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Zero Relative Pronouns in English Grammar

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A zero relative pronoun is the missing element at the beginning of a relative clause in which the relative pronoun has been omitted.



What Is an Existential Sentence in English...

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An existential sentence is a sentence that asserts the existence or nonexistence of something.



What Are Complex Transitive Verbs in English?

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

A complex transitive is a verb that requires both a direct object and another object (usually an object of a preposition) or a complement.



Semantic Satiation: Repeating a Word Until Its...

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

Semantic satiation is a phenomenon whereby the uninterrupted repetition of a word eventually leads to a sense that the word has lost its meaning.



Is Erotesis a Rhetorical Question?

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

The figure of speech known as erotesis is a rhetorical question implying strong affirmation or denial.



What Is a Cleft Sentence?

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

In English grammar, a cleft is a construction in which some element is moved from its normal position into a separate clause to give it greater emphasis.



What Are Free Relative Clauses in English...

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What Are Swear Words and What Are They Used For?

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A swear word is a word or phrase that is generally considered blasphemous, obscene, vulgar, or otherwise offensive



What Are Quantifiers in English Grammar?

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In grammar, a quantifier is a type of determiner that expresses a contrast in quantity.



The Rhetorical Figure of Twins: Hendiadys

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

Hendiadys is a figure of speech in which two words joined by and express an idea that is more commonly expressed by an adjective and a noun.



What Kind of Language Is Globish?

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Globish is a simplified version of Anglo-American English used as a worldwide lingua franca.



What Is an 'It'-Cleft in English Grammar?

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The Rhetorical Strategy of Identification

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In rhetoric, identification refers to any of the wide variety of means by which an author may establish a shared sense of values with an audience.



Charles Lamb's Classic Essay on New Year's Eve

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In an essay that was first published in January 1821, Charles Lamb reflects wistfully on the passage of time.



hypallage

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

A figure of speech in which an adjective or participle (an epithet) grammatically qualifies a noun other than the person or thing it is actually describing.



Examples of Hyperbole in the Prose of H.L....

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House Style: The Conventions of Editing

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The expression house style refers to the specific usage and editing conventions followed by writers and editors at a particular publication.



An Exercise in Unpacking Portmanteau Words

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A blend is a new word formed by packing together two other words. In this exercise, you'll practice unpacking these words.



What Is Language Planning?

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The term language planning refers to measures taken by official agencies to influence the use of one or more languages in a speech community.



What Is Language Standardization?

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Language standardization is the process by which conventional forms of a language are established and maintained.



What Is the Target Domain in a Conceptual...

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In a conceptual metaphor, the target domain is the actual quality or experience described by the source domain.



Bridegrooms, Bonfires, and Woodchucks: Folk...

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Folk etymology refers to a change in the form or pronunciation of a word resulting from a mistaken assumption about its composition or meaning.



Three Good Reasons Not to Buy an Online Essay

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Stop right there. You're not going to do it. You're not going to cheat. You're not going to buy an essay or a term paper online. And here's why.



Clitics in English Morphology and Phonology

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A clitic is a word or part of a word that's structurally dependent on a neighboring word and cannot stand on its own.



Mark Twain's Top 10 Writing Tips

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Here, in remarks drawn from his letters, essays, novels, and speeches, are 10 of Mark Twain's most memorable observations on the writer's craft.



What Are Open-Class Words in English?

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In English grammar, open class refers to the category of content words--that is, parts of speech (or word classes) that readily accept new members.



Notes on THE Definite Article

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In this edition of Language Notes, we look at (and listen to) the most commonly used word in English--formally known as the definite article.



Commonly Confused Latin Abbreviations: E.g.,...

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Let's look at four Latin abbreviations that are often confused with one another.: e.g., etc., et al., and i.e.



Grammatical Oddities: James Thurber, LeBron...

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Here are six unusual grammatical principles and structures that you probably never heard about in school (but should have).



Definition and Examples of Exophora in English...

2016-12-06T11:03:41Z

Exophora is the use of a pronoun or other word or phrase to refer to someone or something outside the text.