18) Her 1879 collection A Housewife's Opinions, which includes "Poets and Personal Pronouns
," consists of several miscellaneous pieces, originally published anonymously in the Examiner, on topics as varied as household management, poetics, children's education, women's suffrage, and translation.
The frequency of indefinite and personal pronouns
as means of impersonal presentation in English quality press
TABLE 1 Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count 2007 Software Category Definitions Category Examples # of Words in Category Personal pronouns
I, we, them her 70 Positive emotion Love, nice, sweet 406 Anxiety Worried, fearful, nervous 91 Anger Hate, kill, annoyed 184 Sadness Crying, grief, sad 101 Social processes Mate, talk, they, child, 455 (includes family, adult, baby, boy friends, and human subcategories) Family Daughter, husband, aunt 64 Friends Buddy, friend, neighbor 37 Insight Think, know, consider 195 Death Bury, coffin, kill 62 Note: Examples taken from Pennebaker et al.
In consequence the trend towards using capitalized forms of the personal pronoun
without the final consonant is evident.
Vietnamese personal pronouns
can be classified according to the level of deference, as shown in Table 2.
French personal pronouns
can generally be translated by their equivalent personal pronoun
The genitive form of the first person personal pronouns
is used in the first left (L1) position to refer to the kinship relations of the 'I'.
2) The distinction between stressed and unstressed personal pronouns
is panRomance, and consists in using formally distinct variants of the pronoun in complementary functions and syntactic positions.
Through a process of poetic distillation, an attempt is made to separate the components of the double voice and vision developed in the previous sonnets into two separate vessels: Sonnet 5, the only sonnet in the procreation series entirely missing a second person singular personal pronoun
, is generalized in its claim, abstract in its imagery and normative in its tone, while Sonnet 6 is personal in the extreme with its emphatic focus on "thou," direct with its references to breeding, worms and death, and passionate in tone and prosody.
An interesting feature is the distinctive use of personal pronouns
by the son, Bonaga, when he is talking to his father (dialogue segment one), and then when he is talking to his co-worker/love-interest (dialogue segment two).
The inversion of "the other," via the personal pronoun
, into something approaching "the same" is central to everything the group does, beginning with their appropriation of a host of theatrical--moreover, musical-theatrical--tropes for purposes of performance art.
3 The personal pronoun
I with its top and tail shows him in dominant mood.