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An Interactionally Situated Analysis of What Prompts Shift in the Motion Verbs Come and Go in a Map Task

Anna Filipi and Roger Wales

in Spatial Language and Dialogue

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199554201
eISBN:
9780191721236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554201.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter provides a fine-grained analysis of the interactions involving shifts in the motion verbs come and go in a map task. It finds that verb shifting was aligned to shifts in spatial ... More


Anti-Empathy

Peter Goldie

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The aim of this chapter is to challenge the idea that it is ethically a good thing to seek to empathise with other people, where ‘empathy’ means empathetic perspective-shifting: consciously and ... 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


Two Routes to Empathy:: Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience

Alvin I. Goldman

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This article proposes a distinction between two kinds of empathy, or routes to empathy: mirroring empathy and reconstructive empathy. The focus is on a minimal sense of empathy, i.e., interpersonal ... More


Computing perspective shift in narratives

Márta Abrusán

in The Language of Fiction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198846376
eISBN:
9780191881534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846376.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Natural language allows changing the point of view in narrative texts without overt perspective-shifting operators. A well-known example of such a perspective shift is free indirect discourse. But ... More


The Language of Fiction

Emar Maier and Andreas Stokke (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198846376
eISBN:
9780191881534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846376.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Language of Fiction brings together new research on fiction from philosophy and linguistics. Fiction is a topic that has long been studied in philosophy. Yet recently there has been a surge of ... More


Grief in Motion: Parallax and Orbing in Tennyson

Anna Henchman

in The Starry Sky Within: Astronomy and the Reach of the Mind in Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686964
eISBN:
9780191770449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686964.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows that Tennyson’s In Memoriam A.H.H employs astronomical images to create rapid and disorienting shifts in perspective. Tennyson draws on his extensive knowledge of astronomy to ... More


The past and present converge

Naomi Woodspring

in Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

‘The past and present converge,’ and the following one are the heart of this book. The voices of interviewees are brought together as the concepts of time and embodiment come to life through their ... More


Future reference and current relevance with the French composed past

Louis de Saussure

in Future Times, Future Tenses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199679157
eISBN:
9780191758294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679157.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates reference to future eventualities with the composed past in French. The French composed past has an ambiguous meaning, corresponding to either a present perfect or a ... More


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