’ refers to the proposition that is the object of the attitude....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Role of Caregivers in Language Development in Children with Brain Injuries

- This study primarily focused on examining the role of caregivers in language development within both children with prenatal or perinatal brain injury (BI) and typically developing children (TD). Previous research has shown that lesion characteristic played an important role on the adaptability of linguistic development in children with BI. However like TD children, children with BI tend to have easy compliance towards language development. To make sure the experiment was controlled many variables had to be taken into account....   [tags: lesion, vocabulary, syntax]

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Edwards' Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

- Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" The passages given from the Edwards' 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'; and the opening sentence of the Declaration both include many points such as the tone, diction, and syntax. The points shown throughout each sentence aims for the intent of obtaining the attention of the audience. The way each sentence is arranged with its own syntax can very well appeal to listeners, depending on its structure and imagery. Within the given sentence excerpt from Edwards' 'Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God'; you may perceive that the speaker is undoubtedly reaching for the audiences attention without sustaining his harsh yet fearful manner....   [tags: Edwards Sinners Angry God Essays]

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Compare and Contrast All Quiet on the Western Front and Dulce et Decorum est.

- The poem "Dulce et decorum est" by Wilfred Owen has a lot In common with "All Quiet on the Western Front." By Erich Remarque although Remarque never fought in the 1st World War. The Imagery in the prose is more detailed as it has more time to describe everything "The fields are flat." Some people think that this is better and it gives it a bit more feeling. Were as in the poem, Owen uses lots of short hard hitting words such as "Obscene as cancer" The poem gives a much more immediate effect in a shorter space of time....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Queen, Directed by Stephen Frears

- ... The Queen and the Royal Family when adviced with these suggestions think it is absurd and stick to the traditional culture. But soon realized that Britain has progressively modernalized. When the Queen realizes the changes she states that she beliefs their is a shift of public values and perhaps she should advocate. Tony Blair, in the film The Queen had just been elected to become prime minister. His views as prime minister is to modernise Britain. Throughout the film director Stephen Frears chooses to film the scenes featuring Tony Blair and the government with modern film because he wanted the syntax to interpret the progressive movement to a modernized society....   [tags: film analysis]

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Stylistic Elements of To Kill A Mockingbird

- The stylistic elements that an author chooses are instrumental in ensuring that the theme or tone that he or she wishes to convey is in fact conveyed to the reader. Harper Lee obviously realizes this, for in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, [New York: Warner, 1982] 278) she wisely selects a distinctive style to relate the moving story of a young child discovering harsh truths regarding human nature The predominant stylistic element Miss Lee uses is her diction and choice of sentence length....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]

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The Great Gatsby

- The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald’s enduring novel The Great Gatsby examines several themes that are both universal and specific to the early years of the twentieth century. In James Truslow Adams 1931 work The Epic of America defined the myth as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement.” Fitzgerald focuses on the struggle of human beings trying to achieve their goals by both transcending and re-creating the past, Jay Gatsby....   [tags: wealth, opportunity, dreams]

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The Use of Imagery in Preludes by T.S. Eliot

- The Use of Imagery in Preludes by T.S. Eliot In T.S. Eliot's poem "Preludes" he portrays the world as a dark and depressing with no future. His Imagery is sharp and clear and he exercises many techniques. He uses literal imagery, which is a clear description of what something is, so it can pictured it in the mind. His word choice is a big factor in that he uses words that bring a certain picture to the mind, he also describes humans by their body parts or their presence. His unique syntax and use of rhythm also heighten the effects of his poetry....   [tags: Papers]

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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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Iago’s Manipulation of Othello in Shakespeare’s Othello

- Iago’s Manipulation of Othello in Shakespeare’s Othello Once a seed of suspicion or doubt is planted in a person’s mind, the noxious effect of jealousy is soon to ensue. Jealousy and suspicion are Othello’s flaws hubris throughout the play and foreshadow to the audience his imminent downfall. He believes what Iago tells him so strongly that he compromises his close relationship with his best friend and his love for his wife. Iago manipulates Othello through the use of extortion, literary techniques, and his keen judge of character....   [tags: Othello Essays Shakespeare Papers]

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Shakespeare's Use of Language to Convey Othello's State of Mind

