By Tom Carson
She used to be born through the Jazz Age and grew up in Paris and the yankee Midwest after her father’s loss of life at the polo box and her mother’s later suicide. As a tender conflict reporter, she waded ashore on Omaha seashore and witnessed the liberation of Dachau. She spent the Nineteen Fifties hobnobbing in Hollywood with Marlene Dietrich and Gene Kelly. She went to West Africa as an Ambassador’s spouse because the New Frontier dawned. She comforted a distraught Lyndon Baines Johnson in Washington, D.C., because the Vietnam battle became a quagmire. And at the present time? at the present time, it’s June 6, 2006: Pamela Buchanan Murphy Gerson Cadwaller’s eighty-sixth birthday. With a few asperity, she’s expecting a congratulatory telephone name from the President of the us. Brother, is he ever going to get a bit of her brain.
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He that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave . . Language names sometimes provide the same focusing function as accent and dialect. 115): Hotspur: Who shall say me nay? Glendower: Why, that will I. Hotspur: Let me not understand you then, speak it in Welsh. Glendower: I can speak English, lord, as well as you. 71): You thought because he could not speak English in the native garb, he could not therefore handle an English cudgel. Metalanguage as Character Note Metalinguistic comments are often used to underline the linguistic idiosyncrasy of a character.
Suit the action to the word, the word to the action . . 18): He was wont to speak plain and to the purpose, like an honest man and a soldier, and now is he turned orthography. His words are a fantastical banquet, just so many strange dishes. 38). But it is in Love’s Labour’s Lost that we find metalanguage developed to unprecedented lengths. It is there in the opening words: Let fame, that all hunt after in their lives, Live registered upon our brazen tombs [“set down in written form”] and in the final lines: The words of Mercury are harsh after the songs of Apollo.
120): You find not the apostrophus, and so miss the accent. Let me supervise the canzonet . . I will overglance the superscript . . 34 David Crystal All six of the main content terms here are first recorded instances by Shakespeare in the OED. Additionally, metalinguistic debate is not solely a male practice. 38): Rosaline: . . O, he hath drawn my picture in his letter. Princess: Anything like? Rosaline: Much in the letters, nothing in the praise. Princess: Beauteous as ink— a good conclusion.