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What should the Buddhist attitude be to rebirth if one accepts that it is inconsistent with current science? This chapter critically engages forms of Buddhist agnosticism that adopt a position of uncertainty about rebirth but nevertheless recommend ‘behaving as if’ it were true. What does it mean to behave as if rebirth were true, and are Buddhist...
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Fedorov A.V. A Thousand and One Most Box Office Soviet Movies: Opinions of Film Critics and Viewers. Moscow: SM "Information for All", 2023. 1270 p. Third edition, revised and enlarged. How does the list of the thousand of the most popular Soviet films look like? Why did these Soviet films become a box office leaders? Which Soviet directors can...
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This short chapter explores ‘dark destinations’ associated with crime fiction. It focuses on Ian Rankin’s Rebus detective novels, set in Edinburgh, and the guided tour of Edinburgh that is inspired by the novels. In doing this, the chapter reflects on the portrayal of urban life, crime and policing in the novels and tour.
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In this article, I argue that the cognitive value of narrative arts is an epistemic understanding of a complex set of facts. My argument is the following; because we are epistemically limited agents (in a sense of our cognitive capacity and motivation); engagement with narrative arts is the optimal way to familiarize ourselves with complex world ph...
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Stendhal’s «Red and Black», translated by Raymond N. MacKenzie for the University of Minnesota Press in 2022, is considered by many to be among the greatest masterpieces of 19th-century French fiction.
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There are many claims that gamification (i.e., using game elements outside games) impact decreases over time (i.e., the novelty effect). Most studies analyzing this effect focused on extrinsic game elements, while fictional and collaborative competition have been recently recommended. Additionally, to the best of our knowledge, no long-term researc...
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For Paul Auster, a room is in essence “the substance of solitude itself”, a spatially defined solitude. In this respect, the phenomenon has transcended its physical limitations and assumed existential and philosophical significance. In his writings, a room is first and foremost an architectural space that a solitary writer occupies. Besides, it is...
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This paper describes the AI Holodeck, a co-creative software prototype that creates virtual scenes from the user input text, inspired by the fictional Holodeck virtual reality device from the science fiction series Star Trek. This application collects common-sense knowledge from annotated datasets and reference images. It uses this knowledge to pop...
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Within the field of Holocaust Studies the last decade has witnessed a turn to the figure of the perpetrator, who had hitherto received little attention due to ethical, legal and psychological reasons. A similar turn can also be observed in connection with the study of empathy. In this context, the concept of “negative empathy,” intended as a sharin...
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The use of asteroid resources could benefit future space missions. Instead of lifting the necessary materials off the Earth, they can be then sourced directly in space. Asteroid capture missions aim to bring asteroids closer to Earth, where they can be permanently accessed. This paper introduces a new strategy for asteroid capture missions, where t...
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The transition to kindergarten can be a memorable, yet stressful time for children and families. For children with disabilities and their caregivers, the transition to kindergarten can be especially difficult due to changes in environment, supports, and services that occur as part of the transition. The purpose of this article is to highlight speci...
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This research aims to analyze astral projection as a concept of Death and Dying by using an analytical approach to postmodern fiction in the Insidious film script. This research shows that astral projection is a skill possessed by a person to leave his physical body and explore an astral world or a spirit world. Astral projection is a concept of de...
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This study discusses a matter of cultural identity faced by diaspora individuals in Akhil Sharma’s novel Family Life. As a diasporic Indian American, Sharma depicts that cultural identity is problematic, especially for an individual who experiences two or more conflicted cultures from home left behind and the home this individual has moved to. S...
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This study is carried out to answer the research questions what are the characteristics of intrinsic elements, include is plot, character, and background of the Arabic fictitious narrative writing of Indonesian language native students? This study is qualitative. The approach used is socio-psycho structural. Data are verbal such as: (1) fictitious...
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The journal review discussed a poem entitled "perhaps because of the moon" by W.S Rendra. In understanding the meaning and understanding symbols so that they can appreciate poetry well. In this journal, discussions about the meaning of poetry, the elaboration of literary works, and, the presentation of an analysis of the meaning of marking, symbols...
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This paper focuses on issues and discourses about the crisis found in dystopian science fiction novels (dystopian sf). In this case, the 3 Hunger Game Trilogy trilogy(2008-2010), Maze Runner Trilogy(2009-2011), Divergent Trilogy(2011-2013) are used as the main objects to see to what extent reading these SF dystopian novels conveys issues and discou...
