In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1falacia patética femenino
- Literary critics call it the pathetic fallacy: just as there's no such thing as a lonely mountain, there can be no such thing as a ‘selfish gene’.
- Of late he had a deeper understanding of pathetic fallacy as Ruskin had called it.
- No pathetic fallacy here, nature remains impervious to human crises.
- This is not quite what Ruskin called the pathetic fallacy, that conviction of fellow-feeling between men and nature; it's more like the demonic fallacy.
- I question this, taking it to be nothing more than idle pathetic fallacy.
- Such intelligence prevents any recourse to the pathetic fallacy.
- It is the pathetic fallacy made literal - Winston's thoughts really do appear in the world, are indistinguishable from it.
- The room had darkened, as if obeying the laws of pathetic fallacy.
- Wordsworth in particular used the pathetic fallacy with great seriousness, not as a decorative device, but its use declined after Ruskin's formulation.
- Of course, thinking that the daffodils were actually extending a welcome to me is a pathetic fallacy.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.