Cover of Spanish translation of Chaucer, Cover of Faber reprint edition of Chaucer, Introduction If I were writing this in French, as I should be if Chaucer had not chosen to write in English, I might be able to head this preliminary note with something like Avis au lecteur; which, with a French fine shade, would suggest without exaggeration the note of warning. As it is, I feel tempted to write, 'Beware!
Get this project as a poster on Pop Chart Lab! I included mixtapes if the artist was just short of the 35, words. As a benchmark, I included data points for Shakespeare and Herman Melville, using the same approach 35, words across several plays for Shakespeare, first 35, of Moby Dick.
Each word is counted once, so pimps, pimp, pimping, and pimpin are four unique words.
To avoid issues with apostrophes e. Hip hop is full of slang that is hard to transcribe e. The Reddit hip hop community was in uproar, claiming Aesop would absolutely be 1. Sure enough, Aesop Rock is well-above every artist in my dataset and I was obliged to add him to the chart.
In fact, his datapoint is so far to the right that he should be off the chart I'm lazy and didn't adjust the scale. Here's a breakdown of the number and percent of words used by each member.
To understand each rapper's vocabulary of unique words in Wu-Tang's first five albums, I chose a 3, word threshold so that each person was on an equal footing. Of the three, Kool Keith has the most diverse vocabulary.
For a taste of his work, check out his album with the largest vocab: Jamaican-born rapper Canibus and southern-based group CunninLyguists. Take a look at the regional break-out below: The south has the lowest average 4, and the east-coast the highest 4, In fact, only 4 of the 17 southern-based artists in the dataset are above average.
My guess is that this is a function of crunk music's call-and-response style, resulting in more repetition of words. While Lil Wayne has never been celebrated for the complexity of his word choices, I expected 2pac, Snoop, and Kanye to be well above average. It's also worth noting that Drake, one of the most popular artists of late, is 83 on this list.
But this shouldn't undermine an artist whose raw energy and honesty were the most memorable qualities of his music. So what's all this mean? I dumbed down for my audience to double my dollars They criticized me for it, yet they all yell "holla" If skills sold, truth be told, I'd probably be Lyrically Talib Kweli Truthfully I wanna rhyme like Common Sense But I did 5 mil - I ain't been rhyming like Common since.Get an answer for 'How do Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff compare/contrast in William Shakespeare's Macbeth?' and find homework help for other Macbeth questions at .
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Contrasting Evil and Good in Macbeth - In this essay I will look at the ways that Shakespeare has contrasted evil with good in his play Macbeth. Macbeth (/ m ə k ˈ b ɛ θ /; full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare; it is thought to have been first performed in It dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.
Of all the plays that Shakespeare wrote during the reign of James I, who was patron of Shakespeare's acting. A time line from before writing began to the present, linked to Andrew Roberts' book Social Science History and to other resources.
The Role of Good and Evil in Macbeth - Good and evil are symbolized by light and darkness in the play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. When there is peace and good, Shakespeare mentions light; whether if it is the sun shining brightly or merely a candle giving light.