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The Effect of Journalism on Modern American Writing

Description: This paper is an analysis of the relationship between journalism and formal literary usage in America. It is the purpose of this study to define and illustrate characteristics of modern journalese and to make a comparison of standards of correct usage advocated by recent textbooks in English composition and journalism. Particular attention will be given to diction, structure and length of sentences, capitalization, abbreviation, and punctuation. The conclusion will be a brief evaluation of modern journalism, a succinct resume of its impact on modern language and literature, and a simple prediction of future tendencies in journalistic and literary language. And to give a better perspective to the analysis of journalism and American English, the paper begins with a description of the American linguistic heritage.
Date: August 1956
Creator: Estes, Dorothy Southerland
Partner: UNT Libraries

Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar talk about the Tortlang Kam Festival

Description: Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar talk about the Tortlang Kam Festival. The exchange is useful for cultural information, lexical items related to this important festival, and question and answer exchanges. Rex Khullar accompanied his father Beshot Khullar to Chennai to share information on Lamkang with Shobhana Chelliah.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Some Klallam Paradigms

Description: This paper presents the various transitive and intransitive paradigms of Klallam to make this data and grammatical information available preliminary to a thorough descriptive treatment.
Date: August 1996
Creator: Montler, Timothy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Traditional Personal Names in Klallam

Description: This paper describes the phonology, morphology, and syntax of personal names in Klallam, and includes a description of the importance of personal names in Klallam.
Date: January 7, 2012
Creator: Montler, Timothy; Smith, Adeline & Charles, Beatrice
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Klallam Demonstratives

Description: This paper updates and expands upon the componential analysis provided by Thompson and Thompson 1071 of the Klallam language's set of demonstrative determiners.
Date: 2007
Creator: Montler, Timothy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences