Essays Tagged: "Syntax"

Diversity within English

ns and registralvariations. These variations, or dialects, can differ in lexicon, phonology, and/or syntax from the StandardLanguage that we often think of as Oecorrect' Language, although they are no ... and age (Ferguson 52, Yule 191). And socialdialects can vary on any or all three descriptor levels; syntax or grammar, lexicon or vocabulary, and phonetics orpronunciation. Social dialects are also wh ...

(5 pages) 278 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Hamlet's First Soliloquy

ponders the relationship between his mother and his uncle. Through Shakespeare's use of diction and syntax he shows Hamlet's disapproval of this relationship.In the first section of this soliloquy Ham ...

(2 pages) 82 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

The organization, syntax, and imagery used in Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale.

Handmaid's Tale, is in a class of its own. I have never read a book with its form of organization, syntax, or use of description and imagery. Atwood used these tools to awesome effect.Atwood's narrat ... real person, a living, breathing, thinking, human being, not just a character out of some story.The syntax of this novel is nicely varied. For the most part, the sentences are long and flowing, weavin ...

(1 pages) 47 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain the differences between More, Machiavelli nad Elizabethian style.

lth of his people, and what shelter/ food they have, etc... His rhetorical style generally includes Syntax/ long sentences and he starts in the beginning with "I" using first person and then generally ... se everyone knew a woman, especially queen, in her time could not fight and she used long sentences/syntax.Machiavelli's portrayal of his leader is that they need to be feared rather than loved and th ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison of the synoptic gospels in "plucking heads of grain in the sabb.ath"

fferences can be readily noted on style and structure.In most of Mark's gospel, redundancy and some syntax awkwardness can be found. For example, the author writes in his story about the man and the S ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is on Toni Morrison's "Beloved" It is an essay on the literary devices used in the novel.

o control how the reader reacts to everything that is happening. Some examples of these devices are syntax (as tied with the stream of consciousness method of narration), point of view, and the use of ... of view, and the use of flashback technique.The first device that Morrison uses within the novel is syntax with stream of consciousness narration. In the second part of the book, one of the chapters c ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the cultural communication differences

Syntax - Orderly or systematic arrangement of parts or elements; constitution (of body); a connected ...

(3 pages) 280 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analysis of "the piano" by D.H. Lawrence

e as his feelings mix between his desire to be a man and his desire to return to his childhood. The syntax and structure of the poem keep the reader in tune with the flow of the poem. In this poem a m ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Title: A Transition; the Growth of an Individual Texts Cited: "From Outside, In" by Barbara Mellix "Words Become Us" by Anne E. Imbrie

Syntax is an arrangement of words that placed in the proper format, conveys a message to the world. ... rsonal recollection of how their use of words evolved from borrowing to creating. Like a fine wine, syntax requires time, practice, use, age, and creativity to formulate ones own trademark technique." ... mposing her own works that exceed her past limitations. Like Imbrie, Mellix too mastered the art of syntax, and eventually came to own the words she once borrowed. Imbrie and Mellix made the transitio ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Which Factors Determine the Differences between Adults' and Children' s Ability to Learn a Second Language?

ity between adults and children to acquire a second language in terms of pronunciation, morphology, syntax and sentence judgement (Lightbown & Spada, 1999). By the results, it is concluded that ad ...

(9 pages) 203 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

This rhetorical comparison essay between Edwards, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," and Jefferson's, "The Declaration of Independence.

ing sentence of the Declaration of Independence both include many points such as the tone, diction, syntax, imagery, rhetorical structure, figurative language. The points shown through the opening of ... procure his motive to his congregation that has gathered about. Both sentences are arranged in such syntax that both very well appeal to the listeners. Also, both speakers have the same motive to pers ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Julia Kristeva

ean element of meaning that doesn't signifySymbolic elements: that which signifies, associated with syntax and grammarSemiotic gives rise and challenges the symbolic.Without the symbolic we have only ...

(3 pages) 98 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Tone Analysis of "Every 23 Minutes"

ltner uses a reflective, disappointed tone through the use of rhetorical questions, repetition, and syntax.In Weltner's essay, she expresses her feelings to the reader with syntax. Intense sorrow is e ... disappointed view in "Every 23 Minutes" is expressed through rhetorical questions, repetition, and syntax. It shows the reader how serious the matter of drinking and driving is, and leaves the reader ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Poetry of E. E. Cummings

- l(a, mortals), !blac, and swi( - illustrate the ideogram formquite well. Cummings utilizes unique syntax in these poems in order toconvey messages visually as well as verbally.Although one may think ... a leaf falls:/loneliness"), andstill conveyed the same verbal message, but he has altered the normalsyntax in order that each line should show a 'one' and highlight thetheme of oneness. In fact, the w ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors


sound significant. However meaning can vary in a word but can change overtime, ambiguity arises in syntax, not because of a cluster in a sentence but because of what arises in deep structure and surf ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

"How to Tame a Wild" Tongue Essay

t the invariable destruction of her Chicano culture by using the rhetorical strategies of organized syntax, narrative flashbacks, and the incorporation of her "native tongue".Between paragraphs 27 and ... arrative flashbacks, and the incorporation of her "native tongue".Between paragraphs 27 and 30, the syntax conveys Anzaldua's deep emotions about her lingual identity using mostly balanced and declara ...

(2 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"That Woman on the Lawn" by Ray Bradbury

heir dead mother, and the author portrays his feelings throughout. Bradbury uses many key words and syntax to make these emotions come alive through the whole poem, and it seems to liven up the poem a ... f a disloyalty feeling from his mother. He's angry and shocked at how free spirited she can be. The syntax at the end of that line using a question mark and an exclamation point adds to the anger that ...

(2 pages) 2325 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Oedipus the king" essay

ertainment ad morality. It is a perfect example of a traditional tragic hero, using vivid drama and syntax. Although he starts off with a contentious life, it is ended in a drudgerious way. Kind Lauis ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Close Reading Assignment: "Samuel Hearne in Wintertime"

and debunking both Samuel Hearne and early northern exploration.The clipped terse epigram, clipped syntax, the style of language, and fragmentation throughout the poem are free of imagery for the mos ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Crossing The Swamp" by Mary Oliver

the struggle that he is going through by the gaps and indents throughout.Because of the thoughtful syntax of the poem, we cannot refer the body as stanzas or paragraphs; thus, the poem itself is one ...

(2 pages) 22268 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry