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Justices’ Questions and Statements

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Justices have complete power over the content of the oral argument. They can—and do—interrupt advocates only a few words into advocates’ opening statements. They can—and do—ask questions ranging from ... More


A Bidirectional View of Executive Function and Social Interaction

Suzanne Hala, Penny Pexman, Emma Climie, Kristin Rostad, and Melanie Glenwright

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, we explore the idea that the relation between social interaction and executive functions might be best characterized as bi-directionaldirectional. That is, that while developing ... More


An Employee Sues Her Employer

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

An employee's resignation from her very responsible position in a company was followed by a series of ongoing contractual relationships, to which many other employees objected to her continuation. ... More


The Edge of Respectability

Erika Lorraine Milam

in Creatures of Cain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181882
eISBN:
9780691185095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181882.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter concerns the insights of Elaine Morgan, particularly in her 1972 book, The Descent of Woman. In this book, she argues that all theories of human evolution to date were based on a ... More


Strong Feelings

JOHN BAYLEY

in Housman's Poems

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the ways Housman uses the voice of sarcasm to make his point with a very special and personal simplicity and fervour. The poems of Housman that show strong feelings are ... More


The Shoemaker (ΣΚΥΤΕΥΣ‎)

Graham Zanker (ed.)

in Herodas: Mimiambs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about Mêtrô in Herodas' Mimiamb 7, who made clear contact with Kerdôn and is on equal intimate footing with him. It analyses the line on Kerdôn selling shoes to Mêtrô's companions, ... More


Max Jeanne's Western: Eschatological Sarcasm in the Postcolony

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two cinepoetic works of the early postcolonial era (1955-1971) to show that cinepoetry was invoked for yet another purpose besides utopian experimentation and poststraumatic ... More


Introduction to Part III

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717188
eISBN:
9780191785931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717188.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This Introduction looks back at the arguments presented in Part II, which explained a range of interpretive effects by appeal to particular linguistic rules rather than generative interpretive ... More


“Wondering Under Which Head I Come”: Sounding Anna Julia Cooper’s Fin-de-Siècle Song

Regis M. Fox

in Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Anna Julia Cooper condemns ideals of abstraction and universality within the traditions of U.S. Constitutionalism, Episcopalianism, and in the literature of leading establishment writers, including ... More


The Experienced Distinction between What Is Said and Implicated Content

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the phenomenological notion of implicated content. It’s shown that the distinction between what the nonprofessional perceives as what is said and what is implicated is robust. ... More


Sarcasmos

David Marno

in Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415970
eISBN:
9780226416021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416021.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter argues that Donne not only recognizes distraction as a challenge to his pursuit of attention, but he figures it prominently in the Holy Sonnets by using the rhetorical trope of ... More


Humor in the Music Classroom

Bridget Sweet

in Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199372065
eISBN:
9780190457662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372065.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 6 focuses on humor in the adolescent music classroom. Adolescents can be very funny people and humor provides a natural way to connect with and guide them. In addition, as adolescents can ... More


Language: Power Plays in Communication

Elisabeth Camp

in Philosophy for Girls: An Invitation to a Life of Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190072919
eISBN:
9780190072957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072919.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Words are used for many things: to describe, to plan and promise, to invite and command. They are also used to wound—to demean, insult, and exclude. The fact that words can have such potent, ... More


The Scope of Interpretive Reasoning

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717188
eISBN:
9780191785931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717188.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers the role of open-ended inference in interpretation. It introduces examples that provide plausible cases of non-conventionalized patterns of interpretation: metaphor; ... More


Presenting Utterances: Sarcasm, Irony, and Humor

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717188
eISBN:
9780191785931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717188.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines cases that are generally thought of as non-serious, echoic, or pretenseful uses of utterances. In particular, it explores sarcasm, which is described as an invitation to explore ... More


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