In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Because of this, associative ‘correspondences’ between discursive subjects and incongruent temporal episodes, no matter how unclear, are made possible.
- Instead, he combines an astute perspective on earlier historical and sociological research with a sophisticated apprehension of the discursive dynamics of literary texts.
- His memoir, in a translation that preserves the author's gorgeous, discursive style and his love of wordplay, is a social history embedded within an autobiography.
- His mother, gradually tells the story of his life in a series of letters - written in elegant, discursive prose - to her now absent husband, Franklin.
- But first, I will string you along with some largely unnecessary details presented in a rambling, discursive manner, so as to build suspense and fulfill my word quota.
- The more lengthy and discursive notes of the original forces give way to a short, punchy, military style, often devoid of emotion.
- Her answers are discursive; ask her a question and you'd better be prepared for a 10-minute explanation.
- Occasionally, however, the poet rises above his discursive fray long enough to interrogate the nature of the dispute.
- She is best when her discursive, rambling method strikes something eccentrically sharp and moving; not often in complete poems, though the sustained Lullaby here is a fine exception.
- There must be some important enabling mechanism for people to be so discursive about things.
- It is a long-winded, discursive discussion about benefits and costs, without any clarity at all.
- It was a very difficult email to write - an unusual admission for someone like me, who could probably craft a lengthy, discursive or emotional email out of a shopping list.
- The richness of imagery and metaphor in the biblical writings, in its narrative, poetry, and more discursive writing, is such that it is bound to lead to readings which draw freely on the experience of the readers.
- His monologue, delivered as he perched on the edge of his desk or on a stool, was gentle, discursive and memorized from his own handwritten notes - no cue cards.
- His discursive sentences begin, then wander playfully, searching under a rock for an insight or chasing a firefly to some understanding, before finally tying up, always neatly, his original point.
- Even more commonly the function is a discursive and indecisive meander through various fields of learning for its own sake.
- He has subsequently been accused of paying too little attention to the plays in performance, in effect of treating them as discursive, almost novelistic, works of literature.
- Good style is honest, because it is consistent in the application of its principles - it aspires to integrity of diction, of discursive attitude.
- But over the past few weeks, I've felt that what I've written has neither provided interesting links, nor has it offered the discursive posts that I know I'm quite capable of doing.
- The implication of the new roles for the language was that creative writers seriously attempted those literary forms which had been neglected earlier, for example drama, short stories and discursive prose.
- A concrete way of doing this is to forsake the practice of writing celebratory catalogues about collectors and their unique collections of Japanese objects for the more daunting task of discursive writing on Japanese art.
- The chapter is thus neatly brought full circle and sets the pattern of the book's discursive style, weaving the threads of memory into the present.
- The style is discursive, not doctrinal; persuasive, not proclamatory.
- Rather than engaging in discursive reflection on complex theological questions, they prefer to tell stories.
- Place may be an immediate, pre-conceptual experience, and its knowledge then is intuitive rather than discursive.
- This assumption of a given unacquired intuitive and revelatory source of true judgments transcending discursive reason is both a logical and an empirical imperative.
- Like Socrates, Russell saw philosophy as spoken and conversational, rather than written and discursive.
- In intuition, discursive reasoning of data is not singled out as a special phase.
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.