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Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean de Meun

by John M. Fyler

Medieval commentaries on the origin and history of language used biblical history, from Creation to the Tower of Babel, as their starting-point, and described the progressive impairment of an originally perfect language. Biblical and classical sources raised questions for both medieval poets and commentators about the nature of language, its participation in the Fall, and its possible redemption. John M. Fyler focuses on how three major poets - Chaucer, Dante, and Jean de Meun - participated in these debates about language. He offers fresh analyses of how the history of language is described and debated in the Divine Comedy, the Canterbury Tales and the Roman de la Rose. While Dante follows the Augustinian idea of the Fall and subsequent redemption of language, Jean de Meun and Chaucer are skeptical about the possibilities for linguistic redemption and resign themselves, at least half-comically, to the linguistic implications of the Fall and the declining world.

Language and Time

by Vyvyan Evans

One of the most enigmatic aspects of experience concerns time. Since pre-Socratic times scholars have speculated about the nature of time, asking questions such as: What is time? Where does it come from? Where does it go? The central proposal of "The Structure of Time" is that time, at base, constitutes a phenomenologically real experience. Drawing on findings in psychology, neuroscience, and utilising the perspective of cognitive linguistics, this work argues that our experience of time may ultimately derive from perceptual processes, which in turn enable us to perceive events. As such, temporal experience is a pre-requisite for abilities such as event perception and comparison, rather than an abstraction based on such phenomena. The book represents an examination of the nature of temporal cognition, with two foci: (i) an investigation into (pre-conceptual) temporal experience, and (ii) an analysis of temporal structure at the conceptual level (which derives from temporal experience).

Language Arts

by Stephanie Kallos

The new novel from the best-selling author of Broken for You spins the stories of a dedicated teacher, his enigmatic son, and a wartime survivor into an affecting tale of love, loss, and handwriting. Charles Marlow teaches his high school English students that language will expand their worlds. But linguistic precision cannot help him connect with his autistic son, or with his ex-wife, who abandoned their shared life years before, or even with his college-bound daughter who has just flown the nest. He's at the end of a road he's traveled on autopilot for years when a series of events forces him to think back on the lifetime of decisions and indecisions that have brought him to this point. With the help of an ambitious art student, an Italian-speaking nun, and the memory of a boy in a white suit who inscribed his childhood with both solace and sorrow, Charles may finally be able to rewrite the script of his life. Sometimes the most powerful words are the ones you're still searching for.

Language Arts

by Adams Media

Do great works of literature confound you? Can you not tell the difference between Expressionism and Impressionism? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Language Arts delves into the speech, composition, and literature of modern culture. With information on everything to etymology, to literary criticism, to myriad literary styles, you'll have everything you need to be modern-day Bill Shakespeare.

Language Arts

by Adams Media

Do great works of literature confound you? Can you not tell the difference between Expressionism and Impressionism? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Language Arts delves into the speech, composition, and literature of modern culture. With information on everything to etymology, to literary criticism, to myriad literary styles, you'll have everything you need to be modern-day Bill Shakespeare.

Language Arts 1, Student Pages

by John Holdren

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Language Arts 5th Grade (Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Edition)

by Jan E. Hasbrouck Donna Lubcker Sharon O'Neal William H. Teale Josefina V Tinajero Karen D. Wood

Macmillian/McGraw-Hill Language Arts can help the student become the best writer and user of language that they can possibly be.

Language Arts Activity Book

by Inc. K12

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Language Arts and Literature, Course 1

by Stephanie Morstad

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Language Arts and Literature, Course 2

by Jeff Sculthorp

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Language Arts and Literature, Course 3

by Stephanie Morstad

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Language Arts (Grade 5)

by Flash Kids

This book helps children improve the language skills to succeed. The book emphasizes skills in the key areas of: grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, writing, and research. The more than 100 lessons included in the book provide many opportunities to practice and apply important language and writing skills. These skills will help improve communication abilities, excel in all academic areas, and increase the scores on standardized tests.

Language Arts (Grade 6)

by Flash Kids

This book was developed to help your child improve the language skills he or she needs to succeed. The more than 100 lessons included in the book provide many opportunities for your child to practice and apply important language and writing skills. These skills will help your child improve his or her communication abilities, excel in all academic areas, and increase his or her scores on standardized tests.

