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David Foster Wallace: An unexpected perk from ‘text analysis’

Having written for a couple of decades in professional journalism and more recently made public some of my parallel fiction from those years, I’d started to believe that maybe I could carve out a niche spot for me, myself and I along that endless spectrum of authors… but enough gilding. 589 more words


A2 21st Century language

Sample answers Tweet question 21st Century language

The genre of all the texts is a tweet. They have multiple purposes, usually written in a context of forming people’s opinions, although that could be because some are written by politicians. 530 more words

A Sentiment and Tonal Analysis of the First Presidential Debate

It’s been about a week since the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and data scientists have gone to TOWN on the transcript of their debate. 770 more words

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Text analysis blurb of 'Small Island'

Andrea Levy seems to aim “Small Island” at an audience who understands more advanced language (for example, adults) because the term “wrought” is used in the blurb as a replacement for “made”. 162 more words

In Defense of the Ideology of English Socialism

George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four depicts a world of unending oppression. In this world, the English Socialist Party (IngSoc), the ruling political entity in the British Isles and North America, uses numerous authoritarian methods to control its population. 599 more words

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Sheffield Digital Humanities Congress 2016: #dhcshef 100 Most Frequent Terms

The Sheffield Digital Humanities Congress 2016 was held from the 8th to the 10th of September 2016 at the University of Sheffield. The full conference programme is available here: … 641 more words


One of America’s Spy Agencies Will Test Sentiment Analysis to Help Sniff Out Insider Threats

A spy agency plans to identify people within the organization likely to abuse their access privileges by analyzing pieces of text. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is investing in “sentiment analysis” technology, which generally works by parsing text and categorizing its author’s sentiment as positive, negative or neutral. More…