In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1formal (dissertation)disertación feminine
- However, it's an interesting discourse on an unusual writing career.
- It is one of the few discourses to address the topic of lay ethics.
- Whenever she brought their conversation to a subject he found interesting, he gave longwinded discourses verging on speeches.
- Sure enough, the reader of this collection finds a range of perspectives on and approaches to early modern texts and discourses, from highly theorized essays to more straightforward historical explorations of gender in the period.
- The problem stems from critics' readiness to appeal to literature as a form of critique of legal discourse without enquiring into the discourses informing the writing, reading, and interpretation of literature itself.
- They argued, discussed, rendered discourses and critiqued each other's theories.
- Imperialism is a term often used as a rhetorical flourish and definitions vary especially in academic discourse and social discussion tracts.
- We have noted above that several Gnostic writings are post-resurrection discourses or dialogues.
- Valuable tips to raise themselves from mere seekers to achievers were provided by way of formal discourses, informal lectures, and games.
- Just a short discourse and then this topic is closed on my blog henceforth.
- In so doing, she literally connected discourses on Victorian manners and Mormon theology.
- It may not lead to long discussions and discourses.
- Both men and women are implicated in formal as well as informal gift-giving, although the most formal presentations and discourses are executed by men.
- The author thoughtfully weaves patches of personal history with discourses on topics so fundamental to her growth as a young woman coming of age in Alabama.
- He prefaced his speech with a discourse on the need of friendship.
- My son will deliver a discourse on a Torah topic, and each of his grandfathers will say a few words.
- A dissertation is a detailed discourse or treatise on a particular topic that provides a new perspective to a phenomenon.
- Both female and male writers drew on these discourses in their writing.
- Woven of prior discourses, the text is ultimately related to all of culture.
- Further, the economy of words and gestures in ritual speech serves to form and catechize in ways that formal discourse about this practice cannot.
1.2formal (talk)conversación feminine
- Fear, whether it is quelled or stimulated, provides the capacity to both control and manipulate a variety of social and political discourses.
- He who controls the discourse wins the argument.
- I hope I can help change the political discourse in this country.
- I think this is about the quality of our political discourse.
- So what are the fruits of our actions in the political discourse?
- Thus, we can identify strains of our current discourse in debates held nearly 40 years ago.
- Each transformation adds to the political power of the discourse.
- However, we are not optimistic given the trends in current political discourse surrounding debate of issues such as the foreshore.
- They are an expression of ideas, a discussion, a debate, a discourse.
- How, then, can we force a change in the media systems that dominate the discourse and misinform the debate?
- Ideas about class and class conflict have disappeared from political discourses.
- The preservation discourse speaks to the practice of individual responsibility for maintaining health.
- The idea has also entered the public discourse, influencing debates on school curriculums and standardised tests.
- The fact that violence was mostly reproduced within interface communities meant that political discourses, in such places, were tied to the realities of vulnerability and threat.
- These are issues that should be at the forefront of political debate and election discourse.
- In speaking the academic discourse of philosophy, the debaters have lost their discursive, if not their literal, accents.
- It is something that is quite literally built, brick by brick, and at each level of society you understand what the parameters are of political discourse and political debate.
- One can imagine the consequences to the political discourse.
- Someone has finally written a book that lifts the discourse of our current political debate to a higher level.
- In this, her work is a model for scholars attempting to understand the political discourse and social imaginaries of subaltern communities of all kinds.
- Second, resolving this underspecification requires reasoning about how the presupposition is rhetorically connected to the discourse context.
- As a result, the work of literature is itself a concrete utterance within those discourses, existing on the same discursive plane as a contribution to their verbal-ideological life.
- The investigation focused on how non-native speakers use intonation to signal meaning in the structure of their discourse.
- Although some readers would have liked to see additional chapters on discourse and pragmatics, I have kept the same choice of topics.
- All three examples are from the very first sentences of their essays; possessives are being used to introduce discourse referents.
1disertarto discourse (up)on sth — disertar sobre algo
- Show me then what I shall accomplish by discoursing with you.
- They speak directly to the emotions, and they discourse about the things in life that really matter.
- He read the daily paper and after digesting would discourse on current events.
- A quilter, she discourses regularly on the simple joys of stitching cloth, of creating harmony from scraps.
- Romeo stumbled back and forth across the stage, spending most of the scene discoursing to the audience about Juliet's beauty while hardly looking at her.
- He would never miss an opportunity, in the prologues or epilogues to these programs, to discourse upon the importance of being frightened, of having your spine tingled.
- There was scarcely a subject on which he could not discourse with humor and invention, from the depressive mood of the country to its other civic troubles.
- Choose a field of research, and Aristotle laboured in it; pick an area of human endeavour, and Aristotle discoursed upon it.
- He discoursed about trees, from the cedars of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows from the wall.
- While at the museum, he contributed essays to numerous books and kept up a prodigious lecture schedule, discoursing on the past and present of fashion at museums and universities around the country.
- He spent half an hour waving his hands over my knees while discoursing on his life as a school-master and politics.
- His success with women is not to be wondered at: whatever might be their interests, he had the range of information and experience that gave him the ability to discourse knowledgeably on almost any topic under the sun.
- Time and time again, I will find myself discoursing with random people, all over the city, lately even in different states.
- But whenever he has spoken about the guru, he has discoursed for not less than one-and-a-half hours.
- While the two of us waited for the meeting to start, I sat rapt as Duncan discoursed on the origins of class society.
- I only discoursed on that pleasing subject because news is scarce.
- It also allowed him to discourse on an important phenomenon that was gaining prominence at the time: the conflict between piety and wealth.
- After an anxious search of three days they found Him in the Temple, discoursing with the learned doctors of the law.
- Meanwhile, fellow students were discoursing on what was to me the arcane subject of process theology.
- The Party members, after all, aren't shy about discoursing on moral standards or reluctant to translate the most basic of those standards into law.
- It will be particularly salutary because it allows us to discourse again about self-discipline, self-mastery, and maybe even the exercise of the will.
- He's been doing the rounds of the newspapers portraying himself as the victim of press intrusion into his private life, and discoursing on identity and being proud to be English.
- One senses that he misses being in a classroom discoursing with students.
- So the clippers frequently fall silent while he discourses on the usual topics beloved of barbers: holidays, football, etc.
- He was in a pensive mood on this night, even when collectively discoursing with the trio.
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