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burke

to murder in such a way as to leave no marks on the body, usually by suffocation.
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The Burke wet weather gear proved more comfortable.
Over time, the Burke sailing clothing range expanded too with the result that the Burke factory at Rydalmere, Sydney became a busy manufacturing operation.
About 15 years ago Burke decided he would like to add top of the line wet weather gear to his range and met with the makers of the Henri Lloyd range in England to discuss manufacturing their sail clothing under licence.
Meanwhile, Burke also gained a licence to produce clothing using Gortex fabric which resulted in significant technical improvements to the Burke line of wet weather gear.
The Burke manufacturing business was steadily expanding but it became clear to Martin and Shari Burke that their products would eventually become uncompetitive against imports.
On Wess' reading, Burke calls us to the conversation forming the agon of history-to discursively refashion the "grounds" of our social order (36-38).
Like Bygrave and Wess, Biesecker sees Burke as a figure with much to offer contemporary theories of social change: it is "an alternative theorization of the relations of structure and subject that, in taking rhetoric seriously into account, can admit the role of human agency in the making and unmaking of social structures and history without resurrecting the sovereign subject of Enlightenment philosophy" (9).
In an edited collection such as Bernard Brock's 1999 volume, Kenneth Burke and the 21st Century, the structural continuity characteristic of Biesecker is necessarily sacrificed, in favor of an eclectic mix of scholars, whose versions of Burke are more dissimilar than Mike.
Questioning the relationship between Burke and feminism, Karen Foss and Cindy White offer a third term, "being," between action and motion, which, they argue, recasts public argument as "the creation of an environment in which others can change" (105).
As Burke came increasingly to see the importance of the sentiments in nourishing human sociability, he altered his 1757 account both of the sublime, as that which inspires awe and dread in subjects, as well as the beautiful, as that which is of significantly less momentous concern for political society.
Every reader of Burke inevitably comes up against his almost hysterical flights of rhetoric, most notably the dramatic account of the Jacobin assault on Marie Antoinette.
84), White modifies Burke in order to recover from him an important lesson.