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  • Stylistics In The Weary Blues

    Literary Stylistics and the Creation of Weariness in “The Weary Blues” This paper will focus to use the relative knowledge of literary stylistics, deviation and foregrounding to analyze Langston Hughes’s poem “The Weary Blues”, and use strong evidence from the poem to support the argument of Hughes’s use of literary stylistics to create and highlight the sentimental elements of weary in this poem. The weary sentimental elements are significant to the theme of this poem. Blues is the music in America which testimony the history of black people’s rough and bumpy life experiences. Blues music is plaintive and sad; it is the music of black people’s melancholy. So in The Weary Blues, Hughes combined this sad music with a very tired black singer, hence to express the weary feeling of black people after the long history of slavery and oppression. Just like the title tells us, this poem has an emotional tone contains a sense of sadness. And deserve to be mentioned is that Langston Hughes has used a series of words and phrases, specifically speaking, he used the meaning, rhythm and many other approaches to pass on this weary and sad sentiment. And my paper is going to investigate how Langston Hughes expressed this mood through literary stylistics in The Weary Blues. Since linguistic criticism is used in text analysis; it concentrates on the connections between language choices and the social world (Malmkjaer 1), I am using the linguistic theory as the criticism to argue the…

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  • Standard Arabic Essay

    Arabic has been called the language of Adam and Eve, making it one of the oldest written languages in human history. In its modern form, Arabic is spoken by 422 million individuals worldwide, making it the fifth most commonly utilized language. Central Semitic in classification, it developed from a Proto-Semitic predecessor and has evolved significantly with time. Today, based purely on linguistic grounds, one could argue that Arabic is in fact not one distinct language, but is several because…

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  • The Shifting Meanings Of Our Evolving Modern Language

    a different way from us. John McWhorter in his interview on the podcast "The Shifting Meanings of Our Evolving Modern Language," comments on this and explains that a word is not something that is, but rather a process. An inevitable process of morphing. He says: "language is something that always change. It is not that it will change in a way that it will have new words for new things, and new words coming from other language only. But, even the boring vanilla part of the language is always…

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  • Ehri's Stages Of Reading Fluency And Comprehension

    As many teachers search for new strategies and interventions to address the lack of fluency within their reading programs, Repeated Reading (RR) appears to be a topic of curiosity. RR is an evident based strategy designed to increase reading fluency and comprehension through the development of automatic word processing and contextualized linguistic effect (Winter, 2007). Similar to the text features on a cell phone, automatic word processing is the ability to detect and comprehend a word…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Bilingual Education

    those literacies affected me in the same way that my third language did. At 15 years old, I became obsessed with the Japanese language. I remember picking up a self-teaching book at Chapters and devouring it chapter by chapter, and the more I knew, the more I craved to know more. However, it was never my plan to learn to write in Japanese. I found their writing system beautiful, to be sure; but not to the point of dedicating myself to learning over two thousand characters spanning over three…

    Words: 745 - Pages: 3
  • Gibba Jabber Writing System

    Commonly used acronyms in Gibba Jabber are, but not limited to: w.y.a which means, as you wish, m.t.a, at the moment, m.a.a, as a matter of fact, p.t.a , answer the phone , d.t.o.o, outfit of the day and n.g, good night. Our writing system serves primarily as a texting system, whose desire is to meet the need of convenient communication in our modern-day society. Emojis are incorporated to represent individual letters of the alphabet. For example, is used to represent the letter I, is used to…

    Words: 1327 - Pages: 6
  • Essay On Emergency Reading

    out at once, not fully emphasising each letter. Once Jace got past that point in the alphabet he was running out of air in his little lungs, so he went slower and took pauses in between letters. I took this as an opportunity, I asked Jace to sing them again but to slow down in the beginning and take his time on MNOP. The letters and sounds blurred together. He did awesome the second time around! We high fived and got excited. I asked follow up questions on his name to assess his phonemic…

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  • Reflective Essay: My Love For Writing And Reading

    My mother was very surprised, but instead of helping me write a letter, she told me that I need to create a foundation first. At that time, I did not what she meant by creating a foundation. But I quickly found out that creating a foundation meant that I would have to go through hours of learning how to write and read the alphabet. At first, I was very excited to learn the alphabet and finally get to write my letter. My mother brought out a book, where you had to trace the letter. As a child,…

    Words: 754 - Pages: 4
  • Writing Center Reflection

    the materials; he was asking about words and using the clipboards to pretend to write. At a certain moment he would copy the word he saw on a card. He was very involved in the center. He started to play BINGO and asked questions about letters. He matched cards and seemed to enjoy the new center. He made letters and put them in envelopes then he put them in mailboxes for other kids. He was very active with the new center. He even signed in and signed out when he arrived and when he left for the…

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  • Calligraphy In Islamic Culture

    to unite Muslims because everyone must learn the Arabic language to participate in prayers and recitations. Introduction Islamic calligraphy is considered to have developed into an art during the time of Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth caliph and the son-in-law of Muhammad (Schimmel, Islamic 3). Not only a religious leader, Ali ibn Abi Talib was a great calligrapher and artist. The use and importance of Islamic calligraphy grew rapidly after his extensive development of the art. Muslims…

    Words: 1779 - Pages: 8
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