Daily Archives: June 15, 2011

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Word Clouds Illuminating Interpretation: Lamentations

Yesterday, as simply a means of illustrating the announcement about the new book on Lamentations I quickly created two word clouds of the Book of Lamentations and the Targum of Lamentations. As with Ruth there are some interesting observations one can make from this simple graphic. For those not familiar, Wordle.net  tags the words you input and produces a “cloud” of words. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source […]