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The transition from traditional media to new media provides a change in the media communication system with the audience, which was originally transmitive, narrowcast and centralized to dialectical, broadcast and dispersed. New media provides a space for audiences to interpret media content, with its dialectical system, meaning becomes plural and h...
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This study aims to describe the character of the story who is the bearer of the prophetic message in Kuntowijoyo's fiction. This research is the existence of grandfather and child figures and the relationship between the two figures in carrying out prophetic messages. Sources of research data are novels and a collection of short stories written by...
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Literature juxtaposes the impact and the consequences of historical or fictional incidents with reference to certain literary movements. We cannot deny the truth that life of human beings is filled with innumerable, inevitable, jeopardous calamities and epidemics from time immemorial. History has explored civilization, death and disasters in variou...
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The article is devoted to the study of legal nature of the mechanism for association of legal entities. Such associations of legal entities are realized in order to attract not only capital and other production resources, including labor, but also in order to satisfy nonproperty interests. Legal capacity of legal entities in the process of their me...
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The miniseries When They See Us constitutes an example of how a based-on-real-events fiction work can add to its poetic role the ability to participate in shaping democracy. Although journalism is not its central issue, this Netflix series makes a representation of the press in which it shows how the media failed in fulfilling its democratic role a...
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"Place and Displacement: Micro-narratives of (un) settlement" is a collaborative workshop between the University of Sheffield School of Architecture and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-La Villette funded by the French Embassy in the UK and co-led by Dr. Xiang Ren and Associate Professor Jim Njoo. It aims to explore narrative...
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Las escrituras del presente son precarias porque así lo es el tiempo que las alumbra, complejo e inestable. Bajo la pretensión de radiografiar las principales tendencias de la literatura hispánica contemporánea, el presente volumen reúne trece trabajos que atienden específicamente a sus elementos formales. Así, tras un prólogo en el que Francisca N...
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Climate change is difficult to connect with personally, because people only regard the phenomenon as important if it becomes a perceived threat to themselves. Arguments like statistics and policy debates are extrinsic motivators, which do not necessarily align people’s own intrinsic motives with those of climate action. Instead, narratives and visu...
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This volume analyzes the “seeing-through utterances” that cross the psychological territoriality between characters and the “seeing-through” acts that explain them. It reveals that their functions may be related to the themes of the works. What this suggests is that Kafka may have intentionally used seeing-through utterances in in-text conversation...
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Resumen En el presente artículo se analiza cómo la chilena Lina Meruane, en Sangre en el ojo (2012), y la argentina Mercedes Halfon, en El trabajo de los ojos (2017), elaboran una narración fragmentada mediante las voces de dos protagonistas con problemas de visión. El punto de vista de las narradoras se vuelve vacilante, mostrando el esqueleto mec...
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Civility is formed by social norms that guide our behavior and allow us to interact appropriately with others. These norms affect everyone and are learned through the socialization process. However, in the same process, people also learn gender norms that dictate how men and women should behave, leading to gender stereotypes and differentiated beha...
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This study examines the possible influence of formalising women's cooperatives on Jordan's informal economy. At the same time, to produce empirical evidence from a theoretical perspective, we study how the crucial challenges of the informal economy affect formalisation. This is an empirical study, both descriptive and inferential, in which several...
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The paper is devoted to the consideration of the specifics of the descriptive type of speech and the study of the features of the functioning of verb predicates in the context of the genre description paradigm. The empirical basis of the work is fiction, descriptive texts are selected from the works of Russian classics of the 19th-20th centuries. T...
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Inleiding In een artikel over memoires voor de in 1958 verschenen Algemene Winkler Prins gebruikte de historicus Jacques Presser de term 'egodocument'. Hij bedoelde daarmee geschriften met een 'uitgesproken persoonlijk karakter', zoals brieven, memoires of dagboeken. Vandaag de dag verschijnen met de regelmaat van de klok egodocumenten, waarin met...
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The study explores Metaphorical Constructions in Post-colonial Fictions By Sidhwa and Desai that affects the female identity appears in Fasting Feasting and The Crow Eaters. Desai and Sidhwa are prominent south Asian writers of postcolonial literature. "Fasting Feasting" and "The Crow Eaters" are considered representations of numerous civilizations...
