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From the Ted Talk by Eve Ensler: Happiness in body and soul

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It has taken me, this journey, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met weomn with their faces melted off. It has taken me to juaerz, mecxio, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of women have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to universities all over this conruty, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen terrible, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also recognized, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is wsoherlts and has no value.

Open Cloze

It has taken me, this journey, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met _____ with their faces melted off. It has taken me to ______, ______, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of women have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to universities all over this _______, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen terrible, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also recognized, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is _________ and has no value.

Solution

  1. worthless
  2. juarez
  3. women
  4. mexico
  5. country

Original Text

It has taken me, this journey, to Islamabad, where I have witnessed and met women with their faces melted off. It has taken me to Juarez, Mexico, where I was a week ago, where I have literally been there in parking lots, where bones of women have washed up and been dumped next to Coca-Cola bottles. It has taken me to universities all over this country, where girls are date-raped and drugged. I have seen terrible, terrible, terrible violence. But I have also recognized, in the course of seeing that violence, that being in the face of things and seeing actually what's in front of us is the antidote to depression, and to a feeling that one is worthless and has no value.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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ice cream 5
women love 2
women lined 2
stop violence 2
eat ice 2
met women 2
vanilla ice 2
woman named 2
marsha lopez 2
esther chávez 2
disappeared women 2
female genital 2
genital mutilation 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
eat ice cream 2
vanilla ice cream 2
female genital mutilation 2

Important Words

  1. antidote
  2. bones
  3. bottles
  4. country
  5. depression
  6. drugged
  7. dumped
  8. face
  9. faces
  10. feeling
  11. front
  12. girls
  13. islamabad
  14. journey
  15. juarez
  16. literally
  17. lots
  18. melted
  19. met
  20. mexico
  21. parking
  22. recognized
  23. terrible
  24. universities
  25. violence
  26. washed
  27. week
  28. witnessed
  29. women
  30. worthless