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  • Lliw Valley The Number Of Welsh Speakers
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    Sociolinguistics LING 2150 Assessment 1 Use the census data available on Welsh to build up a picture of what happened to a chosen small area of Wales over a period for which data is available in the census. The focus of your discussion should be on the rise / fall /stability of the minority language. Try to use data about the age of speakers, and degree of literacy. For this essay, I plan to look at what has happened to the number of speakers of Welsh in both Swansea and the Lliw Valley over tim...
  • Speaker's Attitude In The Last Stanza
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    Essay Interpreting 'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop In 'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop, the speaker's attitude in the last stanza relates to the other stanzas in verse form and language. The speaker uses these devices to convey her attitude about losing objects. The verse form in 'One Art' is villanelle. The poem has tercet stanzas until the last, which is four lines. In the first three stanzas, the poem is told in second person. 'Lose something every day. ' seems to command one to practice the art o...
  • Rear Speakers And The Sub Woofer Amplifier
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    Installing A Car Stereo System Throughout this project, each component will be required to be compatible with the other components chosen. The dual purpose for this is to keep cost factor low and facilitating installation. Several adaptor's can be eliminated by having compatible components. Five major components will be used in this system, the head unit, the front speakers, the rear speakers, , and the sub woofer amplifier. Head Unit The head unit is the most important component and must have c...
  • Flame Meaning The Loved One's Life
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    February 19, 2000 Essay 2: Analyzing a Poem Variation on the Word Sleep by Margret Atwood This is a poem about going into a dream. The speaker wants to sleep with a loved one and go into their dream and protect them from the subconscious fears. The speaker also wants to bring the loved one back from the dream safely and shelter that person. The speaker wants to be very important in the other person's life. The poem's idea is clear in but the poem has a lot of words that help readers understand h...
  • Love Between The Speaker
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    In "Sonnet 73, the speaker uses a series of metaphors to characterize what he perceives to be the nature of his old age. This poem is not simply a procession of interchangeable metaphors; it is the story of the speaker slowly coming to grips with the finality of his age and his impermanence in time. In the first quatrain, the speaker contrasts his age is like a "time of year", : late autumn, when the "yellow leaves" have almost completely fallen from the trees and the boughs "shake against the c...
  • Metaphor For The Speakers Grief And Pain
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    William Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 50', on first read, is the story of a man on a sad journey, leaving a loved one and riding a horse that seems more reluctant to go than he does. Upon second evaluation one must ask, why would it pain the horse to leave? The answer is that the horse represents the writers heart. The trudging journey in the sonnet is a metaphor for the speakers grief and pain of parting with someone he loves. In stanzas 1-4, the speaker's problem is brought to light. For some unknown ...
  • Joys And Desires Of Childhood Innocence
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    The speaker of the poem tells of his visit to the Garden of Love and of the chapel that is now where he used to play as a child. Instead of welcoming him in, the chapel has 'Thou shalt not' of the Ten Commandments written over the door. The speaker sees that this negative morality has destroyed the garden as well, transforming the 'sweet flowers' to graves and tombstones. The emotionless ritual of the priests 'walking their rounds' threatens to choke out the speaker's life itself. The secret to ...
  • Speaker's First Lines Of Poetry
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    Pg. 2 Poetry - Pablo Neruda Pg. 14 1. The speaker in this poem is the persona, because first person is used ("I"). 2. The character of the speaker changes from the beginning of the poem to the end. At the beginning the character is unsure in his words and actions, can't find an answer to his questions: "I don't know, I don't know where it came from, from winter or a river. I don't know how or when", "I did not know what to say". The character has also lost his identity: "there I was without a fa...
  • Speaker And The Listener
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    Listening For Understanding Listening is an important form of communication. Unfortunately, many people who do not know how to listen believe they can listen well. They often say "I have been doing this all of my life of course I can listen". Listening is not inherited, or a personality trait, it is a skill that must be worked on and practiced. Anybody can become a good listener if they are committed to learn how and are willing to work hard. The first mistake that people tend to make when liste...
  • 2 3 The Tuft Of Flowers 2
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    It has been said many times that all men have a common bond, or a thread that joins them together. Robert Frost^1's poem ^3 The Tuft of Flowers^2 explores the existence of such a bond, as experienced by the speaker. In the everyday circumstance of performing a common chore, the speaker discovers a sense of brotherhood with another laborer. Frost contrasts a sense of aloneness with a sense of understanding to convey his theme of unity between men. To understand the setting of the poem, one must f...