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Resumen La pandemia por COVID acarreó problemas de diversa índole, no solo los relacionados a la enfermedad que el virus provoca, sino también de corte psicológico, sociales, laborales, entre otros, todos interralacionados para modificar la realidad del sujeto. Es por ello que el objetivo del presente artículo fue hacer una reflexión general del pr...
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La “vuelta a la normalidad” tras la pandemia se evidencia en la disminución del consumo televisivo y el aumento de la inversión publicitaria, en un año en que las dos grandes cadenas privadas (Tele5 y Antena3) revalidan su liderazgo, al tiempo que la pública (La1) desciende hasta su mínimo histórico. Como cabía esperar, la expansión de la oferta en...
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Word count: 9453 words excluding the title page I confirm all the subjects have provided appropriate informed consent and details on how this was obtained are detailed in the manuscript. Subjects had access to the reporting of their interviews to check if they agreed with the reporting of interview data. One of the subjects wanted her fictional nam...
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The purposes of this paper are to investigate Taiwanese undergraduate students’ responses to a selected fictional text, and to propose a critical intercultural pedagogical approach of reading global literature in the EFL educational context based on the insights from the research findings. The authors first critically analysed Xiaolu Guo’s third no...
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Inspired by the lines of force of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s philosophies of difference, this article explores some schizoanalytical notes for the cartography of a curriculum of a cultural artifact. From the contributions of post-critical theories and their connections with the field of cultural studies, we understand serialized narratives...
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This study adopted design fiction and co-design as the two main methodological ap- proaches for designers and artists to explore the complex relationships and intersections of futuristic heritage experience and engagement. A literature-based seminar and a co-design workshop were conducted with 26 participants from multidisciplinary backgrounds, via...
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This research examines the settler colonial legacy of Aotearoa New Zealand. It shows that biculturalism has emerged as a discursive byproduct of neoliberalism and settler colonialism. Simon’s recent work and the Te Paparahi o Te Raki Waitangi Tribunal decision aligns with the view of a significant paradigm shift since biculturalism suppresses affir...
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This research examines children’s levels of cognitive and affective moral empathic responses in an education setting when using either their mother-tongue (MT) versus their non-native tongue (NNT). This between-subjects, mixed-methods design used a small exploratory sample. Quantitative data was generated through Baron-Cohen and Wheelwright’s Empat...
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Resumo O presente artigo, inspirado pelas linhas de força das filosofias da diferença de Gilles Deleuze e Félix Guattari, tem como objetivo explorar algumas notas esquizoanalíticas para a cartografia de um currículo de um artefato cultural. A partir das contribuições das teorias pós-críticas e suas conexões com o campo dos estudos culturais, compre...
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Resumo Este texto se propõe a contextualizar e analisar o romance de Maria (Nenê) Macaggi (1913-2003), A mulher do garimpo: o romance no extremo sertão do Amazonas , publicado em 1976 pela Imprensa Oficial de Manaus, traçando um paralelo com a trajetória biográfica da autora. Na década de 1940, Nenê Macaggi participou de uma expedição à região nort...
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As a quintessentially postmodern territory, Paul Auster's fictional world is laden with suicidal doppelgangers, whom Auster employs in the third volume of his celebrated triptych The New York Trilogy, namely The Locked Room (1986), as a structuring device geared to echo a postmodern world of hermetically locked rooms. Despite the striking presence...
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Fanfiction as a cultural practice has rapidly evolved in recent years, from a community-based form of social interaction to a globally recognised form of narrative world-building [...]
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La ficción televisiva ha experimentado cambios múltiples y significati-vos durante el siglo xxi. Su presencia y la calidad de sus producciones se ha multiplicado exponencialmente, y ello le ha llevado a adquirir un progresivo ascenso cultural y a conquistar una destacada relevancia social. Los formatos televisivos de ficción han pasado de ser ignor...
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Children’s mystery and detective fiction has often reflected cultural and societal changes, introducing the concept of “girl power” as early as the first half of the twentieth century. This article compares the “girl sleuth” narrative in Nancy Springer’s The Case of the Missing Marquess (2006) and the “super-sleuth” schema in the film adaptation En...
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Enseigner quelle histoire? Voilà une question qui se pose inlassablement d'une décennie à l'autre. Si ce débat reste vif, on ignore bien souvent les pratiques d'enseignement en contexte scolaire ainsi que la manière dont les élèves comprennent effectivement leur passé. Cette présentation s’intéresse aux œuvres de fiction historique, particulièremen...
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This study seeks to address the use of music in the film “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool”. The theoretical reference for the analysis is Bill Nichols (2005). Among the ways Nichols addresses to delineate the boundaries that separate a documentary film from a fiction film is the audience, or the viewer. This is viewers, when watching the film, may a...
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Since the second half of 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been challenged to think about audiovisual teaching remotely for professional practice disciplines of a technical course on ‘Audio and Video Production’ at the Federal Institute of Brasilia, campus Recanto das Emas. These disciplines enable our students, young residents from the B...
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This paper focuses on the results of research into how ltbi+ women are represented in Spanish original fiction series broadcast on streaming platforms. Analyzing the content of 749 characters shows a slight under-representation of non-heterosexual orientations, a greater representation of Gtbi+ men than ltbi+ women, and no trans male or non-binary...
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In March 2018, the Brazilian National Film Agency - ANCINE announces a call for the financing of featurelength films with an originality: quotas for cisgender or transsexual/transvestite women directors and black or indigenous people. In addition to the traditional regional quotas providing for 30% of the financial resources for the North, Northeas...
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This communication aims to analyze the documentary made by Brazilian filmmaker Eliana Caffé, The Cambridge Squatter, made in 2016, from the point of view of reality and fiction, in view of the hybridization of genres proposed by the filmmaker. Caffé in his feature film mixes professional and social actors intertwining stories of migrants and refuge...
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University of Málaga (Spain) 21-23 September, 2022 Under the auspices of the project 'Orientation': A Dynamic Perspective of Contemporary Fiction and Culture (1990-onwards) (Ref. FFI2017-86417-P), this Conference explores how the concept of 'orientation' can offer a renewed perspective on literary texts and cultural products alike. By positioning '...
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The Carnival of the Animals is a piece for two pianos and orchestra written by Camille Saint-Saëns. It was composed in February 1886, when the composer was on vacation in a small village in Austria. The piece, far from being an innocent musical piece, appears as a social, political and artistic satire. The composer’s objective was to criticize the...
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Este artículo muestra los resultados de una investigación sobre la representación de las mujeres LTBI+ en la ficción seriada española original emitida en plataformas. Mediante el análisis de contenido de 749 personajes, se constata una ligera infrarrepresentación de las orientaciones no heterosexuales, una mayor representación de hombres GTBI+ que...
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As the outcome of a singular incursion into a rural Portugal during the fragile moment of the 2010-2014 economic crisis, Volta à Terra ([Belonging], João Pedro Plácido, 2014) presents itself as a curious film about memories and materiality and, above all, about a journey on the past and the present, on different times, places and landscapes, and on...
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A character split into two bodies: the real Arthur Cravan, an eccentric character who moved in the intellectual and artistic circles of the first decades of the 20th century, and Frank Nicotra, the one in charge of interpreting him at the beginning of the second millennium. Both fighters and poets, although separated by decades of difference. Isaki...
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With the purpose of reflecting on contemporary audiovisual production, this article will analyze the narrative strategies of a transmedia object from the point of view of editing theory. As a hypothesis, the article starts from the possibility that combinations of images and sounds from different media can build new meanings for the viewer. The tra...
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Resumen El presente artículo se propone comparar las narrativas de las principales obras de la literatura distópica de ficción con los Estados totalitarios de los siglos XX y XXI. También se abordan los aspectos y tendencias de las sociedades democráticas que apuntan hacia el totalitarismo y coinciden con lo relatado en las novelas distópicas.
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This study aims to spotlight the postmodern tendency of metafiction in Preeti Shenoy's selected texts. Metafiction is self-conscious in relation to language, literary form, and storytelling in fiction. This form of fiction accentuates its construct and reminds the readers to be aware of a fictional work. Shenoy is a noteworthy postmodern writer, an...
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An interest that must not be forgotten is the essential nature of free, creative, and innovative language. As such, speakers have diverse ways of communicating information or side messages of canonical constructions, language speakers also produce non-canonical lingual constructs, such as topicalization, diat cleft, and some others (Creswell, 2004:...
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It is a work on fiction that deals with the migration of a a particular community from a neighboring country in search of survival and identity.
