Essays Tagged: "Sentence (linguistics)"

Top 10 gramatical mistakes used in papers.

d Voltron sparked a revolution that influenced cartoons to have complex pots and dramatic themes.3. Sentence FragmentA sentence fragment fails to be a sentence in the sense that it cannot stand by its ... even one independent clause. There are several reasons why a group of words may seem to act like a sentence but not have the wherewithal to make it as a complete thought.Bad example from the Compare ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Vague Pronoun reference

should not be permitted to regulate gay or lesbian marriage because it is discrimination.The above sentence does not correctly identify exactly which noun is being represented.Government is a noun, b ... ernment is a noun, but marriage can also be a noun. Below is the correct way of stating the example sentence.The government should not be permitted to regulate gay or lesbian marriage. The regulation ...

(1 pages) 46 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How the Author Creates Tension and Suspense in the Monkey's Paw

find out what will happen to that character.Tension and suspense is also created through the use of sentences; "His wife sat up in bed listening. A loud knock resounded through the house." By using sh ... aids the build up of tension and suspense. Furthermore, we can see that there is a contrast between sentence structures in key areas. When the tension and suspense is building to a climax, the sentenc ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Did I miss anything? - Tom Wayman

1. a) Every stanza in this poem starts with one-word sentence fragment rather than a complete sentence. A sentence fragment is more effective because it ... t stresses that nothing or everything was missed without having to explain what exactly in the same sentence. This way one word explains and answers the question what was missed.b) This poem has very ... apital letters and line breaks indicating the end of a though, but no punctuation at the end of the sentences. This use of punctuation affects the meaning of the poem because it doesn't finish the poe ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Unseen Commentary on 'The Secret Life of Books' by Stephen Edgar, from Corrupted Treasures, (1995)

need us to go on with their plans. They use us. Edgar finished the second stanza with an incomplete sentence, making the user pass to the third stanza to finish that sentence at least. This technique ... rough us and needing us comes up again.The fifth stanza begins with "They have you.", this powerful sentence is telling us that it finally happened; it has been building up throughout the whole poem ( ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Comparison between Baldwin and Green

rt I.Graham Greene's "The Lost Childhood" begins with a very short paragraph consisting of only two sentences and averaging a length of 33 words per sentence. The length of the first paragraph's sente ... entence. The length of the first paragraph's sentences is more than the normal length of an average sentence comprised of 21 words. He also has fewer sentences than a typically found in a paragraph. H ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Lesson plan on verbs for junior school

on the table and make them paste the strip in front of the right action.Matching the pictures with sentences2. The teacher divides the class in the groups of six and gives the students chart papers o ... he class in the groups of six and gives the students chart papers of different colors and different sentences3. Students will be asked to paste the pictures in front of the right sentences.Fill in the ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Quotation Integration In "Antaeus"

hrase seamlessly inserted into the text of your writing. If you were to extract the quotation, your sentence would no longer make sense. Embedded quotations are used to quickly make a point, or to cal ... ellipsis (...). 2. Often times you will make your point in the form of a complete sentence, and will want to insert a quotation that backs it up. Quite often students make their poin ...

(3 pages) 699 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ivan Denisovich Translations

y differently then English and this causes the writers to make choices about how they present their sentences. It is the writers' decision then to leave the sentences fragmented or to restructure them ... or to restructure them in such a way that the reader understands easily. In the Signet edition the sentences were noticeably longer then Willetts version; the fragmented Russian translation connected ...

(2 pages) 1190 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poe vs. King

oe describes his characters in different words. He uses simple words to describe them.Poe uses long sentences with very little dialogue. One of his sentences make up almost a whole paragraph. Like in ... f his sentences make up almost a whole paragraph. Like in the second paragraph. There is only three sentences in the paragraph and no dialogue. King on the other hand, has very short sentences and alm ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Text Linguistics

Difference between sentence and utteranceA sentence usually contains several words that function as subject and predica ... lly contains several words that function as subject and predicate. An utterance is a spoken word or sentenceText and a simple sequence of sentencesThe sentences that built a text are all logically con ... lly connected, or logically separated by special words and paragraphs and etc. A simple sequence of sentences can be not connected anyhow logically.Units of textWhat kind of unity is a textCompare dif ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics