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  • Emily Dickinson Punctuation

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    just a few of Dickinson’s poems is sure to catch the eye of a reader, posing questions of grammatical soundness. Capital letters, dots, and dashes appear consistently, but maybe there is a reason behind it all. Emily Dickinson uses punctuation in a non-traditional way throughout her poems, contributing to the effect and meaning of her works, such as “My Life had stooda Loaded Gun,” “After great pain, a formal feeling comes,” and “Wild NightsWild Nights!” Emily Dickinson employs commonly used punctuation

  • Usage of Punctuation Marks in Academic Writing

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    Name: Instructor: Subject Title: Date: Usage of punctuation marks in academic writing Introduction These are symbols which indicate the organisation in written language, structure and the intonation to be observed in a sentence when it is read aloud. In the written English, It has been necessary to eliminate the ambiguity existing in a sentence. For this reason, punctuation marks have been in used to bring out the intended meaning of a sentence rather than the variations that can be gotten from

  • Emily Dickinson's Capitalization and Punctuation

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    The poetry of Emily Dickinson is one of the most recognizable of the 19th century. Dickinson’s poetry stands out because of its unconventional use of capitalization and punctuation. Her poems contain capitalized words which are not normally capitalized. Her poems are noted for the frequent use of the dash. Literary scholars have attempted to interpret Dickinson’s unconventional capitalization and punctuation. Some believe that it was merely part of Dickinson’s penmanship (Weisbuch 73). They therefore

  • The Setting for Thomas Hardy's The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales

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    The Setting for Thomas Hardy's The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales In the following essay I seek to show evidence of how Thomas Hardy was acutely aware of the social status of people, how village and town life was conducted, how men and women reacted to their own sex and to each other and the part religion played in people's daily lives. Social class is raised a lot in Hardy's pieces. Even though these stories were all written at a different time and then put together

  • Questions On English Language Learners

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    pronunciation needs to be emphasized in the classroom, awareness needs to be raised, suprasegmentals need to be a focus, and an active approach using English needs to be taken by the ESL students. Summary The study by Chen and Goswami (2011) focused on the incorporation of Cooperative Learning in the classroom and the effect on pronunciation by English Language Learners. Pronunciation is claimed to be very important for overall academic achievement. The incorporation of Cooperative Learning allows

  • The First 4th Of July Research Paper

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    snoring on the queen-sized airbed in the hot as a stove room in concrete jungles of Brooklyn. Just about 7 hours ago our non-stop, and almost eleven hour-long Delta flight from Kiev to New York landed in JFK, concluding our 2-day journey to the new world. The crowd of passengers quickly flooded the JFK terminal 4 filling border patrol booths. I heard people talking Russian, English Hebrew, and other languages. “Melting pot,” thought I in Ukrainian. My wife Galyna and I went to the booth marked for immigrants

  • The Importance Of Social Class In The Canterbury Tales

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    What importance does social class have over population as a whole, has it’s importance changed and if it hasn’t will it ever change? While reading The Canterbury Tales, many of these questions were answered before anyones could even create them through the stories of the Prioress, Parsons and the Knight. For instance, in modern day we place; the rich, famous, and politics in the upper class. But has that changed over time and do you think that it ever will? Many do believe that social class deficiency

  • Essay Standard English

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    In contemporary society the Standard variety of English is the most commonly used as it is respected and associated with a higher prestige. Its usage is also advocated by prescriptivists who believe that it is the ‘correct’ and only variety that should be used. Standard English is usually seen in formal settings, where its usage is necessary for official and public purposes. However, contextual factors play a vital role in determining the most appropriate variety to be used, which is supported by

  • Double Modals Or Multiple Modals

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    context and linguistic structure of double modals, other researchers compile naturally occurring double modals heard or overheard in conversations. Montgomery does find some difference in usage according to social class: although double modals are used by upper-, middle-, and lower-class speakers, the percentage of usage in LAGS increases as class decreases. Di Paolo believes that all Southerners have used a double modal at least once; Montgomery claims that there are some whose dialect does not include

  • English Language Teaching

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    In the contemporary world, English language has a comprehensive usage and regarded as a lingua franca that acts as a communication bridge between the speakers who speak different native languages . However, it is quiet challenging to teach this language effectively especially to those who speak English as a second or foreign language. Therefore, the significance of English language learning and teaching cannot be denied. English language Teaching ELT comprise an immense sphere that includes the