Essays Tagged: "Richard Lederer"

English is weird but funny - Richard Lederer, American writer

Richard Lederer was once asked where he would get all these funny stories he answered:"Ever since I ... or her ideas is as futile as asking a spider the source of its web and method of its construction.'Richard LedererIntroduction and biographyRichard Lederer was the kind of child who, almost as soon a ... saw a butterfly and cooed, 'Oh, goody. A butterfly will flutter by.' Even as a high-school student, Richard knew that Elvis Presley, born three years before him, would become immortal because he recog ...

(9 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What Makes A Good Essay

a discrepancy between two different levels of meanings. In ?English I A Crazy Language?, the author Richard Lederer shows irony in the fact that he is making fun of the English language but he devoted ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Language Communities

Willis 1​​​Kayleigh WillisEnglish 1019/2/14Essay 1In Richard Lederer's article "All American Dialects", he states the ironic truth that "most of us are a ... family, my speech community is merely growing and changing as it is passed generation to generation.Richard Lederer stated in his article, "We are a teeming nations within a nation, a country that is ... to the standard English language. It defines who we areand explains what we do.Works Cited:Lederer, Richard. "All-American Dialects." Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers.Paul Eschholz, Al ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays