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When Is the Right Time to Use Black English and Its Slang? (1119 words, 2 pages)
Being the diverse nation that the United States of America is, the United States' diversity in dialects is to be expected. One of the many dialects that is spoken in the United States of America is "Black English." It is an everyday spoken variety of English used mostly by African ... Read More
Educational Recreation Experiences of the English Language Schools in Canada (465 words, 1 pages)
Travel for less . You would die to leave your monotonous daily routine behind and board on a plane that could take you to a foreign site where you could enjoy, live, and learn distinct things. Unfortunately, your non-existent fortune doesn't allow you such an outrageous splurge. Well, come to ... Read More
A Biography of William Golding an English Novelist (372 words, 1 pages)
Biography of William Golding Born in 1911 in Cornwall, England, Sir William Gerald Golding was educated at the Marlborough Grammar School, and later at Brasenose College, Oxford. Although he studied to be a scientist because of his father, he soon developed an interest in literature. At Oxford he studied English ... Read More
William Shakespeare:An English Poet (494 words, 2 pages)
William Shakespeare wrote 13 comedies, 13 historical plays, 6 tragedies, 4 tragicomedies, 154 sonnets as well as three long poems, Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, and A Lover's Complaint, before he died on his birthday in 1616 at the age of 52. Considered perhaps the best dramatist ever ... Read More
A Biography of William Shakespeare the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist (511 words, 1 pages)
A Biography of William Shakespeare Shakespeare was a great writer of plays in the Elizabethan Times. He was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden on April 23rd 1564, in Stratford-Upon-Avon. He was the only child and the only boy his parents had. Mary and John had two children (girls) ... Read More
The History of Making the Oxford English Dictionary Simon Winchester’s The Professor and the Madman (981 words, 2 pages)
The Professor and the Madman By Suzanne E-mail FlyinKatswhatthecensored.com The Professor and the Madman, written by Simon Winchester, is a biography about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Winchester, who is an author, journalist, broadcaster and foreign correspondent, has written for many magazines and newspapers distributed worldwide. In an ... Read More
A History of The Evolution of the English Language (677 words, 1 pages)
The Mother Tongue The First Thousand Years About 1500 years a few people in a remote corner of what we now call England, an awkward Germanic tongue was spoken which we now call English. But how did this insignificant language of barbarians grow to become the dominating language of the ... Read More
Political and Religious Background of the English Restoration (2219 words, 4 pages)
THE POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS WINDS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY FROM CHARLES I TO OLIVER CROMWELL The Restoration, a period of constantly changing ideals, shows how the change in government from Charles I to Oliver Cromwell affected the people of that time, shows the Child of Hope, shows the shift in ... Read More
The Life of Sir Edward Coke, One of the Most Notorious Lawyers in the English Monarch (1014 words, 2 pages)
Sir Edward Coke, one of the most famous jurist and politicians in English history, was born on February 1, 1552 in Mileham, Norfolk, England. He was educated at Norwich Grammar School and Trinity College in Cambridge, and entered the, Inner Temple or colleges in the university of law in 1572. ... Read More
English Set to Be the Worlds Official Language (1024 words, 2 pages)
"Should the United States Congress Designate English to be the Nations Official Language" Is it fair to have a designated language for the country that has the freedom of speech and freedom of choice? There are many good arguments in defense of both sides of this controversial issue. It is ... Read More
A Paper on Anglo-Saxon Society and Its Influence on the Development of the English Nation (562 words, 1 pages)
The Anglo-Saxons set the foundations on which the English nation developed. In spite of continual internal warfare, they built upon those foundations and developed a high degree of civilization. In Beowulf, Burton Raffel portrays many aspects of Anglo-Saxon lifestyle, especially the importance of weaponry, women's role in society, and the ... Read More
A Paper on Issues of English Language Learners (2274 words, 4 pages)
The issue of English language learners (ELL) and their rights to an education has been a major topic of debate for many years. Should ELL students be taught in their first language? Will they learn English, or should they be put into English speaking classes? That has been the topic ... Read More
A Biography on Nicholas Ferrar, the Founder of the English Protestant Nursery at Little Gidding (1274 words, 3 pages)
Nicholas Ferrar was assumed to be born in 1592. I have found that his most probable birth date was in February of 1593. This is due to the usual calendar confusion England was not at that time using the new calendar adopted in October 1582. It was 1593 according to ... Read More
Importance of Possessing a Solid Fundamentals in the English Language (483 words, 1 pages)
To build a house, a contractor starts with a firm, accurate foundation. Then, equipped with the proper tools, he or she can proceed to build the house. So also a writer must have the basic structure of language before he or she can write anything understandable. A good grasp of ... Read More
An Essay of Jonathan Swift, the Greatest Satirist in English Literature (2049 words, 3 pages)
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) is quite possibly the greatest satirist in the history of English literature, and is without question the most controversial. Infuriated by the moral degradation of society in the eighteenth century, Swift wrote a plethora of bitter pieces attacking man's excessive pride, and the critical reception has been ... Read More
English Society as Seen by Jonathan Swift in Satirical Novel Gulliver’s Travels (770 words, 1 pages)
During the eighteenth century there was an incredible upheaval of commercialization in London, England. As a result, English society underwent significant, "changes in attitude and thought", in an attempt to obtain the dignity and splendor of royalty and the upper class (McKendrick,2). As a result, English society held themselves in ... Read More
Reflection of Values in Victorian English Society in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1201 words, 2 pages)
Throughout the novel, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley predominantly reflects values upheld Victorian English Society more-so than shaping the values. Firstly, an example of a reflected value is the concept of a pursuit of knowledge in the novel. Another example of a reflected value in the text is the use of Romanticism ... Read More
A Research Paper on History of English Language (2130 words, 4 pages)
History of English Language As I stated previously in my Abstract, the title of my research paper is History of the English language. In this paper I will discuss where and how the English language originated and how it has spread to become one of the most spoken languages in ... Read More
Contradictions in Orwell’s Writing in Orwell’s Politics and the English Language (339 words, 1 pages)
In his essay Politics And The English Language, George Orwell exemplifies inconsistences with respect to his thought process and his writing style. The problems Orwell sees in political writing have to do with a lack of clarity on the writers behalf. Orwell himself uses the very literary devices he considers ... Read More
English as a Global Tongue and Killer Language (788 words, 1 pages)
English as a Global Tongue English is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, thus it is considered a world language. Today English seems to evolve to a future global tongue, as its spreading on the Internet in recent years shows (almost 80 of the world-wide-webs ... Read More
Words and Word-Formation in English Language (1912 words, 4 pages)
English Linguistics Words and word-formation processes in the English Language 1. Introduction In our daily use of language we often are not aware of word-formation processes which create, invent, produce or form new words in a language. Most of the times we have no problems with understanding these new words ... Read More
Should There Be An Alternative to English 155 Preparatory Course? (458 words, 2 pages)
6 Dec. 1999 English 155 English 155 The first year of college consists of a lot of learning coping and compromise. The aspects that deal with English 155 is part of this learning process. Nobody can predict the future, but I can guarantee that the students who graduate from 155 ... Read More
Analysis of English Words and Phrases (485 words, 1 pages)
English is a crazy language Let's face it -- English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't invented in England nor French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are ... Read More
English Should Not Be the Official Language in The United States (628 words, 1 pages)
English should NOT be the official language in the United States Why do people come to the United States of America? I believe its because this country has a lot to offer. One of those things is the freedom of speech. That is why English should not be made the ... Read More
The Beginning of English Colonies in North America (1381 words, 2 pages)
Both New England and the Chesapeake region started off as colonies, established essentially by England, yet, developed into two different areas with very distinctive traits. Such a difference in development occurred mainly because of religion, government, economics, and society. A group of Puritans first founded the Plymouth bay colony, which ... Read More
The English Renaissance and Exploration (508 words, 2 pages)
Summary The English Renaissance occured between the years 1485 and 1625. In this time , many incredible achievements were accomplished. One of many things that occured during the renaissance was exploration. The English partcicipted in the exploring with a sailor named John Cabot. He landed in Canada which allowed England ... Read More
The English Renaissance and the Work of Ben Johnson (2149 words, 3 pages)
Introduction Ben Jonson lived and worked during the times of the English Renaissance theatre. The "dark" Middle Ages were followed by a time known in art and literature as the Renaissance. The word "renaissance" means "rebirth" in French and was used to denote a phase in the cultural development of ... Read More
The Contributions of Maya Angelou to English Literature (999 words, 2 pages)
Maya Angelou has been a great contributor to English literature. She is greatly respected by everyone that have read her works. Maya Angelou has been an inspiration to all that have read what she has written. She is one of the best African American poets. This is why I have ... Read More
A History of English (1899 words, 3 pages)
The history of English is conventionally, if perhaps too neatly, divided into three periods usually called Old English (or Anglo-Saxon), Middle English, and Modern English. The earliest period begins with the migration of certain Germanic tribes from the continent to Britain in the fifth century A. D., though no records ... Read More
A Perspective on Lost in French-English Translation, a Journal Article by Josh Freed (435 words, 3 pages)
To the Editor of the Gazette,I wish to give my perspective with regard to a recent journal article (Lost in French-English translation,January 24th).The author,Mr.Josh Freed,expressed his joy of how technology can help people understand French even if they do not understand the language. Personally,I believe that people should not rely ... Read More
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