A language reflects the characteristics of an individual as well as beliefs and practices of the community in which they belong. Each community has its own language that expresses the attitude, values and ideas of its people. Thus, language enables people to communicate their thoughts, cultural beliefs and practices with other people of the same community.
Language is made up of themes such as vocabulary, syntax, grammar and semantics. It is said for instance that “semanticists have to have at least a nodding acquaintance with other disciplines, like philosophy and psychology, which also investigate the creation and transmission of meaning” (Saeed, 2003).
Taking the case of Amy, a writer in English language, she finds that the English that she uses in her professional circle is highly polished in comparison to the English she uses at home with her mother or even while talking to her husband. In the case of Amy’s mother, she conveys the meaning well but makes it possible without using the subject and the verb; she avoids the repetition of pronoun ‘he’ while referring to Du Yusong (Tan 1).
The story surrounds the detrimental effects of the colonial era. On the other hand, Baldwin’s story, written in 1979, reflects the role of Black English, a language developed by people of color in the American society. Both pieces of literature reveal the role of language.
Topic Sentence 2: Though the plays by Shakespeare provide the best example of modern English in its earliest time, "the issue of Shakespeare's connections with it is complicated by the difficulty of determining precisely when modernity began." (Grady, 2)
If there is one language that can serve as a common platform to all the different ethnic communities settled in the US and if there is one language that can be declared as the official language of the world's greatest democracy, it is undoubtedly English.
At night, a trip down the stairs will leave one frozen with fear, as the big, dark, empty space beneath is filled with uncertainty. It is surprising that the space has this effect on an individual, as the textures of the items within the house are velvety and smooth.
According to the report the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community; audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organ; a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures.
All the poems contain the usage of both kinds of language due to which, they appear interesting to the readers.
“The Man in the Glass” by Anonymous contains literal as well as non-literal language. The title of the poem is figurative as