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Author: Faye Stewart

aspirations that motivate characters ultimately cause them harm or become their undoing. The problematic object for Kleist’s Samia is her dream of living out her passion for running in a better life for herself as well as for her loved ones. Beyond her hopes of again competing in the Olympic Games, Samia

In: Protest und Verweigerung / Protest and Refusal

correspondences. The traveler of course corresponds to the person leading a life. The journey corresponds to living a life. The destination corresponds to the purpose or goal of life. The stages of the journey correspond to stages in life. The distance covered along the journey corresponds to the progress made in

In: Ten Lectures on Figurative Meaning-Making: The Role of Body and Context
Author: Marie Nelson

's Juliana and Elene and the anonymous Judith, three 105 poems that have now received a considerable amount of critical attention,4 show how natural it was for poets living in a time when both women and men could be heroes to use their native tradition to turn what they learned from books into new

In: Structures of Opposition in Old English Poems

completely different way in the love is fire metaphor or in the life is fire metaphor. It looks like we have a more general kind of conceptual metaphor, a higher-level metaphor that we can call intensity is heat . That seems to motivate the particular specific-level conceptual metaphors, which in turn

In: Ten Lectures on Figurative Meaning-Making: The Role of Body and Context
Author: Marie Nelson

's speech first reasserts itself as the subject of a verb, that verb, geseah, does not carry a sense of strongly motivated, or even voluntary action. The Cross, however, sees the totally motivated choice of Christ to yield up His own life; and we see the Cross of the dreamer's inward vision caught in an

In: Structures of Opposition in Old English Poems

hammer me into a crowbar” and so on. The basic story is the same: God is making people and this is a big part of the western religious system, and we can say that because Sandburg shares this global religious symbolic system—it seems to motivate his use of this particular metaphor. Let’s take another

In: Ten Lectures on Figurative Meaning-Making: The Role of Body and Context
Author: George Lakoff

that occurs around the world. Now as part of this metaphor, there is another very important case, which is external events can affect you. That is, something that happens outside can cause you to do something else, and can make a change in your life. So if achieving a purpose is reaching a

In: Ten Lectures on Cognitive Linguistics
Author: Marie Nelson

wrong. Here, on the level of ethical opposition, a hero, motivated by concern for others, risks his life to gain peace and security for the~ knowing it is right that he should do so. In the third version, the opposition of life and death has lost almost all importance. What matters 103 is that the

In: Structures of Opposition in Old English Poems
Author: R. M. W. Dixon

16  Living a Life The narrative thus far will have shown the reader what sort of person I am. Here is how I perceive it. I value truth, honesty and effort. Judge things as they are, not in terms of any current fashion. Judge people as they are, not in terms of who their parents or patrons are or

In: I am a Linguist

with the following words (my backtranslation): You are gripped by fear  you stall And live. And the debacle continues living from your life. Finish this world Finish your life. This very minute. Now. With a dagger No Shakespeare (Arden) Himonas Backtranslation 6 (1.1.46–47) Bar: Looks a not like the

In: Remapping Habitus in Translation Studies