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    differences to a new level when he is captured. One way Hall creates obvious differences between the characters from the start, is by his extremely stereotypical characterisation. The soldiers consist of a Scotsman, a Welshman, a Tynesider and a Cockney, all of whose characters are incredibly stereotypical, and then we also have the traditionally sadistic corporal and an incompetent new recruit. By using characters such as these, Hall is reinforcing upon the audience, the audience's own stereotypes

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    The Need for Nadsat in A Clockwork Orange

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    also contains an invented language mixed in with English. Being well educated and having a background in languages such as Russian, German, and French, Burgess created a language known as Nadsat.  Nadsat is influenced by Russian, German, English, Cockney Slang, and it also contains invented slang. The language has a poetic feel to it and Burgess' writing contains context clues that help the reader determine what the unknown language means.  The history of what led to Burgess' ideas for the novel explains

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    couldn’t function anymore. During the production of “Black Comedy” I learned how to speak with a Standard British and Cockney dialect, was able to participate in the erection and demolition of a big set, and realized how much actors rely on each other during a performance. This production was hard, but an enjoyable learning experience. Never in my life had I used a British accent or a Cockney, now that I think of it. It was really hard for me to get that all down. Chris really did his job by pounding it

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    The play, Pygmalion, by Bernard Shaw is about a phonetics expert who makes a bet that he can pass a Cockney flower girl as a duchess in the matter of a few months. This girl, Eliza does achieve the transformation, but at the expense of a familiar life in the gutters, and risks being caste off into the world with nowhere to turn. This play explores many themes, has extensive use of symbolism, interesting tonality, irony, and the play itself is an allusion to ancient Greek mythology. The major theme

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    "Alright m'lady? You must be Barbara. I'm Clive" "Why yes! I'm Barbara ! Are you here to show me to my cousins house?" she asked. "Course love! Put yer bags on me trolley. Yeah, that's it love" Nice 'n' steady now" The parrot spoke in a broad Cockney accent. Once all the bags were fully loaded they were off. Clive and Barbara walked for miles and miles until they finally reached a derelict boarding house. The windows were smashed, fungus grew on the walls, the chimney was covered in soot

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    Victorian Language

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    order for his peers to accept him or to merely avoid bullies (Chapman 12). Non-Standard Speech This type of speech was also synonymous with lower class slang, “cockney” or the way in which the ‘uneducated’ communicated, specific to the East End (Chapman 19). The infamous “cockney” was native to the East End, as remains today. Cockney dialect allowed spelling and ... ... middle of paper ... ... word ‘affidavit,’ yet Rogue Riderhood mispronounces it as an “Alfred David” (Dickens 12). Therefore

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    by Chinese people and Danish is how Danes speak. But languages could also be described as different ways of talking due to social background, education, profession, age and sex. A person’s language is connected to his social situation. Eliza, the cockney flower girl from the gutter does not speak the same language as professor Higgins, even if English is their common mother tongue. They speak differently because they belong to different social worlds. Identity can signify the very special characteristic

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    Seymour, an etcher and caricaturist of the day, approached publishers Chapman and Hall with his idea for a series of humorous sketches depicting the mannerisms and way of life of “Cockney amateurs on holiday in the field.” Seymour had already made a success of sketches that depicted similar subject matter, namely that of Cockney sports, and the follies of members of the fictional “Nimrod Club.” The publishers agreed to fund the project, under the condition that the sketches be accompanied by some literary

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    The Primary Ways in Which Eliza Doolittle Changes In George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, Henry Higgins, an expert in phonetics, makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he will be able to change Eliza Doolittle from a poor, uneducated Cockney flower girl into an eloquent duchess in just six months. It is stated that Higgins wins the bet if Eliza can pass off as a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party. In the end, Eliza’s training is successful, for everyone at the party believes that she

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    Analysis Of Pygmalion

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    alive. Afterwards the couple got married and they lived together a ‘happy ending’. In 1913, the Irish playwright adapted the Greek myth to modern-day England and based it on a phonetics professor, Henry Higgins, who makes a bet that he can train a Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, in order to pass her for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by acquiring a gentle

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