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Written Word Literary Culture
595 wordsThe Gutenberg Elegies is not only about the loss of the printed word, but of books, literature, reading, history, culture, language, sensibility, the past, community, faith, the self and the soul. Responsible for their unfortunate extinction is technology, or so Birkerts says. Birkerts is out to speak up for the act of reading, to stand by the printed book, and to defend the literary culture that books and reading created. Reading, the book, and literary culture are put in jeopardy, not only by ...
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Secret To Successful Business Letter
3,210 wordsHow to write a successful business letter. Letter-writing is an essential part of business. On the other hand, going to be a graduate of English, I intend to use my English in business. I, therefore, tried to learn to write business letter. Firstly, I found it so easy. One day, i read an article saying that the U. S. Post Office handles 300 million pieces of mail every day but a two percent response rate is exceptionally high and a manufacturer mailing 1, 000 sales letters expects that fewer tha...
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Written Word Main Idea
1,383 wordsThe Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Comparison of the Novel and the Movie. The Novel and the movie differ in how they emphasize events that occur. Things that hold great value in the novel dont have much importance in the movie and vice versa. Milan Kundrea wrote the novel, which was first published in 1984. The movie was the work of Philip Kaufman, the director, and Saul Zaentz, the producer. Together they did a very respectable job in representing the novel. The novel focused on three relatio...
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Written Word Powerful Force
793 wordsCensorship in the Written Word The written word is mankind s oldest form of recorded information. It has allowed us to read about ideas and events of times long past. Writing was once accessible only to the rich and powerful, but the printing press allowed the common people the ability to read books cheaply, and more importantly, the ability to publish books and pamphlets of their own. Using a printing press, anyone had the ability to record and distribute his or her ideas. The printed word beca...
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Hundreds Of Years Written Word
2,315 wordsChaucer's The House of Fame: The Cultural Nature of Fame QUESTION 7. DISCUSS THE CULTURAL NATURE OF FAME AND ITS TEXTUAL EXPRESSION WITH REFERENCE TO ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: ORAL HEROIC POETRY, CHAUCERS DEPICTION IN THE HOUSE OF FAME AND THE MODERN CONSTRUCTION OF THE CANON OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. YOU SHOULD FOCUS YOUR ANALYSIS ON THE INTERPLAY OF ORAL AND LITERARY TRADITIONS IN THESE CONTEXTS. Many critics have noted the complexities within Chaucer's The House of Fame, in particular, the c...
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Positive Aspects Written Communication
397 wordsThe ever-increasing popularity of e-mail had become so commonplace that the written word has almost been completely replaced as the dominant form of communication. In past times, exchange of written communication was the novelty of the day. Through history the possession of a written language was considered a trait to determine whether a new civilization was civilized or not. In ancient times, to be a scribe was to be a very important and elevated person. Many were used in the service of the kin...
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Papua New Guinea Cultural Relativism
4,896 wordsSOCIOLOGY 1301 CULTURE Remember back to when I defined society for you. A society consists of people who live in a specific geographic area and who interact with one another more than they do with other individuals. They have interacted and lived together long enough that they have created a way of life that is unique to that group. What do I mean by way of life? way of life: they have interacted together over long enough period of time to have agreed upon sound symbols to label everything in th...
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Form Of Communication Spoken Word
470 wordsFeatures of Radio Adverts? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Radio adverts are good for advertising different products and companies, as many people listen to the radio. Unlike newspaper adverts, listeners have no option other than to listen to the commercials as opposed to readers of newspapers where they have the option of choosing to ignore a particular advertisement which does not have a powerful enough message to catch their eye. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? The major appeal of radio commercials is that they ...
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Written Word Formal Education
719 wordsWord choice and diction are key elements in expression of ones emotions and character. In the short excerpt from Maya Angelous I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, entitled, The Aristocrat, the association of language and character is made clear. Language is used to express feelings, instill emotions in others, and separate classes of people. Language is a key element in the expression of oneself. The use of language and tones is what expresses feelings from one individual. During a conversation wit...
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Japanese Literature Peony Garden Story
1,615 wordsThe written word is one of the oldest and most beautiful forms of communication. It can be said that one of the strongest emotions ever extracted from the human spirit came from the written word. In Japanese literature, you can find some of the most radiant stories ever written. Some authors would use the earth around them to tell their stories. Using nature in Japanese literature was a whole other form of storytelling. In The Peony Garden by Nagai Kate, the story on the surface seems to be very...
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Shakespeare In Sonnet 55 Shakespeare In Sonnet Time
359 wordsMany gilded monuments of princes have risen over the ages, but they are swept aside by time. However, the poems and memories of loved ones shall shine more [brightly] than any statue in history, for all time. William Shakespeare in sonnet 55 uses diction, allusion, and other significant devices to convey how throughout time, war, and death the memories of loved ones will never be tainted or destroyed. These statues of the princes will crumble because they are tainted by the spoils and ominous of...
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