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Literature and Language
Literature includes written works of an imaginative, journalistic or scholarly nature. Language is a system of spoken and written symbols by means of which people can communicate with each other. We invite you to ask and answer questions about languages and literature; including pronunciation, grammar, definitions, examples, acronyms, abbreviations, etc.
What are examples of prefixes and suffixes?
A prefix is a syllable placed in front of a word to add or to change its meaning. Prefix -- Meaning -- Example 1) anti -- against, opposite -- anti-fungal, antidepressant 2) auto -- self -- autograph, automobile 3) bi -- two -- bicycle, bivalve 4) con -- with -- contact, conform, converse 5) un -- not -- unconvincing, unnatural, unprepared 6) re -- again -- revisit, reenter 7) a, an -- not, without -- amoral, anesthetic, apolitical, asocial 8) ab -- away from -- abduction,...
How do you use consumer in a sentence?
Humans are the top consumer in the world. Consumers use their resources to make a way of life. Producers are the animals and plants. Some animals could also be considered consumers to other animals and even humans, but ultimately humans are the top consumer. The consumer thought the price was high. Many consumers have been victimized by credit card scams. A human is a consumer, as it consumes other organisms for energy. The consumer ate the producer. The consumer of electronics was not happy to...
What is universal appeal in literature?
Literature in any language have some commonality and appeal that touches the human sensibility to feel and experience universal themes and relationship.The universal appeal may relate to the language,literary devices ,genres and stylistics in literature. ...
Asked in Literature and Language, Grammar
Can you say more formally?
If you mean say the word "more" formally then yes. You can say to a greater extent or furthermore and for more answers go on an online theasaurus. Just type in online theasaurus into google and in the search tab on the site, type in the word and you are done! =) No. You should say ..."dress more formal" or "dress formally" ...
What does the study of literature mean to you?
Literature to me, is the study of the human language. It is learning the grammar rules and the importance of forming a common foundation on speaking and writing so that we may have the ability to communicate with others. For me literature is not the study of grammer, but of the ideas, and themes within the literature. Literature opens up parts of people's minds, and allows people to connect by sharing thoughts. You can't just look at the letters on the page...
Asked in Literature and Language, Definitions
What is a 'happening' and give an example of a happening today?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "'Happenings' are a form of participatory new media art, emphasizing an interaction between the performer and the audience." "Happenings take place anywhere, from basements to studio lofts and even street alley ways..." An example of a modern happening would be the popular interactive comedy "Shear Madness", in which, after an introductory sequence that leads up to an unseen murder, the audience takes part in questioning the actors and ultimately takes a vote to determine "whodunnit". Whomever the audience declares is...
What is the difference between old comedy and new comedy?
The old comedy in Greek comedy was personal or political satire eg Aristophanes.In the 3 rd-4th centuries B.C with the rise of Macedona and decline of Greek power the old comedy was replaced by new comedy with plots and characters.The love intrigues& scheming servants were central to the new comedy.Menander,Philemon,Diphilus are writers of this genre. ...
Asked in Literature and Language, Word Games
What ara some 9 letter words that end in d?
How about starting with "impounded" sound, wound, loud, could, would, lid, led, lead, mound, bud....... Another favorite would be "befuddled" or and..? wand...around... Someone has "responded" with words that end in "d" but failed to look at the request for words with 9 letters... so the fourth entry by aflairwith is now "contended" ...
What does porch mean?
A covered platform, usually having a separate roof, at an entrance to a building. An open or enclosed gallery or room attached to the outside of a building; a verandah. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway. 1. A covered platform, usually having a separate roof, at an entrance to a building. 2. An open or enclosed gallery or room attached to the outside of a building; a verandah. 3. Obsolete A portico or covered walk. ...
What are characteristics of formal language?
Characteristics of Language: 1) verbal, vocal & sound 2)social phenomenon 3)means of communication 4)non-instinctive, conventional 5) arbitrary 6)symbolic 7)systematic 8)unique 9)linguistic & communicative competence 10)human & structurally complex If we are talking about language, and something that looks like language but is not… the important characteristic is "7)" - being bound by rules. The core principle is that you can use a language to make new sentences (and other people will understand you). This is (only) possible because language has rules for making sentences, by putting words together systematically. (Of course,...
What is the difference between violation and error?
violation is an intentional act against any set social,religious or legal principles,rules,doctrines or law that invites punishment/fines. Error is an unintentional act by over sight. ...