- Shakespeare's Use of Language to Convey Othello's State of Mind Iago's manipulative ways has Othello convinced that Desdemona has deceived him. "Villain be sure thou prove my love a whore." Here Othello speaks violently, using derogatory language to criticize his wife's actions. This shows his erratic state of mind. This quote also contains irony as for a brief moment, Othello suspects Iago to be a villain. This is ironic because Othello has always said Iago is trustworthy, but for a moment, he reveals his true nature without realizing it....   [tags: Papers]

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Constrasting Styles in Paradise Lost by John Milton

- Constrasting Styles in Paradise Lost by John Milton In the excerpts from John Milton's Paradise Lost, the reader can see the various elements of style Milton uses to achieve two different effects. His diction produces a brutal tone in Passage A, while painting an idyllic picture in Passage B. Milton's sentence structure supports his diction. The syntax of Passage A is sharp, while Passage B's is more flowing. Figurative language, especially conceit, is pervasive throughout both passages, and the poetic devices -- mainly hyperbole -- add to the overall effect of the passages....   [tags: Papers]

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How to Rule the Airways

- How to Rule the Airways Scriptwriting for radio is considered to be harder than scriptwriting for film and TV as the writers cannot use sight and must portray the story through sound and dialogue. In this short discussion I will be talking about the linguistic conventions and syntax and vocabulary also I will be discussing style and structure purpose and genre. The first thing is linguistic conventions this is basically the different types of ways they structure their sentences to make them sound good to the audience....   [tags: Papers]

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A Society in Danger

- In the book The Stranger, Camus characterizes Meursault as an atheist, an unemotional robot, and an outcast to demonstrate how he threatens society. The way Camus characterizes Meursault impacts the book in views to which he threatens society, like when he seems useless, has no compassion or feelings, and when he does nothing to help society, making him seem like society’s worst enemy. How he characterizes Meursault proves how he becomes a threat to society through the use of syntax by displaying insensitivity, and diction to prove his atheism....   [tags: Literary Analysis, The Stranger]

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A Society in Danger

- A Society in Danger In the book The Stranger, Camus characterizes Meursault as an atheist, an unemotional robot, and an outcast to demonstrate how he threatens society. The way Camus characterizes Meursault impacts the book in views to which he threatens society, like when he seems useless, shows no compassion or feelings, and when he does nothing to help society, making him seem like society’s worst enemy. How he characterizes Meursault proves how he becomes a threat to society through the use of syntax by displaying insensitivity, and diction to prove his atheism....   [tags: Literary Analysis, The Stranger]

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Since Feeling is First

- The poem “since feeling is first” is written by E.E Cummings in a stanza form with a total number of 16 lines. The sentences carry no more than nine words and no less than four words. It is about a man expressing his love to his beloved women. Cummings use of literary devices such as; metaphor, personification, imagery and denotation to express his feelings. “Since feeling is first” is a romantic poem that teaches a lesson about life. Its use of literary devices make the poem appealing to the readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E.E. Cummings]

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Schools Awaken to Teens' Sleep Needs

- “Hundreds of school districts around the country have pushed back school start times” States the writer for the Chicago Tribune, Kay Manning. In her essay, “Schools Awaken to Teens’ Sleep Needs,” implies students are impaired by their lack of sleep. Manning’s purpose is to convey the idea that it is a necessity for schools to look into starting school later due to the effects of sleep deficiency on children and their school work. She adopts an urgent tone in order to grab the support of her adult readers....   [tags: rhetorical analysis of Kay Manning essay]

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Evaluation of a Website

- Evaluation of a Website What has a hippo in common with a feather?” “What is the longest place name in the world?” “Can green ideas sleep furiously?” “Rim ember us poke in cent tense all mow stall ways con deigns word snot in then did.” These are just a few of the topics you will find under A Web of Linguistic Fun. Phantom Linguist, Bucknell University Professor Robert Beard, provides a unique collection of “fundamental subdisciplines of linguistics”(1). The website introduces linguistic terminology such as grammar, morphology, phonology, semantics, and syntax....   [tags: Evaluation Essays]

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Robert Browning

- The Jealous Monk Robert Browning’s, “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” involves a jealous monk with much hatred of, Brother Lawrence, the “perfect” monk. Irony, diction, and syntax are clearly evident in this dramatic monologue. Throughout the poem the nameless monk is constantly expressing his anger and sarcasm through the use of syntactical irony. This particular monk is angered at a fellow monk, as evidenced by "If hate killed men, Brother Lawrence, God's blood, would not mine kill you!" which seems ironic knowing he is a religious monk....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dickens' View of the World Shown Through the Narration of Pip in Great Expectations