Language Arts [Orange] Activity Book 2

by K12 Inc.

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Language Arts: Patterns of Practice,8th Edition

by Gail E. Tompkins

The best selling language arts text in the market, Language Arts: Patterns of Practice continues to ground language arts instruction in the contemporary classroom. Its strengthened focus on the needs of English learners, as well as its new coverage of Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and its integrated treatment of technology as a teaching tool combine to make this new edition an invaluable tool for pre-service and elementary language arts teachers.

Language Arts Today (Grade 8, Classic Edition)

by Ann Mccallum William Strong Tina Thoburn

The Contents of the book are: Sentences, Writing Personal Narratives, Nouns, Writing stories, Verbs, Writing Explanations, Pronouns, Writing Biographical Sketches, Adjectives and Adverbs, Writing Descriptions, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections, Writing Editorials, Complex Sentences and Verbals, Writing Research Reports, etc.

Language Attrition

by Monika S. Schmid

'Language attrition' describes the loss of, or changes to, grammatical and other features of a language as a result of declining use by speakers who have changed their linguistic environment and language habits. In such a situation there may, for example, be simplification in the tense system or in certain properties of subordinate clauses; some vocabulary items might fall into disuse and phonetic features may be restructured. These changes can be affected by features of the speaker's environment, but also by his or her attitudes and processes of identification. This book provides a detailed and up-to-date introduction to the way in which language attrition can affect language, as well as to the extra- and sociolinguistic features involved. It also familiarizes the reader with experimental approaches to attrition and data analysis techniques and provides hands-on guidelines on how to apply them.

Language Awareness : Readings for College Writers , Tenth Edition

by Paul Eschholz Alfred Rosa Virginia Clark

Language Awareness collects seventy-seven classic and contemporary readings -- by author ranging from George Orwell to Toni Morrison -- treating the connections between language and politics, gender, media, technology, advertising, and prejudice. New Language Debates offer clusters of readings that treat one of three hot-button issues: "Should learning be censored?"; "Should English be the law?"; and "What's all the fuss about natural, organic, local foods?" Detailed guidance on effective reading, writing, and research habits and abundant suggestions for writing and discussion help students make the most of what they read as they develop as writers.

Language Change: Progress or Decay?

by Jean Aitchison

Why do people sometimes leave off the ends of words when they speak? Is it sloppiness, progress, or inevitable erosion? This book attempts to answer such questions by giving a lucid and up-to-date overview of language change. It discusses where our evidence about language change comes from, how and why changes happen, and how and why languages begin and end. It considers not only changes which occurred many years ago, but also those currently in progress. It does this within the framework of one central question - is language change a symptom of progress or decay? It concludes that language is neither progressing nor decaying, but that an understanding of the factors causing change is essential for anyone involved with language alteration. For this substantially revised and enlarged second edition Jean Aitchison has included details of recent research on a number of key topics, and also discusses data from a wider variety of languages: but the work remains non-technical in style and accessible to the reader with no previous knowledge of linguistics.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Content Mastery [Book A]

by Jane Fell Greene

Content Mastery (formative assessment) and fluency tasks in each unit of the LANGUAGE! curriculum assess students' mastery of the content, concepts, and skills taught in the curriculum.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Content Mastery [Book B]

by Jane Fell Greene

Content Mastery (formative assessment) and fluency tasks in each unit of the LANGUAGE! curriculum assess students' mastery of the content, concepts, and skills taught in the curriculum.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Content Mastery [Book C]

by Jane Fell Greene

Content Mastery (formative assessment) and fluency tasks in each unit of the LANGUAGE! curriculum assess students' mastery of the content, concepts, and skills taught in the curriculum.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Content Mastery [Book D]

by Jane Fell Greene

Content Mastery (formative assessment) and fluency tasks in each unit of the LANGUAGE! curriculum assess students' mastery of the content, concepts, and skills taught in the curriculum.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Summative Tests and Progress Indicators [Book A]

by Jane Fell Greene

Given at the end of each book, Summative Tests provide each student's overall mastery of curriculum content. Progress Indicators monitor growth in the critical skills of literacy.

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum - Assessment: Summative Tests and Progress Indicators [Book B]

by Jane Fell Greene

Given at the end of each book, Summative Tests provide each student's overall mastery of curriculum content. Progress Indicators monitor growth in the critical skills of literacy.

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