Philosophy of Language and Context Clues Essay example

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Keondra Ruffin September 15th,2014 SAS#125 4TH Period

Part 1: The Scarlet Letter
Complete the second column (Context Clues) by choosing the best strategy for using a context clue for each word. Then fill in the next column (Guess the Meaning) with your own definitions for the words based on context clues. Use the Merriam-Webster site to find the actual definitions and write those in the last column (Actual Definition).
Vocabulary
Context Clues
Guess the Meaning
Actual Definition
Edifice
Familiar words located around the word (the door of which was heavily timbered wooden, tall gray houses, connected to) A building a large and usually impressive building (such as a church or government building)
Utopia
The content of the surrounding text (Founder of a new colony, human virtue, happiness,
A country where things are fake an imaginary place in which the government, laws, and social conditions are perfect sepulchre Familiar words and the content of the surrounding text (Nucleus, congregated, grave, burial) A type sculpture, marked as a grave a place of burial ponderous Surrounding text (Iron work, antique look than anything else in the world) Dull, or older oppressively or unpleasantly dull
Part 2: "The Minister's Black Veil"
Complete the second column (Context Clues) by choosing the best strategy for using a context clue for each word. Then fill in the next column (Guess the Meaning) with your own definitions for the words based on context clues. Use the Merriam-Webster site to find the actual definitions and write those in the last column (Actual Definition).
Vocabulary
Context Clues
Guess the Meaning
Actual Definition perturbation Content of the surrounding text, (not noticing his people, entering the room with a noiseless step, & Angry or disappointed the state of being worried or upset: a change in the normal state or regular movement of something venerable Familiar…