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The lexical bundles often point to cross-clausal and cross-phrasal fixedness, which is impossible to discover with a different methodology.
Instead piot is one instance which reveals both the relational and individualistic aspects of personhood in Lihir, particularly expressed through themes of fixedness in place and mobility.
The fixedness of the poles stand to mark this place, one's place, the viewers' place of perception, vision and a moment in time.
This fixedness is an assertion of the poet's own distinctive presence as a female artist in a patriarchal culture, but it also materializes the absence of Nanking's three-hundred-thousand casualties.
Chimerical design, on the contrary, instead of being directed to conceptuality and fixedness as the above-mentioned strategies do, is based on the sensitive emotional experience of mass audience, which maintains a balance between joint pleasure and mere social irritation.
The fixedness of Curnow's notion of human nature as perfectly (and perpetually) damaged, and the bid for control that it produces, is crucially linked to a shutting down of points of view in the poem.
I liked E-Prime because eliminating the word "is" takes some fixedness out of our thinking.
adults' speech is relatively fixed for both psycholinguistic (critical period effects) and sociolinguistic reasons (relative fixedness of social identity);
The fixedness of this phrase, 'former selves'--drafts as an array of previous poems, each with a life of its own--aligns itself with Edna Longley's notion of the poem as historical artefact; for Michael Longley, a finished poem from the past reflects an essential historical truth about the moment in which it was written.
One feels that each, in different ways, has confronted the fixedness of a poetic identity and managed to break it open, to begin again.
In generating exemplars that fit the category things to save from a burning house (see Barsalou, 1983), people employ knowledge of (a) the properties of fire, (b) the monetary and sentimental value of things, and (c) the transportability of things in terms of their weight, fixedness, and known limits of human anatomy.