Corpus Essays

  • Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry

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    Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry A corpus of 1000 lines of poetry (ten 100 line samples from ten different authors) is analyzed by a computerized connectionist model of poetic meter. The analysis finds that poets utilize measurably distinct patterns of stress and suggests that these patterns might "fingerprint" individual writers. In addition, the analysis shows that the variations of metrical patterns are in accord with the prevailing verse aesthetics of the period in which poets are writing

  • Coca Corpus

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    The presentation by Dr. Bakos was about Corpus, or Corpora in the plural form. A Corpus is a collection of words on a particular subject; it can be about academic English, spoken English, medical English and so on. As explained by Dr. Bakos, Corpora are a valuable tool because they contain real human output, they have many advantages and they show how the language works. One significant advantage is that in a Corpus we can see how the language and its uses changed in a period of time; another advantage

  • Habeas Corpus Thesis

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    Reagan Hood The Suspension of Habeas Corpus Word Count: 9/15/16 Habeas Corpus is a writ requiring a person under arrest be brought before a judge into court to secure the person’s release, unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention. On April 27, 1861 Abraham Lincoln suspended this writ during the American Civil War. habeas corpus is a very important legal principle. It being included in the main body of the Constitution shows how important this was to the framers of this country

  • Writ Of Habeas Corpus Essay

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    Evidence textbook, the Writ of Habeas Corpus is: an order in writing, issued in the name of the government by a judge of competent jurisdiction, and directed to a person who has another in his custody or detains him in confinement which commands him to bring such person so detained before the judge, at the time and place appointed, and to state the reasons for which he/she has imprisoned or otherwise deprived him/her of liberty. The Writ of Habeas Corpus is one of the many important law

  • Habeas Corpus Civil Liberties Essay

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    Civil Liberties, Habeas Corpus, and the War on Terror Habeas corpus is a way of determining whether those that are jailed have been jailed through the legal processes and if the reason behind the jailing is legal. This paper will discuss how the administration led by Bush kept prisoners at GITMO during the war on terror. The civil rights of the prisoners were never considered since the place where they were kept was beyond the reach of the constitution of the United States of America. It was the

  • Abraham Lincoln's Suspension Of Habeas Corpus

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    Amber Shrum Abraham Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus research paper Word Count: 10/27/17 Habeas Corpus can be defined as a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention. During the Civil War Abraham Lincoln had suspended this law. His reasoning behind it was that of contingent of Maryland officials were intending to destroy the railroad tracks between

  • Lincoln's Suspension Of Habeas Corpus Analysis

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    suspension of the writ of habeas corpus. Within months of taking the presidential oath, Lincoln ordered the suspension of habeas corpus, citing “supra-constitutional reasons for taking unilateral executive action.” Attorney General Edward Bates’ defense of Lincoln’s actions regarding habeas corpus in which he refers to it as a privilege rather than a guaranteed civil liberty serves as basis for proving the illegitimacy of this act. If the writ of habeas corpus, which protects citizens from unlawful

  • A Correlation Between the Corpus Callosum and "developmental Language Disorders"

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    A correlation between the corpus callosum and "developmental language disorders" Abstract: Various types of language disorders affect a considerable amount of children academically and socially worldwide. This article focuses on developmental language disorders (DLD) caused by central auditory processing disorders (CAPD). A CAPD is defined as showing "difficulties discriminating, identifying and retaining sounds after the ears have "heard" the sounds." Both language and auditory are processed

  • The Analysis of Autism Facilitates Neuroanatomical Investigations

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    functions of brain structures. There are several differences between a healthy brain and the brain of an autistic person. Dr. Joseph Piven from the University of Iowa noticed a size difference . In the autistic brain, the cerebellum is larger and the corpus callosum is smaller. Another study showed that the amygdala and the hippocampus are different in an autistic brain. In an autistic these structures have densely packed neurons and the neurons are smaller than those in a healthy brain. Also, in the

  • Your Better Half:Hemisphere Specialization of Language

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    specialize in controlling different functions (1). Furthermore, the right side of your body is controlled by your left brain while the left side of your body is controlled by your right side of the brain. The connection between the hemispheres is the corpus callosum, a thick band of nerves. One of the most common beliefs is that the left hemisphere controls symbolic processing and rational thinking whereas the right hemisphere is more artistic, intuitive and creative (2). Many myths have emerged from

  • Gangs, Belonging, and Acceptance

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    gangs: Causes and clinical intervention. In L. S. Vargus & J. Koss-Chiono (Eds.). Working with culture: Psychotherapeutic intervention with ethnic minority children and adolescents (pp. 129-154). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Smith, Commander Bryan. Corpus Christi Police Department. (2-10-97) interview over phone. Subject: Psychological effects on gang members and their families.

