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    Forms Of Present Tense

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    Finite tenses are formed by changing the verb stem or by adding a suffix or prefix. There are two finite verb tenses: 1. present tense 2. simple past tense Compound tenses 1. Future tense 2. Present perfect tense 3. Past Perfect tense 4. Future perfect tense The Present Tense (Präsens) In contrast with the several forms of the present tense in the English language, German present tense has only one form for all present tense usage: Ich spreche I speak, I am speaking, I do speak du schreibst

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    I found Wallace’s Tense Present article quite confusing. It was hard to read and it took me a lot of time to get to the end. This was probably because the audience of this article is intended to be adults of high education and academics; or someone intelligent enough that wanted to analyze the origin of words, when to use them, and why. Anyway, as I read along, I came across some things, which I thought made no sense, others that I agreed to and finally others that I did not agree with. Wallace’s

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    grammatical ‘verb’ form, ‘tense’, ‘aspect’, and ‘mood’ play important roles in narrative fiction in general, and in POV/focalization and speech and thought representation, in particular. If we take narrative as ‘the successive events that happen in time’, then what makes the events ‘happen in time’ is what but ‘tense’. In the English and Persian languages, tense can be divided into the three categories, given the present moment as deictic center: present, past, and future; the present time means co-temporality

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    Comparing the Persuasive Techniques Used in Two Charity Fundraising Advertisements The hardest thing for any charity is to raise money. There is only one way to do this, that is to persuade people to part with their money and donate it to a good cause. The “ Bhopal Medical Appeal” and “Save The Children” advertisements are two examples of this. Both of these advertisements come from “ The Observer” a broadsheet newspaper. Consequently it is assumed that the target audience is those of

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    Digging Analysis

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    The poem “Digging” by Seamus Heaney begins with a man who is at his desk with a pen in his hand ready to write. The speaker becomes distracted when he hears his father outside who is working in a garden. He then starts to day dream about old memories of his father working in potato fields, which occurred many years back when the speaker was younger. The memories become more visual as he goes into detail about his grandfather when he worked hard as a peat harvester. There seems to be other work going

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    respond to the 'universe' significance of the situations in the tales. Verb Tenses Another crucial aspect of the diction in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is the fact that the entire poem is spoken in the present tense. For example, line 1: 'Whose woods these are I think I know'. This choice of tense has two important and powerful effects on the impact and meaning of the poem: · Continuous use of the present tense creates a strong sense of vividness and immediacy. This is because it seems

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    The poem ‘’Why I am not a painter’’ by Frank O’Hara is spilt into three stanzas. Two of which are 13 lines long and one is three lines long. The poem has been structured in such a way that the reader is taken backwards and forwards between the second and third stanzas rather than progresses though them. The second stanza focuses on Mike Goldberg’s process of creating his painting ‘’ Sardines’’. The third stanza focuses on the speaker’s process of creating his poem ‘’ Oranges’’. This structure helps

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    is trying to convey. The usage of the present tense rather than the past removes the linear dictation by time and restricts knowledge to situation rather than chronology. To refer to the end (or non-end) of the fog would allow the reader to share knowledge with the narrator, and assume that by the next chapter, it would all be gone. 'Fog everywhere' shrouds the reader's view, not only physically, but also emotionally. By applying a present tense to this chapter, Dickens has removed the idea

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    Skrzynecki's Crossing the Red Sea This poem captures the immigrant experience between the two worlds, leaving the homeland and towards the new world. The poet has deliberately structured the poem in five sections each with a number of stanzas to divide the different stages of the physical voyage. Section one describes the refugees, two briefly deals with their reason for the exodus, three emphasises their former oppression, fourth section is about the healing effect of the voyage and the concluding

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    to the reliability of the narrator. Ford Madox Ford’s first person narrative The Good Soldier presents itself as being very formal, yet conversational between the narrator and the reader in comparison to Ernest Hemingway’s third-person omniscient, everyday speech in In Our Time. However, dialogue in these texts supplements the reliability of the narrator through the fragmented timelines of past and present events, the portrayal of character’s emotions through dialogue, and judgements made by the narrator

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