- Dickens' View of the World Shown Through the Narration of Pip in Great Expectations Reading the opening chapter of Great Expectations demonstrates something of the extraordinary range and power of Dickens language. After a brief statement about his self-naming, which in itself is important as it instigates the whole debate about identity in the novel, Pip goes on to entertain us with an amusing description of his family graves, their inscriptions, and what he, as a small boy, made of them....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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Rhetorical Annalysis of Benjamin Banneker's Letter to Thomas Jefferson

- ... The direct quotes from political and religious documents give his appeal logos. He appeals to pathos by repeatedly comparing how Thomas Jefferson felt while fighting for American freedom to his own feelings of hardship. He refers to slavery as “groaning captivity” and “cruel oppression.” These words are meant specifically to give Jefferson a vivid mental picture and tug at his heart strings a little bit. Banneker, multiple times in his letter states something he believes to be true about the troubles of slavery and juxtaposes it with words from the Declaration of Independence or other political documents....   [tags: ethos, arguement, slavery]

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Clarifying Misconceptions about Accents in The Myth of the Non-accent by R. Lippi-Green

- The Myth of Non-Accent By: R. Lippi-Green (2012) This chapter focused mainly on misconceptions and attempting to clarify those misconceptions about accents. In the opinion of linguists, accent is a difficult word to define. This is due to the fact that language has variation therefore when it comes to a person having an accent or not, there is no true technical distinction because every person has different phonological aspects to their way of speaking. However, when forced to define this word, it is described as “a way of speaking” (Lippi-Green, 2012, p.44)....   [tags: linguist, dialect, language]

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Programming Languages

- Programming Languages A programming language is a set of English-like instructions that includes a set of rules for putting the instructions together to create commands. A translator changes the English-like commands into numeric code that the computer can understand. The most common type of translator is a compiler. The compiler is program that reads English-like commands in a file and than creates another file containing computer readable numeric code or commands. I will be talking about some of the major functions and uses six high-level programming languages....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Language and Syntax of The Yellow Wallpaper

- From the minute you read the read the first paragraph until you finish the last sentence, Charlotte Gilman captures her reader s attention as her character documents her own journey into insanity in The Yellow Wallpaper.   As her character passes a seemingly indefinite amount of time, it becomes clear that her husband s treatment is affecting her.  Gilman is able convey the narrator s changing mental state through language and syntax.     Gilman manipulates the reader s perspective throughout her story as she immediately introduces us to her world.  Language plays an important role as a normal woman assesses her husband s profession and her own supposed illness.  The narrator comes across in...   [tags: The Yellow Wallpaper Essays]

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Chomsky 's Theory Of Syntax

- xplain Chomsky’s Theory of Syntax. Chomsky’s view of syntax is also referred to as generative grammar. According to Chomsky, individuals attempt to develop a small set of rules that they then use to create any sentence in a language. His theory of syntax is considered to have a surface level and a deeper level, also known as surface and deep structure. The surface structure would what an individual says or writes and the deep structure is what is meant in the message that has been communicated....   [tags: Linguistics, Language acquisition, Learning]

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Language Learning : Syntax And Grammar

- In language learning, many components and features are studied including; morphology, lexicology, syntax and grammar. While these are important in understanding language learning, there is another area that deserves attention but is often neglected within the world of language learning. This area being phonology, the study of a language’s sound system and the features that help develop the sounds of speech. Pronunciation is the way in which these sounds are manipulated to form comprehensible speech, the manner in which a particular language realizes these speech sounds, or if they even utilize a particular sound, is part of what makes each language unique....   [tags: Second language, Language acquisition]

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Types Of Dbms Languages Along With Commands And Syntax

- write down different types of DBMS languages along with commands and syntax. A DBMS is a software that allows creation, definition and manipulation of database. Dbms is actualy a tool used to perform any kind of operation on data in database. Dbms also provides protection and security to database. It maintains data consistency in case of multiple users. Here are some examples of popular dbms, MySql, Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft Access and IBM DB2 etc. The database system can be divided into four components....   [tags: SQL, Database, User interface]

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Manipulation of Syntax in Hills Like White Elephants, by Ernest Hemingway

- Ernest Hemingway has a superbly unique style of writing in Hills Like White Elephants. His short, to the point syntax and sentence style plays a great role in helping readers understand the theme of this short story. The critique M.A.K. Halliday observed, “The story is frequently generated by the repetition of words, clauses, and groups of related words or ethical sets” (Link, Alex). The first set of dialogue that can be pulled from this story is story is short and to the point. The American states, “We can have the whole world.” Jig replies with “No, we can’t” (Hemingway, Ernest)....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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Nature in "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth

- The poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth is about the poet’s mental journey in nature where he remembers the daffodils that give him joy when he is lonely and bored. The poet is overwhelmed by nature’s beauty where he thought of it while lying alone on his couch. The poem shows the relationship between nature and the poet, and how nature’s motion and beauty influences the poet’s feelings and behaviors for the good. Moreover, the process that the speaker goes through is recollected that shows that he isolated from society, and is mentally in nature while he is physically lying on his couch....   [tags: Figurative, Syntax, Language]

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Positive and Negative Evidence in Language Learning

- Grammar is traditionally subdivided into two areas of study – morphology and syntax. Morphology is the study of how words are formed out of smaller units, syntax studies the way in which phrases and sentences are structured out of words. Traditional grammar describes the syntax of a language in terms of a taxonomy (classification). This approach is based on the assumption that phrases and sentences are built up of a series of constituents, each of which belongs to a specific grammatical category and serves a specific grammatical function....   [tags: grammar, native language, syntax]

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Poetry as organised violence, committed upon ordinary speech: Different Poems

- This essay intends to respond to the statement "Poetry is a form of organised violence committed upon ordinary speech” through the use of poetry by William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound and E.E.Cummings. Using the poems ‘The Red Wheelbarrow’ and the untitled poem ‘poem’ (Williams), ‘In a Station of the Metro’ (Pound) and the untitled poem ‘Poem, or Beauty hurts Mr. Vinal’ (Cummings), this essay will attempt to show that different styles and lengths of poetry, with different subject matter through the use of syntax, typography and other poetic forms all present poetry as “ a form of organised violence committed upon ordinary speech”....   [tags: Syntax, Language of Advertising]

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Shakespeare’s Use of Language in His Play, King Lear

- William Shakespeare is an outstanding pioneer of the English language in Early Modern English period between 1500 and 1700. Undeniably, he made a great contribution to the development of English language. His contribution is strongly related to Elizabethan English (Knowles, 1997). His literary works could reflect his language features and Early Modern English characteristics. King Lear selected in this essay is one of his famous tragedies. It was written by him between 1603 and 1608. This play revolves around king Lear and his three daughters....   [tags: linguistics, pronouns, syntax]

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Flesh And Spirit Analysis

- In her poem ‘The Flesh and the Spirit’, Bradstreet uses the form of the poem to create unique personalities in her characters, using them to argue in favor of following God. First, Flesh uses insulting phrases while Spirit uses reason in her words. Next, the syntax of the poem, while Spirit is speaking, shows an intelligent argument instead of the pushy manner that Flesh is conversing in. The imagery and comparisons that Spirit use tells the audience of the treasures that await them when they follow God and shows the difference between the motives of the two sisters....   [tags: Phrase, Audience, Syntax]

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Literary Elements Used in My Essays

- As always, my essays usually turn out to be dry and monotonous, but undeniably extensive in informative flesh and teeth. My words could be called repetitive by a few, tiresome by some, but exhaustive by most. I always employ long, winding descriptions to the simplest thing, usually stringing a series of dependent thoughts together at a melodramatic pace. Long sentences that are unequally formed in a series of dependent clauses that eventually ends with the fundamental idea at the end of the sentence becomes a signature flourish in my literary style....   [tags: syntax, complex, sentences, writing, style]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

- ... The use of a programming language that can access a server should be enough. • Self-describing web service: The data being handled should be self-describing. No additional software should be used to decode data being handled. The client only retrieves from the server. • Follow strict standards: XML and HTTP being the most common basis for web services. • Programmatic access to data: SOA provides data at the most simple level. No GUI should be provided. • Language-independent web services: The client that is using the web services of a server do not have to be on the same platform or be using the same language....   [tags: web, service, system, syntax, company]

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Emotional Discomfort in Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

- Being in a state of emotional discomfort is almost like being insane. For the person in this discomfort they feel deranged and confused and for onlookers they look as if they have escaped a mental hospital. On The first page of chapter fifteen in the novel Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, the main character is in a state of total discomfort and feels as if he is going mad. From the reader’s perspective it seems as if he is totally out of control of his body. This portrayal of the narrator is to express how torn he is between his two selves....   [tags: selves, control, metaphors, syntax, diction]

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