The Next Hundred Lears

The Next Hundred Lears

In 1872 Edward Lear published a new book - More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc.. It included One Hundred Nonsense Pictures And Rhymes - a hundred new limericks closely modelled on the verses that had done so well for Lear in A ...

Author: John Arthur Nichol

Publisher: John Arthur Nichol

ISBN: 9780648905936

Category: Humor

Page: 132

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Edward Lear is remembered, and rightly so, as the Father of the Limerick. Were it not for him, this little five line verse form may never have become such a beloved, ubiquitous part of our literary and popular culture. Yet the very thing that makes the limerick so appealing, held no appeal for Edward Lear. The final line of his verses offered no twist, and it didn’t seek to make his readers giggle. It was a summing up, and nothing more. But Lear had opened Victorian eyes to the possibilities inherent in the limerick: His Book of Nonsense was a runaway bestseller. In 1872 Lear published one hundred new limericks, hoping to repeat his earlier success. But while his earlier verses are still fondly remembered today, still anthologised, still quoted in mainstream and social media, his next hundred limericks are unknown. Why? Because, by 1872, the limerick had taken on a life of its own, and was romping towards the twentieth century with outlandish, irreverent and often obscene delight. And Lear couldn't follow. It just wasn't in his nature to go there. So having set the limerick on its journey, he now stood alone and watched it vanish in the distance. Limericks After Lear breathes new life into Edward Lear's creations. Book One, The Fifth Line, took A Book of Nonsense as its starting point and sent all 112 verses off in new directions. Now, Book Two retrieves the forgotten verses of 1872 and presents them complete: one hundred original Lears, plus a brand new, family-friendly limerick for each. The Next Hundred Lears ... Two hundred limericks you won’t have met before. And they might even make you giggle :)
Categories: Humor

Tragedy in the Age of Oprah

Tragedy in the Age of Oprah

What, then, does this next scene, the poetic epicenter of King Lear, present to us? The scene, which is nearly three hundred lines long, is divided into three parts. In the first eighty lines, Edmund pretends to lead Gloucester up a ...

Author: Louis Fantasia

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810885080

Category: Drama

Page: 299

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In Tragedy in the Age of Oprah: Essays on Five Great Plays, Louis Fantasia provides a provocative examination of the relationship between popular culture and classical tragedy. Making a persuasive argument for the lessons tragedy has to offer today's audiences, Fantasia examines five enduring works of theatre: Euripides' Medea, William Shakespeare's King Lear, Jean Racine's Phèdre, Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart; and Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. Fantasia discusses in detail each of these plays, framing them in a contemporary context that explores the suffering, responsibility, and identity that tragedy advocates.
Categories: Drama

Learn to Sell and Stay Employed in Any Economy

Learn to  Sell  and Stay Employed in Any Economy

Over One Hundred Proven Techniques for Sales No Matter What Your Field James R. Thompson ... But then, just as I was about to give up hope the next reflector appeared. I adjusted my driving accordingly. So I went; one reflector to the ...

Author: James R. Thompson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440142130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 140

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No Matter what your career you can improve your ability to get hired or stay employed if you understand the sales techniques in this book! Learn to SELL and Stay Employed takes you through real-life sales experiences and teaches you over 100 proven Sales Techniques. James is one of those unique people that you want to do business with because, in simplest terms: He knows so much. -Howard Bronson -Author Free Enterprise James Thompson is a proven leader in sales. -Adrian T. Dayton, Esq., Author The Year of 12 Virtues Mr. Thompson has significant sales experience in multiple vertical markets. His book reads like a novel and teaches like a mentor. - L.S. Teza, Author, Brown-Nosing 101: A career survival manual for the rest of us Graduate Business Policy, Planning and Development Area Chair, Fl. I have worked with Mr. Thompson and know first-hand that his techniques and experiences can work for anyone who wants to expand their client base. -Paul B. Mouritsen, LTC (Ret), US ARMY, International Hospital CEO
Categories: Business & Economics

Woman You Have the Power Now Learn How to Use It

Woman You Have the Power Now Learn How to Use It

We spent the first two years teaching them to walk and talk, then the next sixteen years telling them to sit down and ... one hundred kisses, one hundred hugs, and one hundred I-love-you's before that can get back to where they were.

Author: Robert Hill

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781645440758

Category: Self-Help

Page: 40

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Life, from birth to death, is an experiment, and we all want the best. This publication provides tips and tools to help improve the chances of having an exceptionally rewarding life like I have had.
Categories: Self-Help

Billboard

Billboard

So the next time one of your collectors comes around, offer him the 1290 Deluxe Record Case. ... Lear added that the firm made a hundred .radios as a sort of experiment, then another hundred, and pretty soon found themselves almost in ...

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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.
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Reading and Writing to Learn Mathematics

Reading and Writing to Learn Mathematics

400,000 40,000 4,000 400 four hundred thousand forty thousand four thousand four hundred forty four 40 4 Activities 1. Explain the meaning of each of the following numbers . Use face values and place values in your explanation : 111 ...

Author: Joseph G. R. Martinez

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UOM:39015049685855

Category: Education

Page: 242

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Shows K-6 teachers how to teach math using writing and reading lessons and activities in accordance with NCTM standard #2, math-as-communication. Includes classroom examples, lessons, activities, and stories for teachers to show how everyday language skills can transfer to math learning. Illustrates how to make writing a meaningful part of cognitive as well as affective development, how to use reading and writing in assessment of math sills, and how to make reading-math assignments more meaningful.
Categories: Education

Learn Spanish News Vol 5

Learn Spanish News Vol 5

... an Islamic caliphate in the region, having recently appointed its leader, Abu Bakr alBaghdadi, as the next caliph. ... advocacy group discovered a hundred fake Twitter accounts used by the Chinese government for propaganda on Tibet.

Author: Nik Marcel

Publisher: 2Language Books

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 84

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LEARN SPANISH NEWS Vol.5: English & Spanish THIS EDITION: The dual-language text has been arranged into sentences and shorter paragraphs for quick and easy cross-referencing. The source text is the Spanish language edition of Voice of America (VOA). The Spanish text has been translated into English for this dual-language project. The reader can choose between four formats: Section 1: English to Spanish Section 2: Spanish to English Section 3: English Section 4: Spanish A methodology for getting the most out of this bilingual format is explained in the book’s Foreword. The primary purpose of this text is to equip a foreign language learner with the ability to start reading news in the particular foreign language: to be able to read only in the foreign language, and extract enough understanding to continue the language learning process fruitfully this way. A reader might like to go back to reading dual-language news for reinforcement and further development, returning to foreign language only news with a deeper understanding. By going back to the same ‘old’ news, you are going over words, word patterns, and passages with which you already have a certain familiarity. The process of reinforcement, learning or retaining of what is new, and exposure to what is unfamiliar, is much easier this way — even though the news may seem a little dated. The aim of informing the reader about actual news is secondary, especially given that the content will become less current (and less relevant) over time. If you are having trouble with the level of difficulty in the text, a suggested path for learning languages is as follows: Familiarise yourself with a basic language instruction book — or re-read the one you have. Once a student has studied the basics, a suitable book about basic grammar can be helpful. The suggestion is that any grammar book be studied more with the intent of recognition and understanding, rather than memorising and obsessive rote learning. Go through as much of the grammar book you feel you can digest — maybe even the whole book — skipping over what is not easily understood. After this, read through a portion of text in a book called ‘Spanish Sentences’, by 2LanguageBooks, looking for examples of what you have picked up (or gleaned) in your hopefully not so arduous study of grammar. Even repeatedly seeing a word that you remember seeing listed as a ‘subject pronoun’ or a ‘third person plural’ verb of some sort is a great help. Then, depending on your inclination, return to the grammar book (or your basic Spanish book), or move on to lengthier bilingual text — like in 2Language Books texts containing news or stories, for example —, or find some suitable Spanish text: a simple novel, a Spanish news website, etc. Grammar books will likely have some verb charts. However, there are currently good on-line resources that go further — dictionaries with a verb conjugation ‘search’ option. Many basic language books offer some form of audio support. Internet services — primarily news based radio stations — offer podcasts. Audio from television is an additional resource, and can be formatted for use on various digital platforms. However, if audio is an important component of your interest in languages, electronic devices that support quality text-to-speech (TTS) will likely be appealing. With a library card, TTS technology (in a device that supports the relevant content), and the above mentioned resources, an entire language learning system is available for not much more than a cup of coffee! There is no substantial financial outlay to get you started. Furthermore, there are no additional ongoing fees (and updates), and there are no expiry dates on ‘premium’ content and resources. (A Dual-Language Book Project) 2Language Books
Categories: Education

How We Learn

How We Learn

Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine . . . for Now Stanislas Dehaene. food). Why? ... After all, the bell-food pairing was repeated hundreds of times, yet it failed to induce any learning. The experiment also shows that no learning ...

Author: Stanislas Dehaene

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780525559894

Category: Science

Page: 352

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“There are words that are so familiar they obscure rather than illuminate the thing they mean, and ‘learning’ is such a word. It seems so ordinary, everyone does it. Actually it’s more of a black box, which Dehaene cracks open to reveal the awesome secrets within.”--The New York Times Book Review An illuminating dive into the latest science on our brain's remarkable learning abilities and the potential of the machines we program to imitate them The human brain is an extraordinary learning machine. Its ability to reprogram itself is unparalleled, and it remains the best source of inspiration for recent developments in artificial intelligence. But how do we learn? What innate biological foundations underlie our ability to acquire new information, and what principles modulate their efficiency? In How We Learn, Stanislas Dehaene finds the boundary of computer science, neurobiology, and cognitive psychology to explain how learning really works and how to make the best use of the brain’s learning algorithms in our schools and universities, as well as in everyday life and at any age.
Categories: Science

Helping Children Learn Mathematics

Helping Children Learn Mathematics

In the Classroom 7-4 HUNTING FOR NUMBERS OBJECTIVE : Using a hundred chart to identify patterns and develop number sense . ... Bridging the next century ( set of one hundred numbers ) poses a similar challenge .

Author: Robert E. Reys

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: PSU:000056169621

Category: Education

Page: 527

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A best-selling activity-oriented approach to methods of teaching elementary and middle school mathematics. It’s hands on, practical approach assists elementary school preservice and inservice elementary school teachers in helping children learn mathematics meaningfully. This Active Learning Edition includes material from a Teaching Elementary Mathematics: A Resource for Field Ezperiences. The resource manual material helps the reader design and reflect on classroom observations, interviews and sample teaching activities
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King Lear

King Lear

... Not very significant in itself, but one of a string of clothing images in the play. o 'troop': Lear then quickly mentions the hundred knights who will 'troop' with him. ... What is the tone of Kent's next few lines ('Royal Lear.

Author: H. S. Toshack

Publisher: WordSmith

ISBN: 9780958005845

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 202

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Categories: Literary Criticism