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Linguistic Intelligence


Linguistic Intelligence is defined as having the following criteria:
  
a deep understanding of words and a sensitivity to the literal and figurative meanings of words,
highly developed oral and written communication skills,
knowledge of grammar rules and when it is appropriate to disregard those rules,
sensitivity to the musical qualities and rhythms of words,
knowledge of the many different uses for language, such as persuasion, information, or pleasure.
Poets, writers, and public speakers are examples of linguistically intelligent people.
Maya Angelou, William Shakespeare, and Abraham Lincoln are famous examples of linguistically intelligent people.
 
 

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