  • The Life of Christopher Marlowe

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    grammar, and Latin and Greek Literature. He was also well studied in ancient and modern history and was encouraged to write Latin poetry and perform plays in Latin and Greek. Upon finishing King’s School, he received a Matthew Parker Scholarship to Corpus Christi College in Cambridge, where he attended from 1580-1587 to further his studies and demonstrate a “mastery of Latin syntax and grammar.” He received his BA in 1584 to become ‘Dominus’ Marlowe ("The Life"). During the Elizabethan era, many

  • Ted Bundy

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    executed on January 24, 1989 (Wikipedia, n.d.). Ted Bundy was once a Boy Scout and those who knew him in the labor force said that he had a promising career in politics, because Ted Bundy appeared to be an example of a good, upstanding citizen (L. Corpus, 1989). Still others, who knew Ted Bundy, described him as handsome and his nature as confident, friendly, educated and charming. This was the personality that Ted Bundy chose to exhibit in public to his girlfriend, friends and peers, which was quite

  • Possible Solutions to the Youth Violence Problem

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    help youth who become part of gangs or other types of violence, but have they been enough? One needs to search deeper to determine the causes, but it is the solutions to the problem that is, in the end, of most importance. On a local scene, the Corpus Christi Police Department has a gang prevention program. This program has a presentation in which members of the police... ... middle of paper ... ...this type of violence is growing, there is not as much information available as other forms

  • How We Got The King James Version

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    as he arrived in England, the Hampton Court Conference was held for the reason to hear of the problems of the church. This conference failed its purpose, but one of the best translations of the word of God came from it. John Reynolds, president of Corpus Christi College, was the sole motivator for this new translation and he was the one that got King James to start on the translation. His immediately got James attention and he soon started the translations soon after There was one stipulation that

  • Ancient Greek Medicine

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    Claudius Galen, a Greek physician of the second century A.D. But although he organized the idea more accessibly, he was probably not its creator. Centuries earlier, in the fourth century B.C., Hippocrates wrote of the bodily humours in his Hippocratic Corpus. The physician believed that the body was made up of four components or “four humours”. The four components are: Blood formed at the heart – Spring – Air, Phlegm in the brain – Winter – Water, Yellow Bile in the liver – Summer – Fire and Black Bile

  • Hippocratic Corpus

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    In current society Hippocratic Corpus has come to represent beginnings of modern medicine. The Hippocratic corpus are a set of works authored by Hippocrates around the 5th century BCE. Hippocrates was a legend during and after his time, discussed by Aristotle and Plato. One of the works of Hippocratic Corpus specifically On the sacred Disease catalyzed the increase of rationality, the beginnings of the scientific method and a decreasing reliability on religion or supernatural in medicine. Pre

  • A Structuralist Reading of Austen's Sense and Sensibility

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    perspective. Each of us is a complex mixture of polar opposites, the most primary of which being the division between right brain and left brain, or, more commonly, "heart and mind." Austen's technique in this novel is that of eliminating altogether the corpus callosum, thus juxtaposing the two halves into a "binary opposition," a split between the heart that throbs and exults and the mind which ascertains and evaluates. Marianne is, of course, the heart of the novel, Elinor the mind. Moreover, the remaining

  • Christopher Marlowe

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    towards religion, his choice of writing style and in the metre that he used. Christopher Marlowe was born in 1564 the son of a Canterbury shoemaker and was an exact contemporary of Shakespeare. He was educated at the King's School, Canterbury, and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He became a BA in 1584 and a MA in 1587. He seems to have been of a violent nature and was often in trouble with the law. He made many trips to the continent during his short lifetime and it has been suggested that these

  • Differences in the Male and Female Brain

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    neuroscientists, have shown that the women’s brain is about 10 percent smaller than the male’s, on average, even after accounting for women’s comparatively smaller body size. Three brain differences that affect ones behavior are the limbic size, the corpus collosum size, and the amount of gray and white matter. Current research has demonstrated that females, on average, have a larger deep limbic system than males. Due to the larger limbic brain, woman are more in touch with their feelings, they are