- Arrange the following twelve English words into a Paradigm.
- where, now, thence, whither, hither, then, there, thither, hence, whence, here, when
- Some of these words are archaic and are no longer used; others have become metaphors and changed their meaning.
This is about the original meanings of these words.
- The paradigm has two dimensions, and can be visualized as a 3 X 4 (or a 4 X 3) rectangular array.
- Note that this paradigm, like all paradigms, consists of two superimposed arrays, one
organized by the forms of the word -- this is the arrangement you can make just by looking
at the words, without knowing what they mean -- and one organized by the meanings of the word.
- How would you label the rows and columns in the form paradigm? In the meaning paradigm?
- In the form paradigm one box stands out like a sore thumb. What is it? What should it be? Why?