555 Nuances of Language

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Nuances of Language
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Describe this word: “House” What does your house look like?
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Text or Word: “House” Writer’s idea of “House” Reader’s idea of “House”
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The meaning of words is  dependent on the context, the  writer’s background, and the  reader’s background. Consider  this as you analyze the article  you are studying—what  significance do those words have  for that particular writer and that  particular audience?
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“If thou art called to pass through tribulation; if thou art in perils among  false brethren; if thou art in perils among robbers; if thou art in perils by  land or by sea; If thou art accused with all manner of false accusations; if thine enemies  fall upon thee; if they tear thee from the society of thy father and mother  and brethren and sisters; and if with a drawn sword thine enemies tear  thee from the bosom of thy wife, and of thine offspring, and thine elder 
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ENG 150 taught by Professor Kristinlowe during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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