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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

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 life. Path of the journey corresponds to ways of living. Obstacles along the way

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

? The second one: how and to what degree are idioms motivated in relation to two languages? How do different languages express idiomatic meanings? And four: how and to what degree do the cultural ideological backgrounds underlying particular languages play a role in the expression of idiomatic meanings

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

could have been used instead of “rebuilds his life”. So the question is: Is there any motivation for this particular metaphor? I would say yes. The reason is, we find out from the article, that’s why we have to look at the entire discourse to see what motivates a particular metaphorical use and why. It

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

modern life and to construct her subjectivity in a way that challenges the dominant order. I will demonstrate how a shift to time can reveal the possibility of instances that allow subjects to be situated within dominant spaces while concomitantly withdrawing and abandoning the system, even if only for a

In: Protest und Verweigerung / Protest and Refusal

readily acknowledges, has prepared him for a life of extensive travel, it has also shaped the reception of his work when, for instance, in a review of Der Weltensammler a critic describes him as a “collector of worlds in his own right” and suggests that this particular novel would not exist without

In: Protest und Verweigerung / Protest and Refusal
Author: Hagit Shefer

noun either in combination with an adjective such as seder naxon (correct order) or in a genitive or possessive compound such as seder haxaim (lit. order of life=manner of living) as in (7b). The examples in (7) illustrate a host-class expansion (Himmelmann, 2004: 32) which takes place in the shift

In: Language Dynamics and Change
Author: Siri Lamoureaux

, motivated by the need for recognition and the imperative to read the Bible. It has been extraordinarily successful, if not for generating a great tradition of literacy, at the very least in its ideological and symbolic role, and the kinds of gendered subjects it produces. The idea that language is thought

In: Faits de Langues
Author: André Otto

as fundamentally discontinuous and scattered. Against the (neo-)romantic tradition of the English pastoral and a “poetry of place” 5 in the vein of Donald Davie’s The Shires , Fisher, via the late-modernist and American influences, represents “a local universalism”. 6 He combines a life

In: Poetica

language was arguably gradually moving away from such combinations. 3.3 The deadverbial suggestion We will return later in a couple of other contexts to the issue of whether any of the branches provides evidence of having inherited a living decasuative process from an earlier

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In: Indo-European Linguistics