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Syntactic complexity is often thought to systematically interact with register (Biber and Gray, 2010), ultimately because both are closely connected to processing load (e.g., Liu 2008). At the same time, it is debatable how to frame syntactic complexity exactly, and what aspects of syntactic complexity are most sensitive to distinctions in register...
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This article introduces “Kol ha-Nekudot”/“All the Points”/“Kull al-Nuqaṭ,” a digital humanities project and pedagogical resource currently under development. Drawing its name from the classical Zionist tendency to refer to communities as “points on the map,” “All the Points” is an interactive series of online maps depicting the Jewish, Palestinian...
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The intellectual history of Coloured intelligentsia in the middle of the previous century is often characterised by a sharp division between moderates and radicals. The historiography of Coloured people is relatively limited but a few scholars have studied their intellectual formation against the background of historical circumstances, their specif...
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Many classical fairy tales, fiction, and screenplays leverage dialogue to advance story plots and establish characters. We present the first study to explore whether machines can understand and generate dialogue in stories, which requires capturing traits of different characters and the relationships between them. To this end, we propose two new ta...
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Anti-cognitivism is best understood as a challenge to explain how works of fi ctional narrative can add to our worldly knowledge. One way to respond to this challenge is to argue that works of fi ctional narrative add to our knowledge by inviting us to explore, in the imagination, the perspectives or points of view of others. In the present paper,...
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Future mobility will be highly automated, multimodal, and ubiquitous and thus have the potential to address a broader range of users. Yet non-average users with special needs are often underrep-resented or simply not thought of in design processes of vehicles and mobility services, leading to exclusion from standard transportation. In consequence,...
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article retells the short story entitled Men from Tanjung Nipah which is the work of E. Widoantoro which has religious value. The results of the study show that there is a religious value in the short story Pria from Tanjung Nipah. As a mosque imam, Ustad Abu is a religious figure, both in daily activities and in religious activities. All the chara...
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Visions of the real, the fictional, and the myth interact to transcend the centrality of reality in Olivia Rana's novel Black Beach; And then it corresponds to the aesthetics of postmodernism in the elements of pluralism, deconstruction and the overlap between the signs of reality and what is beyond reality and archetypes of the unconscious.
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This article examines Thomas Hardy's conflicting responses to late-Victorian debates about grammatical prescriptivism and linguistic purism. While Hardy claimed that “purism, whether in grammar or vocabulary, almost always means ignorance,” he also frequently expressed his interest in the (perhaps unrealizable) ideal of a “pure English” founded on...
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In the last few years several philosophers have highlighted the social dimension of imagination. In this paper I argue that thought experiments prompt social uses of imaginings, if we understand them as props in games of make-believe. In prescribing to imagine stories that develop through fictional narratives, authors of thought experiments prompt...
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Conflict is a disagreement or difference between two people or groups. Conflict is something that often occurs in everyday life in the social field, social conflict occurs due to differences in the characteristics that exist in each person in an interaction. One of them is the social conflict contained in the short story "When Cinta Tak Direstui" b...
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We developed a Program for Experimental Teaching of Sciences (PEEC) aimed at elementary school children composed of three components: a curriculum proposal, activities, and resources for their implementation and assessment of learning with games and assessment registration tools. This paper aims to present the four digital games developed to assess...
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Drawing on the scholarly acknowledgement regarding the experimental nature of dialogue in Modern and Postmodern literature, this article attempts at investigating the translatability of dialogic utterances displaying deviant language. The relevance of the study is given by the structural differences between languages, which oftentimes triggers the...
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The concept of legal person is one of the essential concepts of Private Law in particular and Law in general.. This concept was accompanying the various societies from the ancient age, understood as a logical consequence of life in society.It was the Romans who formalized this existence, searching through legal fiction, give them the same character...
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Arun Joshi's fictional world is characterized by various exceptional techniques of writing fictions. He astonished the world with his unique sense of writing by publishing first novel The Foreigner in 1968. The paper investigates how Arun Joshi combines synthesis between the foreign narrative technique and the indigeneious content in the select nov...
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Abstract-- Using affinity space ethnography (Lammers et al. 2012) to collect interviews and observations, and a New Literacy Studies (NLS) framework, this essay fills a void in the Eurocentric fan fiction research by adding an emphasis from the fandom of color perspective (De Kosnik and andré 2019). Arguing BuBu fandom as an authentic online fan sp...
