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Groundedness: The Typicality of Case

John M. Anderson

in Modern Grammars of Case

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297078
eISBN:
9780191711404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297078.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter makes a distinction between syntactic category and lexical word-class, and shows that the semantic basis of functors (and other functional categories) is not limited to them. The ... More


Godly Prototypes

Jessica Martin

in Walton’s Lives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

In seeking generic prototypes for biography of the kind that Walton wrote, this chapter makes reference to eulogy and Plutarchan biography as discussed in the previous chapters. In this chapter, ... More


Descriptive science of the arts

Anjan Chatterjee

in The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811809
eISBN:
9780199369546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811809.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

When neuroscientists and psychologists study visual art, they typically focus on prototypical artworks, rather than on artworks that seem marginal. Descriptive science of the arts draws parallels ... More


The First Frontier: Thomas Hooker and the New England Puritans

S. Scott Rohrer

in Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833728
eISBN:
9781469604305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895870_rohrer.4
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers a prototypical migration that explores the nuances of Protestant mobility and provides a baseline for comparison. It observes that the decision by a Puritan group known as Thomas ... More


Queer Gazes and Identifications

Christopher Pullen

in Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748694846
eISBN:
9781474418485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694846.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the hetero media gaze in relation to queer subjectivity and narcissism, exploring the prototypical filmic representation of queer desire in early Hollywood cinema, and the ... More


A Case Study: Apologies

Geoffrey Leech

in The Pragmatics of Politeness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195341386
eISBN:
9780190225933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341386.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter focuses on a particular type of speech event manifesting politeness: the apology. First, the nature of speech-event categories such as apology is investigated. There are rarely ... More


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