Power of words

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  • Power Words

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    Being in a fourth grade classroom I never thought I would hear some of the words that my students say and come up with. I am constantly amazed by how brilliant these students are. In writing sometimes the class will write as whole group. They will be given a topic then the teacher writes on the smart board what they say, she never changes how they want the sentences to be written. Just this past week the students were writing a paragraph together over how they can help save the rainforest and

  • Words Have The Power Of Words

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    Words have the power to change the lives of millions, people who take a stand speak for others and fight for what they want. Words have the power to provoke action, calm negative emotions and can inspire change as the following passages will elaborate that words have the power to change people. Events that go into history start with powerful speeches that persuade listeners to fight with them. Words have the power to Provoke action by when people who take a stand for others and persuade them to take

  • Spoken Words : The Power Of Words In The World

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    Spoken Words. They can do anything. They can bring comfort to an old friend. They can sing happy birthday to a little boy whose balloons are slowly sinking. Words have power. Words are power. Words can change someone's mindset. It can alter one's belief. A simple choice of word can make all the difference. You can have the most beautiful thing to say, but say it with the wrong words, in the wrong tone (pshh) within a split second it's gone. Watch your words. See, words are one of the most powerful

  • Hamlet: The Power Of Words

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    Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Michel Foucault’s Power/Knowledge through each’s discussion on truth, power, and the definitive meanings of words. In Hamlet by William Shakespeare there are numerous passages that show the power of truth and language and how each of these become subjective. One character who reveals the power that language can have in regards to truth is Lord Polonius. Polonius states that Laertes should

  • Violence And The Power Of Words

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    there wasn’t the power of the pen, then what would be left? Even though some people may argue that the sword is more powerful than the pen, the pen is more powerful. What would the world be like if we always fixed our problems using the force of violence? The sword and the pen both have huge impacts on our lives, but which makes a greater impact? Although violence and the power of words seem like two different things, they both impact us equally. Without the power of words, without freedom

  • The Controversy: The Power Of Words

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    known as Oliver Cromwell. There have been plenty of powerful men and women who have lead entire nations, not with their words, but with their attitudes when they spoke their words. These characters go from John F. Kennedy, who said “…ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country”, and Oliver Cromwell. Long after their deaths, crowds use their words as mantras just to get them through days. The way one speaks to a crowd is equivalent to how the crowd is going to respond

  • Power of One Word

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    The Power of a Word A single word can be used to belittle, hurt, and humiliate. One word can cause so much hurt to a person that they burst into tears or spiral down into a damaging hole that they can 't get out of for an extended amount of time. Throughout history, names have been used to keep a population in its place. Insults have been hurled to make a single person understand what another thinks of them. Words are used all the time to cause damage to a person or an entire peoples soul

  • Power Of Words In Othello

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    In Othello words have the ability to steer the plot, to form characters’ identities and to engage the audience as active participants in the play. In Shakespeare’s Othello, the lack of a narrator, empowers the words spoken by the characters to such an extent that it directs the drama to the desired destination of the play. This essay will serve as proof as the power of words will be discussed by, firstly, explaining the effect that words, and the lack thereof, have on characters and ultimately on

  • Power Of Words In 1984

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    The Complicated Power of Words “WAR IS PEACE; FREEDOM IS SLAVERY; IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH” (Orwell 4). However appealing this statement seems to be to the people of the Party; these words are nevertheless their identity and are tied both to their personal self and to their seemingly inherent love for their party. In George Orwell’s 1984, he uses politically-charged language to put a spotlight on and capture the public’s attention to political movements happening both inside and outside the story that

  • Liesel Power Of Words

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    lift everyone’s spirits. She uses her power of words and calms everyone down regardless of age. Liesel doesn't want to learn to play the accordion, as she feels she would never be as good as Hans, but words are her own instrument. Liesel realized how her little act would give everyone so much hope, and just like Hans, she used her passion to give people hope and distract them from all the dreadful things happening. Everyone had already seen the power of words, since that was all Hitler had, but now