  • Speaker For The Seafarer
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    Anglo-Saxon elegies deal with male camaraderie and the bond between man and his creator. Although there are many elegies, The Seafarer and The Wanderer are two of the most prominent. Both of these elegies deal with the loss of social society and the quest for a Christian sense of being close to God. There are many similarities and differences between the two poems. Some of the differences will be discussed here. These differences include point of view, style or form, and mood. Understanding of t...
  • Effective Speakers In Order
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    Day in and day out we are exposed to different types of speakers. On television we see reporters, announcers, and talk show hosts. At school we encounter guest speakers and professors. We may not be asking ourselves if he or she is an effective speaker but unintentionally we are. We need to have effective speakers in order for us to understand what is happening now and what has happened in the past. And also to learn about the old and the new. There are several things to look for in an effective...
  • Madness Within The Speaker
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    In Edgar Allan Does short-story, The Tell-Tale Heart, the speaker of the story tries to convince the reader that he is not mad. But by the speaker telling the story as he does, he answers his own question that he asks the reader at the start of the story, ... why will you say I am mad ( Introduction to Literature, page 415). He attempts to tell his story in a calm manner, but as he describes various parts, he begins ranting with a great level of passion. The speaker pays particular attention to ...
  • Same Fate As The Decayed Groundhog
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    The Groundhog In Richard Eberhart's poem The Groundhog, the speaker analyzes the death of a groundhog. The groundhog, described as lying dead and maggots eating away at its flesh, is used by the speaker to show an understanding of life. Through the metamorphosis of the dead groundhog, the speaker portrays death and its cruelty. The speaker, once filled with happiness, transforms into a state of sadness as he observes the decay of the groundhog. By using metaphors, similes and personification, th...
  • Raven Concerning The Speaker's Loss Of Hope
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    Edgar Allen Poe Short Stories Essay Poe creates a world where his characters live in darkness, with little hopeof happiness. Indeed, many of his characters have lost hope but are not aware of it, while others tell of their sorrow openly. "The Tell-Tale Heart,"The Raven", and "Annabel Lee" encompass both of these types of characters. Consequently, as in most of Poe's literature, the characters in " The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Raven", and "Annabel Lee" deal with despair and loss of hope as regularl...
  • Grt Speech Thank You Mr Speaker
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    GRT SPEECH Thank You Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker and Representatives of the 24th Guam Youth Congress Resolution No. is simply asking our senators to repeal the increase in the Gross Receipt Tax. Mr. Speaker our island is in tough economic times, our tourists numbers our dropping and our island has been devastated by typhoons. Mr. Speaker I feel that the raise in the GRT will only further burden the people of Guam. You may say Well our government is in a financial crunch where will we get the money....
  • Fight Against The English As Being
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    The last of the Mohicans James Finemore Cooper portrays Hawkeye as a very noble and very civil person. Compared to the other first nations characters in the film, Hawkeye is presented as being less savage and a better speaker. Because Hawkeye is the noble hero the English he is portrayed to look and act better than the first nations people fighting with the French. The clothes he wears are much more like the English people's clothes rather then those of the other first nations people in the movi...
  • Non Native Speakers Use English
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    Introduction The worldwide growing interest in English stresses the need for a new approach to English language teaching. This new orientation is called English as an International Language (EIL). Basic to this approach is the realization of the world's exceptional condition in terms of human relations, made possible by improvements in communication technology. As a result, English as an international language and several other names with relatively similar conceptual frameworks have been propos...
  • Speaker's Faith In And Perception Of God
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    Read the poem 'death like conception (for father) ' and answer the questions that follow: 1) How would you describe the speaker's faith in and perception of God as suggested in the poem? (3 marks) In the first stanza, the speaker has shown faith in God, as he believes we come from God and our souls will return to God, the owner or the 'stock-taker' after death. The speaker feels that we are not the owners of our bodies but God. When we die, our souls will leave our "tenant bod [ies]" to return b...
  • Standard Language Ideology For English
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    With the fast-paced globalization and technological development, the world is stepping into the era of informational ism. It is characterized by the advances in computing technology and the global network of telecommunications, in which English is! SS selected!" as the lingua franca (common communicative language). Subsequently, the demand for learning English as the second language (ESL) or the foreign language (EFL) keeps growing into the past few decades. English is turning to an internationa...

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