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Analysis Of The Ways Of Speaking And Other Cognitive Behaviors Of The Patients Of Broca's Aphasia And Wernicke's Aphasia

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Analysis of the Ways of Speaking and Other Cognitive Behaviors of the Patients of Broca's Aphasia and Wernicke's Aphasia.

An Empirical Study Submitted in Partial Fulfillments
of the Requirement for the Course:
Sociolinguistics and Psycholinguistics
of the Masters of Arts


In the Department of English Language and Literature
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University
Trishal, Mymensingh.

Supervisor-

Md. Afaz Uddin
Lecturer
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His/her difficulty is in comprehending others messages. The present study investigates some patients of Broca’s Aphasia and Wernicke’s Aphasia in Bangladesh and shows proximity of the empirical findings with the theoretical claims.

Key words: Neurolinguistics, brain, left hemisphere, Broca’s area, Wernicke’s area, aphasia, Broca’s aphasia, Wernicke’s aphasia, linguistic behavior etc.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We would like to thank some people for their co-operation in accomplishing the empirical project successfully. First of all, Md. Afaz Uddin, the supervisor, deserves our heartfelt gratitude for guidance and invaluable advice. By assigning this project he has actually given us a rare opportunity to know about the mainstream people of the society.
We offer thanks to those who, though suffering from aphasia helped us through interview. We are also thankful to the relatives of the patients for their kind cooperation.
Lastly, thanks to the doctors who sacrificed their valuable times by giving us valuable information related to the present study.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page……………………………………………………………………………….
Supervisor………………………………………………………………………………
Corresponding Authors…………………………………………………………..
Abstract…………………………………………………………………………………
Acknowledgement………………………………………………………………….
Table of Contents……………………………………………………………………
Abbreviations…………………………………………………………………………
Introduction……………………………………………………………………………
Literature Review……………………………………………………………………
Neurolinguistics…………………………………………………
Human Brain………………………………………………………
Broca’s Area………………………………………………………
Wernicke’s Area……………………………………………………
Motor Cortex………………………………………………………
Arcuate Fasciculus……………………………………….........
The Localization View…………………………………………
Lateralization………………………………………………………
Aphasia………………………………………………………………
Broca’s Aphasia…………………………………………………
Wernicke’a Aphasia………………………………………………

Objectives……………………………………………………………………………
Methodology…………………………………………………………………………
Data Analysis…………………………………………………………………………
Broca’ Aphasia………………………………………………………
Wernicke’s aphasia…………………………………………………
Doctors’ opinions…………………………………………
Final Approach and Some Extra Findings…………

Limitations of the Study…………………………………………………….
Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………
References…………………………………………………………………………

Abbreviations

PBA The Patient of Broca’s Aphasia
PWA The Patient of Wernicke’s Aphasia
EDN The Expert Doctor in Neurology

INTRODUCTION

Language comprehension and production of human beings are subject to some conditions. These conditions are mostly neurological, hence, the term ‘neurolinguistics’ has emerged. The raw-materials of language production are received from the outside source, re-organized and then produced. The whole process is performed in the brain by various component parts of it. Among them Broca’s area...

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