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  • Chinese Grammatical System Essay

    Modern Chinese grammatical system need to have a particular form that would allow actions or verbs to express various progresses of the state in each situation; therefore, it needs a particle to be added to the sentence to achieve this need. Chinese grammar is not similar to English grammar, in which English can add -ing onto the end of a verb to show the ongoing state of an action. Chinese has many particles such as le, zhe, guo that are being used in the sentences to add aspectual values to the attached verbs in the sentences. Even though aspect particles express different action of beings, “There is agreement that they do not relate the situation described by the sentence to the time of utterance but express various perspectives on the situation; hence, they express various aspect rather than tense relations, and are often called aspect particles or markers” (qtd. in Klein et al. 723). Zhe is an aspect particle, and it is always being added to the end of a verb to show different consequences it would result in throughout its interaction with different verb expressions. Understanding the different types and usages of zhe would help us to interpret the precise meaning of the sentences. The first type of zhe is not designated to show the actions in the sentences, instead, it is being used to show the existence of a given object even though a verb is used in front of zhe. In such sentences, zhe must be used after the verb to emphasize a sustained or continuous state. For…

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  • Italian Language Research Paper

    on the structure and form of the words that make up the languages. The English language in particular, great emphasis is placed on including inflection, derivation, and the formation of compounds. But general the language is made up of morphemes, which is the smallest units of meaning which speaks to roots and affixes (prefixes and suffixes). The English language makes use of eight inflectional morphemes and these are; plural, possessive, comparative, superlative 3rd-…

    Words: 1000 - Pages: 4
  • Voice Of Love Poem Analysis

    in the rhythm of choice of words and manner uttered by the woman as she describes her oncoming beloved, she speaks in a series of predicative participles, Dobbs-Allsopp calls it “sevenfold parade of participles”: bāʾ (coming), mĕdallēg (leaping), mĕqappēṣ (skipping), domeh (being like), ʿômēd (standing), mašgîaḥ (gazing), and mēṣîṣ (peering). These participles describe graphically and dynamically the oncoming beloved. Dobbs-Allsopp makes the point: The dynamism and durativity implicated by the…

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  • Genres And Figures Of Speech Essay

    of it will increase. Genres Apodictic Law One of two major types of legal material present in the Old Testament, apodictic law deals in matters of moral and religious concerns, explicit in defining right and wrong. Referred to as the “absolute law,” it addresses the audience in second person using direct commands. Two well-known types of apodictic law are prohibition and admonition (Klein, Blomberg, & Hubbard, Jr., 1993). Prohibition directly commands in a negative fashion, for example, “You…

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  • Reflection Paper On Obese

    I think for this to work, it important that the individua’s family and friend participle and encourage the behavior change because if this effect that individual, it would likely be affect the people around he or she. This movie has something to do with the social/behavior learning theories because the problem this movie address is obese and obese is a risk behavior. This is similar to like smoking that changing the behavior is hard and it take a lot of time to be motivate and consider change…

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  • Poem Analysis: Italian Surprised Sonnet

    Until the first semi-colon, the author uses simple past participles, which leads to back to the assumption that this sonnet may be describing an event that happened a while ago. */“Surprised,” one of the past participles, is used unusually because it’s not modifying anything/* The semi-colon after “forgotten” is known as a super comma, because this list could use a comma, but instead the author uses a semi-colon. The purpose for this semi-colon serves the same purpose as a comma, in a sense that…

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  • Ap Calculus Test Reflection

    It was February 2015, my class test for AP Calculus. I was struggling with my 2nd problem (out of 6) and half of my time had passed by.Looking at the next question, I groaned.I couldn’t remember how to compute the 2nd derivative of a function. That was when I realized how much I was struggling with the free response sections of the AP Calculus test, I took it into my own hands to study so I can achieve a 5.My teacher had told me that a 4 was sufficient but I aspired to achieve a 5 because that…

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  • Reflection Of The Past, Present And English Language Errorios?

    constituent parts, also known as syntactic categories, including both lexical categories (parts of speech) and phrasal categories. A grammar that uses phrase structure rules is a type of phrase structure grammar. Therefore when the students are unable to identify the correct tenses, they also will not be able to identify the types of tenses correctly. However, in some cases like the present progressive, the helping verbs like is and are will help the student to identify the tenses. PSR is…

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  • Hosea Rhetorical Analysis

    will water the earth.” וְנֵדְעָה (יָדַע) “know” is in cohortative form and introduces an exhortation to united contrition. נִרְדְּפָה (רָדַף) “pursue” usually means to chase with hostile intentions, but is used in a good sense here, to pursue the knowledge of Yahweh. In contrast, הַדָּעַת “knowledge” is despised by the priest (Hosea 4:6) and the woman vainly רָדַף pursued her lovers (Hosea 2:7). לָדַעַת אֶת־יְהוָה (יָדַע) “know, knowledge of Yahweh, knowledge of God” is infinitive…

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  • Queen Hatshepsut

    her in male attire to carry out the duties of a pharaoh. Though Hatshepsut was the first women to claim full reign of a pharaoh. Cleopatra was the only other women to do so but she didn’t do so until about 14 centuries later. Scholars and egyptologists debate on whether ambition drove her to take full power over the throne, there was a political problem, or a threat had come up from a royal family in a different branch and she wanted to secure the spot for her son to become pharaoh one day.…

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