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(136) For, our rational powers, to express the lifelikeness of Time and its pure duration by signs, such as is wrong because this symbol merely statically depicts the livingness of Time and pure duration, which misrepresents the dynamic quality of temporality.
Conversely, legal narratives induce a particular belief or expectation concerning the explanatory value (truthfulness) or verisimilitude (lifelikeness) of the legal and factual realities (Sherwin, 2009, p.
On the one hand, it is reminiscent of a certain self-conscious postmodern playfulness that is somewhat at variance with the show's otherwise unadorned lifelikeness; on the other, it serves to build a 'communal ethos' that situates the production in opposition to conventional television, and highlights its Baltimore roots.
Hechizado ante la "absolute lifelikeness" (2: 664) de la expresion de la joven, intenta buscar una explicacion en el libro, encontrado a su llegada, que contiene las descripciones de las pinturas de la casa.
His critics also discerned, and found exasperating, an excessive degree of lifelikeness in the image.
This position emerges with Furnivall, who recommends the poem on the basis that 'the Master's humour and lifelikeness [...] are well kept up'.
He continues therefore to struggle with the not always pleasant feeling of being a marionette whose lifelikeness distracts from the strings pulled by a puppeteer.
Jerome and Dorothy Singer, for example, suggest that there are two modes of thought: paradigmatic (which is logical, sequential and concerned with truth), and narrative (a 'burst of image' sometimes sequentially described, but concerned with verisimilitude or lifelikeness, not truth).
the lifelikeness of the quasi-tragic treatment of the narrative leaves a
The combination is so shrewdly executed that the spectator would be shocked by the sudden confrontation (normally the painting is covered), but at the same time is moved by the lifelikeness and beauty with which the grim subject is rendered."
Yet what they convince of is fundamentally different: arguments convince one of their truth, stories of their lifelikeness. The one verifies by eventual appeal to procedures for establishing formal and empirical proof.
Unlike quantitative inquiries, qualitative approaches are thus not focused on statistical likelihood but on lifelikeness, or verisimilitude, that allows for a deepened understanding of a given phenomenon.