The Relation of Merleau-Ponty and Blanchot to Derrida

In this paper I examine the negative phenomenologies of Merleau-Ponty and Blanchot. Negative phenomenologies repress difference as the transcendental and the empirical are repetitions of the same through iterability. I argue that a negative phenomenology or a reversal of phenomenology repeats it rather than managing to escape from it. This

On the Kettemann Corpus of German Speech Errors

The Kettemann Corpus of German Speech Errors is shown in Nora Wiedenmann’s Error-Type Categorization, here with English comments, together with statistical overviews of different error types of the speakers BK and IK listed according to affected linguistic units. Bernhard Kettemann     Articles on the web Fergie was roasted

Noam Chomsky: Post-Structural Anarchist

Noam Chomsky (an essentialist who subscribes to the Cartesian notion of the mind) is one of the most articulate of modern intellectuals. This essay attempts to unravel the connection between Chomsky’s notion of language as connected to an innate device in the mind and the making of an anarchist society

Phraseology as an Autonomous Linguistic Discipline

The objective of this study’s is to review the main contributions of Romanian linguistics to the definition of phraseology as an autonomous linguistic discipline, with the aim of specifying its object of investigation and studying the linguistic phenomena characteristic of this discipline. Petronela Savin   Articles on the web

The Game of Irony in Charles Dickens’ Novels

The paper aims at identifying the three types of irony – verbal, dramatic and of situation – in some of Charles Dickens’ novels in order to reveal the author’s contribution to the modern understanding of Victorianism. The ironic discourse will be analyzed so as to show the true underlying meaning

Literature in the Efl/Esl Classroom: Consensus and Controversy

This paper provides a review of ideas and research regarding the role of literature in the EFL/ESL classroom. Firstly, it sketches a brief history of literature’s association with and dissociation from first and second language programs from the 18th century on. Secondly, it elaborates on the bone of contention among

Using Eliot’s Short Story Eeldrop and Appleplex to Improve Efl Learners’ Communication Abilities and Literary Understanding

Literary texts have the potential to be used to enhance EFL learners’ language proficiency. To manifest the use of literary texts, the researcher investigated how Eliot’s short story, entitled Eeldrop and Appleplex, could be used to engage EFL learners in communication activities. The lesson plan to achieve this goal includes: (a)

Reading Narratives Supports Cognitive Development Among College Students

While it is common knowledge that reading narratives enhances reading comprehension and writing skills, what is less well known is that reading narratives also aids in cognitive development and critical thinking. Such findings are important because studies show a decline in the number of narratives high school and college students

Formulation and Study of Some Controlled Release Tablets With Pentoxifylline Based on Hydroxypropylcellulose Matrix Obtained by Wet Granulation Method With Peg 6000

In this work three formulations of modified release tablets containing pentoxifylline 400 mg/tablet were obtained. Hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) in di®erent ratios was used as hydrophilic matrix agent. The pentoxifylline inclusion in the matrix has been carried out by water granulation, using PEG 6000 as binder. Tablets were obtained with a single