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- 1From:Hollins Critic (Vol. 49, Issue 5) Peer-ReviewedWords for Empty and Words for Full. By Bob Hicok. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. $14.95 (pa.) Hicok's poetry is at times breathless, at other times full of silence; it is comfortable in paradox; it...
- 7From:Philological Quarterly (Vol. 100, Issue 3-4) Peer-ReviewedIN THE PREFACE to his Dictionary of the English Language, in a passage tinged with pathos, Samuel Johnson reflects on the impossibility of his efforts to represent fully the sheer number of terms and their many meanings,...
- 8From:Theory and Practice in Language Studies (Vol. 8, Issue 9) Peer-ReviewedAbstract--English belongs to the Indo-European language family. It is a language that achieves meaning expression through its own form of inflection, focusing on form, and it is one kind of comprehensive language....
- 12From:ABA Journal (Vol. 104, Issue 4)In an age of declining civility and amplification of offensive speech via social media, it may seem strange, un-American or downright silly for people to be arrested for uttering profane speech. But it happens....
- 18From:West Branch (Issue 69) Peer-ReviewedIgnatz, by Monica Youn. Four Way Books, 82 pp., $15.95. Words for Empty and Words for Full, by Bob Hicok. University of Pittsburgh Press, 128 pp., $14.95. All Night Lingo Tango, by Barbara Hamby. University of...
- 19From:Theory and Practice in Language Studies (Vol. 8, Issue 11) Peer-ReviewedVocabulary is the basis of language, but memorizing new words has always been a hard job for all English learners. This paper was written based on the theories on lexical chunk by Lewis and other scholars, and the...
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