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Flyting (Literary Definition)

Flyting Facts:
  • Flyting is a slanging match in verse, typically between 2 poets.
  • The term "flyt" is Scottish for “quarreling,” or “contention.”
  • After the Middle Ages, flyting became obsolete in Scottish literature.
Flyting Example:
  • Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedie (early 16th-century) - contest between poets Walter Kennedy & William Dunbar.



Scene from John Vanbrugh's The Relapse (1696) - Fashion and Foppington quarrel (3.1)


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Multiple Intelligences Concept (Howard Gardner, Harvard University, 1983, 1999)


The concept of multiple intelligences was first described by Professor Howard Gardner from Harvard University in 1983. In the original description, Gardner described 7 distinct intelligences, & was able to delineate the areas of the brain associated with each of these intelligences. An 8th intelligence, 'naturalistic intelligence', was added by Gardner in 1999.

The Eight of More Intelligences:
  • Bodily-Kinaesthetic Intelligence
  • Interpersonal Intelligence
  • Intrapersonal Intelligence
  • Linguistic Intelligence
  • Logical-Mathematical Intelligence
  • Musical Intelligence
  • Naturalistic Intelligence
  • Visual-Spatial Intelligence
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1983 - 1999 - 8 - Bodily - Harvard University - Howard Gardner - Kinaesthetic - Intelligence - Interpersonal - Intrapersonal - Linguistic - Logical - Mathematical - Multiple Intelligences - Musical - Naturalistic - Visual

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