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  • What Word Or Phrase Best Characterizes The Problem Affecting The Following Sentence?

    Rugg approaches the authenticity of the Voynich manuscript with something of the perspective that it is all a hoax. Wordiness Passive voice Misplaced modifier Stylistic inconsistency Question 14 What word or phrase best characterizes the problem affecting the following passage? Conaster goes on to discuss the famous ill-fated excursion by Adolph Ruth that ended six months later with the discovery of Ruth’s decapitated head. Tense error Usage error Spelling error Apostrophe error Question 15 What word or phrase best characterizes the problem affecting the following passage? With the help of Gary Urton, the men realized that the points of the figures drawn in the earth were specific to certain latitude and longitude degrees. Urton was Aveni’s colleague at Colgate University. Aveni concludes that the lines must have been meant for walking in rituals used to obtain water. Run-on Redundancy Choppy sentences Incoherent sequencing Question 16 What word or phrase best characterizes the problem affecting the following…

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  • Constituents Function And Function

    1. Introduction This paper presents a sentence to analyze how constituents function and the four test that can be used to prove the constituent. Linguist consider a constituent to be a structural unit made of a word or words that create the sentence and other phrases as well. In (1) the sentence that is analyzed and the constituents that are going to be tested are presented. Branches are used to show the boundaries that form the constituents. 1. Sentence and Constituents a. He might have been…

    Words: 2080 - Pages: 8
  • Emotion In Kate Chopin's 'The Storm'

    Kate Chopin’s, “The Storm” begins with a storm rolling in around New Orleans, Louisiana. Calixta, seeing the storm coming, steps outside to take her husband and sons clothes off the clothesline and encounters her previous lover, Alcee, whom she invites in her home out of the elements. After she voiced her concern for her husband and son during the storm, lightening frightened Calixta, and she shared her fear of the house being hit by lightning, Alcee held her for comfort. They spoke of past…

    Words: 734 - Pages: 3
  • Persuasive Essay On The Banished Word List

    Banished words are words or phrases that can be misinterpreted, misused, overused, or otherwise deemed useless. Every year Lake Superior States University releases a list of banished words. These words come from a variety of sources across the entire country. These banished word nominations are sent in and a committee makes their decision of which words make the cut before the end of each year. Inspired by words on the Banished Word List, our team was tasked to come up with 10 words which we…

    Words: 726 - Pages: 3
  • What Is The Meaning Of The Road Not Taken

    Christina wants to show her audience what the stanzas are saying that Frost make the readers avoid the hidden meaning. She sees some phrases in the poem “equally laid” and “just as fair” are the same. Frost may have used unnecessary phrase in his poem to give it a smooth transition or to make the poem sound more soothing. The source from Christina have proven that some of the phrases in his poem are unnecessary and readers misinterpret him as a professional…

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  • Improving My English Class

    as I wrote more rough drafts. Compared to the beginning of the semester, where my word choice was horrendous, my word choice had notably improved. My writing felt more effective when read aloud. I remember the “trick” I used to improve my word choice: Will my audience understand this word, and does it convey exactly what I’m trying to say? Once I started asking myself that question, my word choice began its exponential improvement. Another weak point that I saw improve quickly was my sentence…

    Words: 754 - Pages: 4
  • Compare And Contrast Russell And Strawson

    Student ID: 1330882 Paper 1: Russell and Strawson Introduction In this paper, I will compare and contrast Russell’s and Strawson’s accounts on definite descriptions, which are phrases of the form “the X” and denote some object. I will first reconstruct Russell’s account, which argues that that all definite descriptions are in reality a series of propositional statements and claims. I will then reconstruct Strawson’s account and claim that Russell’s account is flawed because it focuses…

    Words: 720 - Pages: 3
  • Krag's Second Language Observation

    Miss Krag uses the make your day behavioral program: “No one has the right to interfere with the learning, safety, or well-being of others. The teacher’s goal is for the children to learn how to write a correct sentence by Christmas. She uses a lot of gestures, direct instruction, she stops and explain difficult words while she talks, how words can have different meanings. Miss Krag said that her job is to teach formal English not the informal that they may learn in the street. Other…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis On Like A Girl

    About two years ago, the feminine care product company, Always, came out with a commercial that supported women. The commercial is named #LikeAGirl. This commercial brings to the light the way girls are viewed in this society. The commercial particularly targets the phrase, “like a girl” that is normally used as an insult in today’s society. #LikeAGirl shows several girls and some boys being questioned about the phrase “like a girl”. #LikeAGirl clearly shows how a girl’s self-esteem diminishes…

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  • Syntactic Rules Analysis

    When the adjective switches to a complicated adjective phrase, the adjunction rule established from the previous case no longer justifies sentence C and D. In this case, given that capable of winning and candidate do not select each other, when we combine them in the order shown in sentence C, the sentence becomes ungrammatical. However, when we switch the order of combination of the adjective phrase and the noun, as shown in sentence D, the sentence is now considered grammatical. If the…

    Words: 2078 - Pages: 9
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