a collection of selected literary passages
It's always just a line or two that I found from some poem in the gigantic poetry
anthology my sophomore English teacher taught from.
science of the origins and social relationships of humans
Treuer grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, part of the Ojibwe tribe, and then pursued a doctorate in
anthropology, with an emphasis on past and present native life.
the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people
“It wasn’t until we discovered this wreck that we realised Herodotus was right,” said Dr Damian Robinson, director of Oxford University’s centre for maritime
archaeology, which is publishing the excavation’s findings.
the science that studies living organisms
"Originally, at the start of year 12, I chose
biology and chemistry because I wanted to do medicine," said Zoe.
study of the relations of organisms to their environment
“Therefore, there is an urgent need to study the
ecology, distribution, and conservation status of this rare and very beautiful genus.”
the branch of zoology that studies insects
“The study of insects is called ‘
entomology,’” Mrs. V said.
the branch of theology that is concerned with final things
What there is, apparently, is advanced-placement classes in
eschatology, because Grizz is able to translate the graffitied words, an Aramaic phrase from the apocalyptic Book of Daniel: “The writing’s on the wall.”
the cause of a disease
The paper described the condition as “a real syndrome of uncertain
etiology,” or cause.
a history of a word
The OED lists its
etymology as “uncertain,” but it was apparently coined early in World War II by someone in the Royal Air Force.
science of the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
Since the earth is made up mostly of rocks,
geology is mostly the study of rocks.
an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group
This, Winston was aware, was not meant altogether seriously, but somehow it fitted in with the general
ideology of the Party.
the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere
And this is the great principle on which the science of
meteorology rests, not only as to winds, but as to weather changes.
the techniques followed in a particular discipline
North Lanarkshire Council questioned the
methodology used to conduct the tests and said it was important to wait for the outcome of the review.
the humanistic study of language and literature
Based on its preoccupation with matters linguistic and literary— in short, on
philology—we might regard the Museum as the world’s first department of classics.
the science dealing with the functioning of organisms
Anatomy made clear the machinery:
physiology the work which it did, and the conditions under which the work was done.
the study and classification of human societies
“This society is unforgiving, relentless, and the competition is constant,” Andrew Eungi Kim, a
sociology professor at Korea University, one of the country’s most elite schools, told me.
tautology is a repetition of the same sense in different words,” he said.
a system of words used to name things in a discipline
My Oxford dictionary defines “jargon” as “difficult to understand”
terminology used by a progression or group.
the rational and systematic study of religion
With the lay staff gone and only three elderly priests left on the faculty, education at St. Vincent de Paul Academy consisted mostly of
theology, Latin, and church history.
the branch of biology that studies animals
The 23-week course includes weekly
zoology lectures and behind-the-scenes visits to the animal exhibits.