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Mormon's Dilemma: Competing Agendas

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

The majority of the Book of Mormon is narrated by Mormon, who is supposed to have lived at the end of Nephite history, in the fourth century AD. Whether one regards him as a historical figure or a ... More


Barthes and ‘Subtle Forms of Living’

Marielle Macé

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A life cannot be dissociated from its forms (its ways, regimes, spaces, and rhythms) for these forms are also ideas of what life should be. This question is keenly felt today, especially in our ways ... More


Weakness in Writing: A Sense of Audience

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

For the last fifty pages of the Book of Mormon, there is a new narrator, Mormon's son Moroni. He is portrayed as a reluctant writer, the last survivor of his civilization. He is also the narrator ... More


Lexical and Explicative Comments

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A typology of lexical and explicative comments within the Hebrew Bible is presented with diverse examples. Among these is the explicit formulaic use of deictic elements (like ‘that is’; or ‘this ... More


Mass Reach with and without Mass Media

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Newsvine's new group commenting architecture that was designed to help make governable the behavior and (frequent lack of) norms exhibited by users. It first describes ... More


Propositions and truth

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in Language in Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559473
eISBN:
9780191721137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559473.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Thought as expressed in language is propositionally structured. The notion of proposition is explained in a historical context. Utterance tokens are per se context‐dependent: they are contextually ... More


Themistocles: constructions of motivation (Books VII–IX)

Emily Baragwanath

in Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231294
eISBN:
9780191710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231294.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses Herodotus' presentation of Themistocles' motives, taking as a test case the general's rhetoric and conduct at Andros (9.109-110) and after. It reconsiders the possibility of ... More


Concluding Remarks

Megan Perigoe Stitt

in Metaphors of Change in the Language of Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Scott, Gaskell, and Kingsley

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184423
eISBN:
9780191674242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184423.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter summarizes the analysis and observations derived from the careful studies of the three primary novels and fictions of Scott, Gaskell, and Kingsley. Included in the final chapter are ... More


Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Victoria A. "Farrar-Myers and Justin S. Vaughn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From the presidential race to the battle for the office of New York City mayor, American political candidates' approach to new media strategy is increasingly what makes or breaks their campaign. ... More


Boyhood

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the childhood of Prince Charles, who was born on May 29, 1630. Historians who have previously studied and examined this period in the prince's life have made a number of ... More


The Ridicule Test as the Basis for Actionability

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines how a publication is actionable under the ridicule test, and the extent to which the test protects reputation. The formation of the test from 1680-1936 shows no clear sense of ... More


The Magistrate’s Comments on Receiving; the Complaint *

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the various comments a magistrate may make in receiving a complaint. These comments are considered to be the magistrate's response to the petition or complaint. Comments of ... More


Political Philosophy in Action: Developing the Minimum Core Approach to Socio-Economic Rights

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter advocates a modified version of the ‘minimum core approach’ adopted by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in its third General Comment. It is argued ... More


Topic–comment modulation

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in The Logic of Language: Language From Within Volume II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559480
eISBN:
9780191721144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559480.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Topic—comment modulation (TCM), the third main ingredient of discourse semantics besides anaphora and presuppositions, is the structuring of sentence meaning into two constituents, a given topic and ... More


Transparency and Domestic Regulations in Services

Panagiotis Delimatsis

in International Trade in Services and Domestic Regulations: Necessity, Transparency, and Regulatory Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533152
eISBN:
9780191714528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533152.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of the role of the principle of transparency within the overall GATS framework. It reviews with a critical eye the ongoing GATS negotiations relating to ... More


The Practice of Prescription

Lynda Mugglestone

in Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter focuses on the actualities of speech in the late 18th and 19th centuries, though even this tends to illustrate just how omnipresent were the images and assumptions about accent and ... More


Essential Health Benefits and the Affordable Care Act: Law and Process

Nicholas Bagley and Helen Levy

in The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores the questions of whether the benchmark approach to determine essential health benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a lawful exercise of the Department of Health and ... More


Descartes: Innate Ideas

Nicholas Jolley

in The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238195
eISBN:
9780191597824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238193.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It is well known that Descartes revived the ancient doctrine of innate ideas. However, it is doubtful whether Descartes advanced a single doctrine that employs the same concept of innateness ... More


Melville by Design

Wyn Kelley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Wyn Kelley describes how students in her seminar Mapping Melville use tools developed in MIT’s HyperStudio to make new and surprising discoveries of deeply canonical texts. As students experimented ... More


Coherence

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Parts I and II covered words and sentences and part III covered interactive features. But most texts—arguments in particular—consist of sentences combined into meaningful, coherent passages, the ... More


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