In Act 1, Scene 5 of William Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth uses metaphors to express her deep and dark desires. Lady Macbeth receives the letter from Macbeth tell of the witches foretelling that he will become King. She then receives the news that King Duncan is coming to her battlements that night. She fears […]

Act 1, Scene 1 Summary. Characters: The three witches. Location: A desert place. Time: Unknown Events: The three witches plan to meet when again when the battle is won and lost. The plan to meet Macbeth on the heath before the setting of the sun. Quote: “When the hurlyburly’s done, When the battle’s won and […]

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Dialect has a large influence on the way language is used, it can be modified to include or exclude certain groups and individuals who are aware and confidently use the techniques. According to Mason Cooley, an American writer with a Ph.D. from Oxford, “An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand […]

Paragraph 1: Restate hypothesis.  True / False? 2.  Select quote or anecdote to stimulate interest. Measurable Example Think about what people might say against your point.  Argument (1)  State a point. Example ( quote ) – identify the language feature. Assert how this supports your hypothesis.    

Hypothesis Dialect has a large influence on the way language is used, it can be modified to include/exclude certain groups and individuals who are aware and confidently use the techniques. Evidence Spoken:  Fade away Cork GoPro Lismore Rip Togs Get it Text: Yo Man Sucks Mean fun

Key: Adjacency pair.  Agenda.  Back-channelling. Backtracking. Dialect. Fillers Hedges Otto: Heelllooooooo. ( yawn and greeting ) Mitchell: Hey hey. Otto: What are you doing after school, Lismore then wharf? Mitchell: Yeah well… I have to be home by seven and I need to go home and get togs, but could definitely work. Otto: Yeah same, […]