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2) mental (Edwards functionalizes them, treats a mental property as a long disjunct of realizers with the result that a mental property is an unnatural class of realizers); (3) moral (the realist can take these as universals or tropes and the antirealist can take them as referents of moral predicates.
As Ulin's work reveals, though, even as our historical understanding of the medieval period has counterbalanced Cambrensis's account with the Irish annals, the tropes from his causal narrative prove irresistible to writers of creative works and political discourse.
But what does it mean to re-enter the art of rhetoric via a detour through cognitive science in order to identify particular tropes as "cognitive" as opposed to merely (Lyne, to his credit, would want me to say, simply) figurative?
In Chapter Three, Ehring argues that trope individuation is a primitive; he also argues for the possibility of medium-size tropes like the redness of one's shirt.
It is this dilemma that Crafts addresses in her final manipulation of the trope, a revision not only of the tropes in Brown but also in Jacobs.
With specific regard to the tropes, Cosart makes some intriguing yet unsupported claims that Celtic practices may inform the poetic designs of their texts (p.
The Candelaio is filled with two common tropes that emphasize the unidirectionality of the characters' thinking: brachylogia and systrophe.
The play on "pen," penis, and the patriarchal biases against creative women that reduced them to subjects within male-authored texts and gave them marginal access to publishers and publication is one of many powerful tropes Gilbert and Gubar use to explore the "anxiety of female authorship" (12-13).
One combination of objects, that includes fried eggs, coat hangers, and fish, recurs throughout as a "feminine" trope.
But then he also drags out old tropes about excessive test preparation and the ethical issues posed by such practices.
Sherri Broder analyzes how the tropes of waifs, tramps, fallen women, and dangerous mothers were used by working people, the labor movement, and reformers to negotiate respectability and family.