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History of Writing
The history of writing is the method of expressing language through letters and markings. The earliest writing dates back to ancient Mesopotamia and Mesoamerica. There are debates whether the development of writing originated in China or Egypt.
What symbol represents respect?
I don't know of any symbols that specifically mean respect. Plus, various symbols and shapes mean different things in different cultures. But symbols work by association, so you could make a symbol that means respect for you in your circumstance. Respect means "to look back at" or even "re-look." So, a pair of spectacles, a eyeglass, binoculars, etc. could all be more literal symbols. A rearview mirror might be interesting. Choose something meaningful to you. ...
Asked in History of Writing, Example Sentences
How do you use the word fanciful in a sentence?
The young boy had created an imaginary world full of fanciful characters. The suggestion was obviously a fanciful one, one that could never be implemented. One inventor came up with a fanciful scheme to turn water into gasoline. ...
What is the summary of The King In The Kitchen?
The summary is that a king doesn't want a peasant marrying his daughter(princess).He wants a person who is rich because the royal treasure is empty.He is very greedy,and prideful.The king just needs money to fill the treasure vault. ...
Did John Milton change the old style of writing?
John Milton daringly attempted cosmic themes in regard to the lives and destiny of man, which in itself was a bold change from the old themes. The old themes in English Poetry and poetry elsewhere centred on themes consisting of heroic acts of kings, knights, demons and angels. Milton brought theme to the life of the lowly man and his indebtedness to his creator. It is true that whoever reads and sings his Paradise Lost will begin to think on similar lines...
What were Charles Dickens' top ten best books?
1 A Tale of Two Cities 2 Great Expectations 3 Oliver Twist 4 David Copperfield 5 Little Dorrit 6 Bleak House 7 A Christmas Carol (novella) 8 Nicholas Nickleby 9 Martin Chuzzlewit 10 Hard Times ...
How did Pocahontas affect US history?
She found a way to make peace with the newly arrived Europeans. MORE The story we know is not true. Actually the colonist landed in an area of 14,000 Native Americans and in the worse land in the area. Powhatan pretty much left them alone. I think he figured that they would die from the bad water and disease . He was fairly right. Within 6 months there were only 34 men left alive of the 104 who came. It wasn't until...
Asked in Poetry, Famous Quotations, History of Writing
What is the poem of allegorical quatrains?
Allegorical Quatrains Translated by Bienvenido Lumbera Alas for me, my friend, Solitary is the peace of thread: Once it snaps at the bobbin, It ends up tangled in the heddle-rod Though the hill be high And reach up to the highland, Being desirous of heights It will finally be reduced to discern. When one submits to a wound, he does not feel the pain; to one who resists it, a mere scratch become a sole, I'm the fish the size of the "sap sap" No wider than a barnacle; But I'm...
Farewell letter to clients?
This is just a good sample farewell letter to clients. Dear Kelly, Re: Change of Service I am writing to inform you that I shall be leaving Eternal Productions Enterprise at the end of this month. The time has come for me to bid you farewell as I move on in my career. Hence, I shall not be able to serve you and your esteemed company after this month. Please allow me to thank you for a great business relationship during my tenure at...
What is the meaning of 'a blessing in diguise'?
Somthing that does not appear to be good or helpful, but turns out to be. Example: You get bumped from a flight and the delay causes you to miss an important appointment so initially you're mad. Then plane that you were bumped from crashes, killing everyone. So although getting bumped caused you some aggravation, it was a blessing in disguise because it saved your life. ...
Who invented the biro or ballpoint pen?
The first crude ballpoint pen was patented in 1888 by John Loud, an American leather tanner. The next stage of development came almost fifty years after Loud's patent, with an improved version invented in Hungary in 1935 by László József Bíró (September 29, 1899 - November 24, 1985) and his brother. It was john loud in 1888 ..and then redisigned by laslo biro in 1938. It went through many developments and patents, first begun in 1888 by John Loud with the first patent. It...