Essays Tagged: "linguist"

Henry The VIII (Born 1491,ruled 1509-1547)

91. The first ruler to be educated under the influence of the Renaissance, he was a gifted scholar, linguist, composer, and musician.- He was gay and handsome, skilled in all manner of athletic games ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Henry VIII

y was not onlyselfish but, also handsome and had a hearty personality, he was also a giftedscholar, linguist, composer, and a musician. He was talented at many sportsand was also good with the ladies. ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparative Analysis of Austin & Searle's Speech Act Theories

Speech-act theory was elaborated by Austin J. L., a linguist philosopher; this theory was the reaction of Austin and his coworkers in opposition to the ... ticed that there no rule-governed devices restricting the use of performatives and in fact there no linguistic features which reliably and unambiguously differentiate performatives from non-performati ... ag or in cases where someone wants to insult someone else does not utter I hereby insult you. These linguistic features have led Austin to draw a distinction between 'explicit performatives' and 'impl ...

(13 pages) 135 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Linguistic darwinsim in the 19th treated languages as living organisms. How has this view evolved in the history of linguistics? .

ready found before the publication of Darwin's Evolution in 1857. Humboldt, who wasn't a historical linguist, already saw language as a living organism. He emphasized that each language lives in the s ... ch is a historical process taking place in real time. In his short treatise on Darwinian theory and linguistics (1863) he stated that what he had already written on the history and prehistory of langu ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

King Henry VIII

e first Englishruler to be educated under the influence of the Renaissance, he was agifted scholar, linguist, composer, and musician. As a youth he was gay andhandsome, skilled in all manner of athlet ...

(3 pages) 61 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Imagery in "Out of the Mouths"

ach of her characters and the theme of the story as a whole.First of all, imagery shaped Heron, the linguist, as a character. At the opening of the story, Finch uses nature to emphasize the feeling th ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Peter Paul Rubens

ost sought-after painter in northern Europe during the seventeenth century, he was also a diplomat, linguist, and scholar. His dynamic, emotional style with its rich texture, vivid color, and lively m ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The English Language: Past, present and future Pidgins and Creoles-Processes of Colonization

given and illustrate their distinctive in grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and together with some linguist examples to support my stand. Lastly, I would discuss the status and identity of the two di ... unds in the ship was to avoid rebel against the crewmembers.Pidgins and Creoles are considered as a linguistic product of two or more languages that are combined together and form a language that enab ...

(9 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

How is linguistics a scientific study

When linguists claim that their discipline is the scientific study of language, they have in mind certain ... in principles which distinguish between a scientific and a non-scientific study of language. First, linguistics is objective, that is, it considers all languages to be equal. For a linguist, there are ... uage is hindered by various cultural, social and historical misconceptions about certain languages. Linguistics has demonstrated that any language, however 'primitive', or 'underdeveloped' its people ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.8 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Rudolf Diesel

nervous breakdown promoting the not-yet-ready engine. Diesel was also a connoisseur of the arts, a linguist, and a social theorist. In 1893 Rudolf Diesel published a paper entitled "The Theory and Co ...

(3 pages) 1231 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Does being part of a team actually improve performance and if so what is it that makes a group a team?

ip (which was the focus of my Post Graduate Certificate of Education) and languages (as I am also a linguist). As a result I was put in to two different departments at my first school and both departm ...

(13 pages) 137 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a way of organizing and understanding the structure of subjective ex ... hich the skilled person processes information, through the observation of eye scanning patterns and linguistic patterns, allows programs (similar to computer programs) to be codified, which can be tau ... 80; Kinsbourne, 1974).Developed in 1975 by Richard Bandler, a mathematician, and John Grinder, a linguist, NLP has been clinically demonstrated as a powerful technology for engendering change (Band ...

(16 pages) 51 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Out of the Silent Planet

o a novel with wonderful clarity. Out of the Silent Planet is an account of the voyage of Ransom, a linguist, who is kidnapped and taken to another planet, Malacandra (Mars). Where he learns that Thul ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Right To Vote

RHE 306S May 8, 2001 "Election 2000: Legitimate Passage of Power or Right-Wing Conspiracy" Esteemed linguist Deborah Tannen presents her theories about the culture of critique in her highly acclaimed ... May 8,2001 "Election 2000: Legitimate Passage of Power or Right-Wing Conspiracy" Esteemed linguist Deborah Tannen presents her theories about the culture of critique in her highly acclaimed ...

(22 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Ways of Men and Women

't for her we would never talk" (pg9) The man brought up an old stereotype. Do women talk too much? Linguist Connie Eble say's "they do (pg9)" Throughout history women have been punished for talking t ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


not ebonics is a separate language or simply a dialect. In doing my research I have found that most linguists take the position that ebonics is a dialect. What distinguishes dialect from language is t ... h as a form of language requiring remediation by speech pathologists or special-education teachers. Linguist have known for years that many non-standard dialects are consistent, legitimate varieties o ...

(7 pages) 86 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Personal Values Development

ed genes for morality, there is circumstantial evidence they exist" (Pinker, 2008). Noam Chomsky, a linguist who has been on the faculty of MIT since 1955, is just one of many who propose that humans ...

(8 pages) 162 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Diversity of Hispanic Americans

lic. Chicano English is the term used for the common language of the Mexican American. According to linguist Carmen Frought it is an established English dialect spoken by even those Mexican Americans ... r English", somehow imperfect and non-native. Chicano English is a stable and fully-formed dialect, linguistically and structurally equivalent to other dialects of English, such as the varieties spoke ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Language Development

enLanguage developmentOur lives are filled with language. The first level of language is called the linguistic level, this is when children first "develop knowledge of language" (Otto, 2010). The meta ... antic, syntactic, morphemic, and pragmatic knowledge to form a message. When a child arrives at metalinguistic verbalization, they have knowledge of complex language" (Otto, 2010).As children learn or ...

(7 pages) 141 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

A critical summary of Deborah Tannen’s “The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why

r of Talk: Who Gets Heard and WhyTannen, D. 2001 " The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why". From Linguistics at Work: A Reader of Applications, edited by Dallin D. Oaks 242-259.There is no particul ... fferently in other cultures and members of the opposite gender (Tannen 2001: 243). Deborah Tannen a linguist from Georgetown University did a research on the influence of linguistic style on conversat ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics