The Novel and Poetry
The Novel and Poetry
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... Novel and Poetry 1. Introduction When one takes a look at the literary scene of ages past (although not too distant), one can discern that the landscape was dominated by a genre – the poetry. We recall Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Othello as a story written in eloquent poetry. Suffice it to say, when you were a poet then, you would likely garner more audience than somebody reading out to you a very long story with no intonations or rhyme. Nowadays, however, poetry is said to have been relegated to the backstage with the novel taking the limelight. One can frequently see, especially in an academic and learned community, people glued to their paperbacks of the most recent sequel to a bestseller. Poems...
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Spoken language : describe the evolution of it from its origins to the present day
Spoken language : describe the evolution of it from its origins to the present day
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... Language JOB Origins of Language Spoken language has undergone numerous transformations since its evolution. This is because its dissemination is oral and the format of production is mainly in spontaneous form. Therefore, in the origins of language, it is critical to assess the source of spoken language and how it continues to evolve for the benefit of its respective speakers. According to linguists, there are two distinct theories that attempt to explain the origin of language. These are the continuity and discontinuity theories whereby the former asserts that a certain complexity defines language in regards to identifying its final form. In other words, the continuity theory argues that has...
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Consonants in old and middle english
Consonants in old and middle english
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... in Old and Middle English This research paper has discussed consonants in Old and Middle English. The introduction has extensively discussed about the invasions that happened in Britain throughout the Old English and Middle English. Next, in the paper is the discussion on Old English from the mid 5th century to the mid-11th century. The paper has discussed the era using charts to practically illustrate how consonants were used then. The specific chart discussed is the consonant chart by Barbara A. Fennell. Thereafter, characteristics of the Old English language have been explained. The second part of the paper has discussed the Middle English (1066-1500 CE). A table of consonants has been used to...
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WORLD LITERATURE

WORLD LITERATURE

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... Yasmeen Kawook 15th December, 2009 Compare and contrast the character of Candide with one of the heroes from an earlier period i.e.: Gilgamesh, Odyssey, Beowulf, and Sir Gawain. You might focus on heroic qualities, or the heros quest according to Joseph Campbell, or any other aspect defining feature of the hero. Across the decades of time, and the ongoing changes that constantly occur in the world, whether good and or bad, but change is essential to take place in order to introduce new ideas, and implement them correctly. As much as the world is evolving within a blink of an eye in terms of various aspects of life; yet it is through literature that we learn the main pillars of life – situations, exa...
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Dante: Inferno
Dante: Inferno
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... Inferno Dante Alighieri was a 14th century Italian poet who wrote the epic poem en d Divine Comedy in which we find Inferno. Inferno is the Italian word for hell and an allegory that depicts Dante’s journey through Hell accompanied by the poet Virgil. The poem portrays the nine circles of Hell that host sinners according to the level and category of their sins. Dante sets up a very complex but seemingly fair relationship between sins committed and the punishment received. Almost all members of the society may be represented in the circles he designed: In terms of Dante’s Inferno, lawyers and judges are condemned to different fates depending on the ‘circle of Hell’ in which they find themselves....
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The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien
The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien
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... English and literature Introduction John Ronald Reuele Tolkien was a well-known English born in the year 1892, January 2nd. In addition that, he is a poet and a university professor. However, John acquired worldwide recognition following the publication of some classical literature based on fantasy for instance the hobbit, the lord of the rings and the silmarillion. It is worth noting that most of the literature of john is majorly fictional and it is because of this that he is referred to as the father of modern fantasy work. On the same note, the success of some of his remarkable work is also another reason for being named the father of modern fiction. However, not only does the work of john use...
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The importance of listing and conserving historic buildings

The importance of listing and conserving historic buildings

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... of Listing & Conserving Historic Buildings Rachna Jalan Importance of Listing & Conserving Historic Buildings Introduction Our entire historic milieu enhances our quality of life. However, certain historic buildings are unique deserving special importance both nationally and internationally. This has led to the emergence of various heritage protection teams for identifying such special buildings for providing particular attention. The Architect’s Journal reported the following in 1975: Architectural Conservation should be accorded the same consideration which is already being shown to the conservation of other resources for the same reasons. Buildings represent energy, labour and materials, which eit...
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