Deeply Awake VIDEO: Parsing Prince’s Death By Kathy Vik 4-30-16

First, to explain that word:

parse

(pärs)

v. parsed, pars·ing, pars·es
v.tr.

1.

a. To break (a sentence) down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function,and syntactical relationship of each part.
b. To describe (a word) by stating its part of speech, form, and syntactical relationships in a sentence.
c. To process (linguistic data such as speech or written language) in real time as it is being spoken or read, inorder to determine its linguistic structure and meaning.
2.

a. To examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components: “What are wemissing by parsing the behavior of chimpanzees into the conventional categories recognized largely from ourown behavior?” (Stephen Jay Gould).
b. To make sense of; comprehend: I simply couldn’t parse what you just said.
3. Computers To analyze or separate (input, for example) into more easily processed components.
v.intr.

To admit of being parsed: sentences that do not parse easily.

[Probably from Middle English pars, part of speech, from Latin pars (ōrātiōnis), part (of speech); see perə- in Indo-European roots.]
A brief meditation on the many realities tickled by Prince’s life, his death, and need to have it explained or justified.
Here it is…..

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