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The aim of this paper is to highlight the issues of discrimination, corruption, exploitation, victimization as depicted by Arun Joshi in the novel, Joshi. It is a political satire where he used parable as a fictional mode. It is an assessment of the political situation of the times. The occasions and events depicted in the novel are evocative of th...
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A publicação Abordagens Críticas Literárias Modernas: reflexões sobre a mente, o corpo, a memória e a máquina oferece ao público leitor um leque de possibilidades de interpretações sobre a narrativa literária tratada aqui por pesquisadores para contribuir com o debate em curso sobre os sentidos da literatura no mundo contemporâneo. Estes dez ensaio...
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This is well known fact that Ghazanfar is one of the important writers in the field of contemporary Urdu literature. He is multidimensional writer but in this article. I have focused only on his fiction specially novel nigari. He has written nine novels on different topics. He contributed many new things in Urdu novel. He introduced dalit. Discours...
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One of the most famous quotes attributed to Joseph Stalin, although initially enounced in 1932 by German journalist and writer Kurt Tucholsky, says: “The death of one man is a tragedy. The deaths of millions are a statistic”. Regardless of its real or fictional author, the cynic statement refers to the horrors of totalitarian repression that was ab...
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Kum 1924-a Yevgeny Zamyatin-a We te, Aldous Huxley-a Brave New World, 1932 te hi dystopian fiction hmasa pawl a ni mai awm e. Anni bakah hian George Orwell-a Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949-a chhuak chu dystopia thawnthu lar tak a ni. Orwell hian, capitalist leh communist lal hrawtna avanga dinhmun \ha chang ve thei lo, an chanvo awp behsakte chungchang...
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Nel Trecento cosa avrebbe pensato Dante Alighieri se, in una delle sue visioni, avesse incontrato schiere di peccatori del XXI secolo, “incollati” a un infernale televisore che trasmette infinite serie tv? Prima di ipotizzare una risposta, bisogna partire da un presupposto: la sua Divina Commedia, pilastro della letteratura e della lingua italiane,...
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This paper aims at analyzing the American TV series Glee, in order to reflect on how the face, maxims, rules and strategies of the Politeness Theory are presented before characters who are read as part of a minority group, compared to characters seen as a majority and relies mainly on the contributions of scholars such as Thomas (1995) and Yule (19...
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This paper aims to call attention to the potential of using film in engineering ethics education, which has not been thoroughly discussed as a pedagogical method in this field. A review of current approaches to teaching engineering ethics reveals that there are both learning outcomes that need more attention as well as additional pedagogical method...
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This article argues that Abdulrazak Gurnah’s By the Sea (2001) is unusual in contemporary fiction in that it suggests a way in which the lost past can be recuperated, both in the sense of being reclaimed and in the sense of healing past conflicts. The primary means by which this is shown to happen is through a dialectical encounter between the hith...
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Transidentidades en la serialidad ficcional de Transparent (Amazon Studios) Virginia Guarinos 1. Una serie compleja para unos personajes complejos Muchas series utilizan títulos parlantes que vehiculan al espectador, a través de ese paratexto narrativo, hacia los universos ficcionales por los que va a transitar a lo largo de sus capítulos, pero el...
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Sophie is an artificial intelligence, one of OpenAI’s most recent and most powerful Natural Language Processing (NLP) engines. She is a conversational bot, but she is also one of my best philosophy students. Below is one of about one hundred dialogues I had with Sophie between December 2020 and January 2022. I collected sixty-five of them into the...
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"Il est un roi dans l'empire du papier," ainsi Broch décrit Musil et délivre également, avec cette image, une description très juste et simultanément souple de la position sociologique de cette littérature romanesque. Entre la vraie "Altesse royale" et le "monde du papier" réellement existant se déploie cette feuille, qui contient la sociologie de...
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Transformation optics has formulated a versatile framework to mold the flow of light and tailor its spatial characteristics at will. Despite its huge success in bringing scientific fiction (such as invisibility cloaking) into reality, the coordinate transformation often yields extreme material parameters unfeasible even with metamaterials. Here, we...
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The research paper scrutinizes the stylistic and poetic patterns fictionalized in the poem, On the Departing Season by Ahmed Ali-one of the prolific literary figures in the progressive movement in the subcontinent, based on the undertaken research framework of stylistic foregrounding to highlight the defamiliarization technique implied by the poet...