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Oxymoron List — Funny Examples of Oxymorons (Oxymora)

Oxymoron List — Funny Examples of Oxymorons (Oxymora)

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Alliteration Examples Alliteration is a term that describes a literary stylistic device. Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close to a row) have the same first consonant sound. For example, “She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore” or “Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers” are both alliterative phrases. How to Brainstorm Edit Article318,430 views 59 Editors Edited 8 weeks ago Three Parts:Creating Your Road MapGetting InspirationBrainstorming Techniques Brainstorming is one of the most common types of informal idea invention.

Shakespeare Insult Kit Shakespeare Insult Kit Since 1996, the origin of this kit was listed as anonymous. It came to me on a piece of paper in the 90's with no attribution, and I thought it would make a cool web page. Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide When we were reviewing 10 of the best online resources for free books, we had a LOT of readers chime in with their own favorites as well. Thank you for all your helpful contributions! In fact, we had so many suggestions, we have enough to compile a huge list from them, so here they are in no particular order: ManyBooks – Free eBooks for your PDA, iPod, or eBook reader – Thanks Tony Bryan & abben BookCrossing – Where real books are released into the wild to be found by others – Thanks EngtechLibraryElf – The perfect companion to a public library system – Thanks EngtechScribd – Open library to publish and discover documents online – Thanks CincauHangus Word Public Library – 400,000 PDF ebooks for download – Thanks EllenFree Tech Books – Free computer science and engineering books (+ lecture notes) – Thanks EllenBookins – Swap real books with other readers – Thanks Jimbob WellToldTales – Free short story podcasts (like audiobooks, but shorter) – Thanks Kevin C.

The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations is a descriptive list which was created by Georges Polti to categorize every dramatic situation that might occur in a story or performance. To do this Polti analyzed classical Greek texts, plus classical and contemporaneous French works. He also analyzed a handful of non-French authors. In his introduction, Polti claims to be continuing the work of Carlo Gozzi, who also identified 36 situations. Publication history[edit] Examples of Allusion An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to a place, person, or something that happened. This can be real or imaginary and may refer to anything, including paintings, opera, folk lore, mythical figures, or religious manuscripts. The reference can be direct or may be inferred, and can broaden the reader’s understanding. Literary Allusions There are several ways that an allusion can help a writer: Allusions engage the reader and will often help the reader remember the message or theme of the passage.Allusions allow the writer to give an example or get a point across without going into a lengthy discourse.

How to Spell (with Commonly Mispelled Words List) Edit Article513,821 views 86 Editors Edited 2 days ago Three Parts:Spelling HelpSpelling RulesSpelling Practice The English language is confusing and packed with inconsistencies, as anyone learning the language for the first time will be quick to point out. English spelling is no different. Although your best bet is to write and read as much as possible, you can significantly improve your spelling skills by learning some of the many spelling rules (and exceptions), by using clever tricks and helpful memory aids, and by practicing your problem words as often as possible. If you stick to it, you'll soon have a firm grasp on those silent vowels, confusing consonants, and crazy pronunciations!

LOTS OF PUNS ...A guy goes into a nice restaurant bar wearing a shirt open at the collar and is met by a bouncer who tells him he must wear a necktie to gain admission. So the guy goes out to his car and he looks around for a necktie and discovers that he just doesn't have one. He sees a set of jumper cables in his trunk. In desperation he ties these around his neck, manages to fashion a fairly acceptable looking knot and lets the ends dangle free. He goes back to the restaurant and the bouncer carefully looks him over for a few minutes and then says, "Well, OK, I guess you can come in -- just don't start anything." ...This mushroom walks into a bar and starts hitting on this woman...

Etymologically Speaking... From the old Arabic word "hashshshin," which meant, "someone who is addicted to hash," that is, marijuana. Originally refered to a group of warriors who would smoke up before battle. Aaron White adds: You may want to explore the fact that the hashshshins were somewhat of a voodoo-ized grand conspiracy scapegoat cult (the very fact of their existence is impossible to confirm). They supposedly were a secret society (a la the FreeMasons) which was influential in every middle eastern court from Persia to Bangladesh. They were supposedly a brotherhood of assasins, devoted to their caballa and its secrecy, protected by an unlimited number of fanatical followers and unlimited material wealth.

7 Ways to Use Brain Science to Hook Readers Writing and brain science Story is universal. There isn’t a society on earth that doesn’t tell stories. It’s no wonder, because stories captivate us in a way nothing else can. And yet, until recently, story was primarily seen as a delightful form of entertainment. Sure, we thought, stories make life much more enjoyable, but they don’t play a necessary role when it comes to survival. Analyzing American Images - Questions for Analyzing Images as Text How to Analyze Images as Text • Viewer: As the viewer, what are the thoughts and emotions the images created? What are positive and negative feelings? How does the creator achieve these reactions in the viewer? How does the creator associate connotative meanings in with the images? • Media: What media (painting, sculpture, website, graph, etc.) is used to present the images? How does the media type influence the viewer’s interpretation of the message?

How to End an Essay: 10 Steps Steps Part 1 Brainstorming Your Conclusion Creative Ways of Describing Stupid People (The GOP) Habits explainable if he was raised by wolves. Had a head crash. Half a bubble off plumb. -- attributed to Mark Twain Happiness is seeing her picture on a milk carton. Hard to distinguish from the tail end of a horse. Hard to tell if he has an ace up his sleeve or if the ace ismissing from his deck altogether.

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