Essays Tagged: "Grammar"

Humor in A Midsummer Night's Dream

ating the artisans. The artisans, obviously are not intelligent at all, but try to be. They mess up grammar, spelling, and everything that the author of 'Pyramus and Thisby' had wanted for his play. F ...

(2 pages) 113 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Slang in America

ark of being a comfortable language, the language of the common people (MacNeil 143). Change in the grammar and diction of a language is natural, and English is always confronted with changes. Among t ... it with the assumption that kids are unintelligent and simply rebelling against established English grammar and diction. However, most of the adults did the same thing when they were children. Adults ...

(3 pages) 153 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

John Irving's "The World According to Garp"

ree with all that has been said to an extent; Irving is by no means perfect when it comes to prose, grammar, and vocabulary, yet I laughed cried and mourned with the characters he created. The story h ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Application Software

document. To improve the accuracy of one's writing, word processors can check the spelling and the grammar in a document. They also provide a thesaurus to enable a user to add variety and precision t ...

(2 pages) 179 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Essay that analyzes "The great Gatsby" (Fitzgerald) from the narrator's, Nick'point of view

Good essay that analyzes the great Gatsby from Nick's point of view Good essay and word choice. Grammar could use a little workNick versus GatsbyMainframe computers analyze information and present ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Thommas Jefferson, the third president of the U.S.

omas Jefferson entered college. Thomas studied hard and quickly mastered difficult subjects such as grammar, physics, and calculus. In about two years of college he learned everything you could know o ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.6 May/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Spoken discourse

exchange procedures, while for its other part it aims at describing it by applying some rules of a grammar of speech to it.The analysed discourse is a part of a television broadcast of a snowboarding ... d in different terms in order to present it as a piece of spoken interaction. David Brazil's book A Grammar of Speech provides some aspects that prove such instances of speech to be interactive as wel ...

(10 pages) 177 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Late-Modern English (1800-Present)

The principal distinction between early- and late-modern English is vocabulary. Pronunciation, grammar, and spelling are largely the same, but Late-Modern English has many more words. These words ...

(2 pages) 89 2 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

How to become a successful creative writer

think up a good plot or conflict. Some people simply don't care much for writing. It takes extreme grammar and spelling experts. You don't have to be an A average student in English personally, I get ... an 85 average but you do have to pay attention in class and understand the meaning of it. Although grammar isn't exactly the most fun subject, you should still concentrate on it.Another thing that I ...

(12 pages) 349 6 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Critically analyse the main theories on interjections like 'Huh!', 'Ah!', 'Ha!', etc.

, 'Ha!', etc. How would you decide whether these were part of the language, to be dealt with in the grammar? What alternatives might there be?Interjections are dealt with in the semantic area of lingu ...

(16 pages) 123 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Who was Heloise?

was only sixteen when she met Abelard, but she had already mastered the traditional liberal arts of grammar, rhetoric, arithmetic, music, geography and astronomy, as well as theology. She attended som ...

(8 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Basic Writing Skills.

nd thoughts to other it is necessary to follow certain rules and standards. These standards include grammar, the overall structure of writing, paragraphing and coherence. Grammar is perhaps the most i ... is perhaps the most important and essential factor behind any document, a correct, clear and simple grammar not only necessary but also makes the document easy to understand for the readers. It is imp ...

(3 pages) 214 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History of the English Language.

h.English has many different difficulties, and these vary from pronunciation to spelling, including grammar. For many people that learn English it is perhaps quite difficult to pronounce certain conso ... icult to pronounce certain consonants such as (r) and (s). English is not a phonetic language. Many grammar and Spanish rules are very hard to follow besides many people forget them because they are v ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Gun control vs freedom", how Americans view their right to own guns; some web links which deal with various gun and crime statistics first language

since English is not my first language, I would appreciate some comments on grammar and spelling. In return I can help with PolishGUN CONTROL VS FREEDOMIn this research I will ...

(5 pages) 238 2 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Not good enough intentions" Ways to improve high school...Q: How can our school improve and make it better for the students? Note:You must change the name of school to your own

six categories of expectations.Teachers rarely push their students to memorize vocabulary, use good grammar, or read. Vocabulary is key for students to know in college, for the SATs, and overall under ...

(5 pages) 91 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Grammar in Monolingual English Dictionaries - What kind of grammatical aspects/information can be found in monolingual dictionaries and why is it included

Grammar in Monolingual English DictionariesIntroductionSince grammar is a very important and essenti ... anings of words, when there are also own language books specially designed to help the student with grammar. Still it is indispensable to contain grammar related notes and data in learner's printed an ... inted and online dictionaries. Therefore it is also of importance to get to know and understand how grammar is dealt with and used in dictionaries. Different publishers use different methods and appro ...

(10 pages) 81 2 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

This article is concerned about how the chinese may learn english verbs properly.

h comprises the head verb, the particle and the reflection. Since reflection is more concerned with grammar, we will limit ourselves to a consideration of the first two.Therefore, here we have two set ... argeted..."(Educational Age / 1985)Randolph Quirk gave seven categories of N--V Conversion in his A Grammar of Contemporary English (1973). Just take one of them as an example.To put in/on Ne.g. bottl ...

(12 pages) 78 1 3.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Linguistics of the Great Gatsby". This paper describes F. Scott Fitzgerald's linguistic style as represented in his modern story, "The Great Gatsby".

ce structure (syntax), and its meaning changes (semantics), as well as other minor features such as grammar and spelling. Linguistic style is what helps to separate one author's literary work from any ...

(8 pages) 172 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

GMAT Quick Tips

ovide a reason and/or an example to support that point!5. Pay close attention to writing mechanics, grammar, sentence construction, word usage and diction (whether you've used the right word for the r ...

(9 pages) 49 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How to improve the ability of listening ,apeaking,reading and writing

ing, speaking, reading and writing, with the base of necessary phonetics, large vocabulary and good grammar, But this is not the final purpose. The final purpose is to lot let students be able to use ... ethod.Most of all the teachers like to provide the students with a lot of knowledge-words, phrases, grammar, usages and so on, They are focusing these thing, especially on the grammar. Yes, the studen ...

(11 pages) 220 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers