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Language Of The Court

The courtroom provides an institutionalized setting where social justice is negotiated through the questioning of witnesses. Nearly every turn-to-talk of the counsel contains a question and every turn-to-talk of the witness may or may not supply the information requested. Therefore, in order to get the relevant information from the witness . . . Read more

Importance of foreign language

Importanceofforeignlanguage 1. Introduction It is known to all that language and culture are inseparable. Language itself makes no sense and has no meaning outside the cultural setting in which it is spoken. They are intricately interwoven with each other. Some people believe that the knowledge of other cultures is as . . . Read more

Psychology: Use Of Language

Jennifer Mull PsychologyHuman speech makes possible the expression and communication of thoughts, needs, and emotions through vocalization in the form of words. It is a process whose specialized adaptations differentiate it from the mere making of sounds–a capacity humans share with most animals. In addition to the capacity for laryngeal . . . Read more

American Sign Language (471 words)

American Sign LanguageEmily Dickinson and Uncle WaltEmily Dickinson and Walt Whitman are two of literature’s greatest innovators, they each changed the face of American literature. they are also considered one of literature’s greatest pair of opposites. Dickinson is a timid wreck loose. While Whitman was very open and sociable, Whitman . . . Read more

The Masque Of The Red Death: Language And Symbolism

Edgar Allen Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death is an elaborate allegory that combines objects in the story with visual descriptions to give focus to the reader’s imagination. In the story, a prince named Properso tries to dodge the Red Death through isolation and seclusion. He hides behind impenetrable . . . Read more

Body Language and Proxemics

Body Language and ProxemicsCourtney WilderANT101: Introduction to Cultural AnthropologyInstructor: Ashi Das November 11,2013 Body Language and ProxemicsBody language is a very important and often overlooked aspect of communication. Body language is a form of communication by means of the movements and/or attitudes of the body. We as humans are always speaking whether . . . Read more

Language Revitalization: The Cherokee & Navajo Tribes

Language Revitalization: The Cherokee & Navajo TribesThe cultural assimilation of the Native American peoples’ began when the first European settlement took root in what is now considered New England. The movement of these native people’s continued well into the 19th century with the predominant thought by Caucasian Americans that native . . . Read more

The Language Of Oppression

In Haig Bosmajian’s essay, The Language of Oppression, he speaks of the value of a name. To receive a name is to be elevated to the status of a human being; without a name one’s identity is questionable. A human being is defined by his name. Without a name no . . . Read more

All Ethical Language Is Prescriptive

‘all ethical language is prescriptive’The idea of ethical language being prescriptive stems from the ideas and theory of R.M.Hare who was greatly influenced by Kant and his idea of universalisability. Hare suggested that all ethical language is prescriptive and that the fundamental role of ethical language it to express what . . . Read more