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  • Perfect Example For The Sound Of Sense
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    Alden Anderson English 102 Summer '05 2: 15 Frost's Sense Robert Frost has a certain theory. That a sentence has an overall sound and that word may be taken out and the sound analyzed. The theory is Frost's "Sound of Sense". Or I like to say, that you may sense the sound of a sentence, with a simple little trick. Put your hand over your mouth and speak the sentence, pay attention to the muffled sound instead of the words being spoken. That would be the sound of sense. This paper is an introducti...
  • Stressed Content Words In Speech
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    Speech sounds are vibrations that travel through a medium (usually air) by displacing the molecules of this medium. Depending on the consistency of the given medium, the sounds travel at different speeds and have varying intensities. This is why we sound differently when we speak under normal circumstances from when we try to talk under water and also why it is completely impossible for speech sounds to travel through a vacuum. Speech sounds travel in the shape of waves, similar to the ripples t...
  • Patterns Within Words
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    PHO. NICS Phonics is the basic rules for translating written symbols into sounds. Emergent readers and writers should understand that there is a relationship between letter patterns and sound patterns in English (the alphabetic principle), and eventually develop an awareness of the separate sounds in words. Without the recognition of words, there would be an incomplete foundation for constructing meaning. Phonics, along with other the use of context, word parts, syntax, and automatic ity enables...
  • Use Of Short Words And Short Sounds
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    Shakespeare' As You Like It: Effective Use of Sound In Jaques's speech As infamous as Shakespeare is, and as well known as his works are, some prose are just simply more extraordinary than the rest. There are many ways to look at Jaques speech, such as use of language or imagery yet, something we often do not reflect on is the sound of the prose. When reading this particular speech, the subject is directly related to the sounds Shakespeare has chosen. We are guided gracefully through the stages ...
  • Chinese New Year
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    SUPERSTITIOUS Human beings are superstitious especially among Chinese. If anyone who claims that he or she is not superstitious is either a liar or a fool. A lot of us believe in certain things that do not have logical explanations. This is especially true in this multi-racial country of ours. Each community has its own beliefs. It would be impossible to discuss all of the beliefs of Chinese; therefore I will just touch on some of them. I still remember a few years ago, some of my friends and I ...
  • Child The Long Vowel Sounds
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    PHONICS BY: Destiny Abs hire Phonics isnt a method of teaching reading; its a body of knowledge consisting of 26 letters used to symbolize about 44 English speech sounds. There are 70 most common spellings for these speech sounds. (National Right to Read Foundation). Phonetics is the science dealing with speech sounds. (Gans). Studying Phonetics means studying a phonetic alphabet, diacritical marks, technical terms, and many other scientific tools and techniques. (Heilman). Phonetics would be re...
  • Kinds Of Verbs
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    from Journal of Black Poetry (1972) JBP: Last night, when we were talking, you said you were hunting for a verb. What kind of verb are you looking for WS: Hunting for a verb - I was actually talking about a predicate as it functions in a sentence. You know, one of our problems... Well, first, let's talk about the kinds of verbs that won't do; then second, why assume that western civilization can give you such a thing as a sentence... and we don't call that into question. Maybe a new thing altoge...
  • Pleasant Sounds From The Player Piano
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    Evaluate the effectiveness of diction as an adjunct to meaning in John Updike's "Player Piano". In "Player Piano", John Updike uses personification to give life to a unhuman' piano. By using diction to communicate his ideas, he effectively allows the reader to explore the psyche of a "Player Piano". In the first couple lines of the poem, assonance and consonance are present. In line one, these musical devices dominate the sentence as there is a repetition of the "ick" sound in "stick", "click", ...
  • Example Of Pavorotti's Open Sound
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    How can two well-respected singers of Italian song be compared and scrutinized based on there Italian diction. For example, when Luciano Pavorotti is compared to Mirella Freni, there is some variation of their diction, variations that also vary from the diction we learned in class this quarter. One might think that their personal backround that could account for such differences, however, they were both born in Modena in 1935 and it is even said that they shared the same "wet-nurse" (whether or ...
  • Addition Concept
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    I definitely agree that Students should memorize the facts after they have understood the ideas and concepts well but it depends on what we are talking about and also the age to which its being addressed. If they memorize the facts but doesnt understand the concepts well they will not be able to apply it in day to day lives but if they memorize the fact and apply the concept to the fact that makes learning complete. If the student memorizes that 2 + 2 = 4 but doesnt understand the addition conce...
  • Use Of Figures Of Speech
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    Nomads College scouts everywhere; All have tags with a name Act like I don't care; My play must remain the same. Try not to stare; Must stay focused on the game To lose can not bare; Can not have any shame The pressure is on for all; Starting to feel sick Their sweeper has the ball; In I know I must stick I now have control and mustn't stall; I now quickly I must kick There is the goal; To which the ball had soared It was close to the pole; But I had definitely scored It was added to my toll; as...

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