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Both Petrarch and Chaucer found themselves in "the most desperate predicament of absolutist poetics, namely, the dream of a solitary poet trapped in the immediate presence of a godlike masculine monarch who misinterprets his makynge and finds it personally and sexually insulting" (338).
We have launched an appeal because we believe this decision, which conflicts with an earlier decision by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench, misinterprets the Radiocommunication Act," says Bruce Chapman, Norsat's president and chief executive officer.
In discussing Bartholomew Fair, Slights uses the term "secrecy" in connection with interpretation, arguing that each of the visitors to the Fair misinterprets people and events because he or she can see only through the prism of himself or herself: thus the chapter title "Interpretation as Self-Replication in Bartholomew Fair.