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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin James Highlighting a trend in current models of narrative empathy that suggests that readers’ ability to empathize with nonhuman characters is dependent wholly on anthropomorphization, this essay explores two narratives that feature chimp characters—Colin McAdam’s A Beautiful Truth and Karen...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... are loaded, as it were, with anthropomorphic images and metaphoric significances; they are both . See Berger for decontextualization of animals in the (old) zoos. A systematic comparison of circus and zoo is beyond the scope...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... ( 2018 ) for a discussion of how this anthropomorphic bias can be sidestepped by narratives engaging with more-than-human realities. 2. Derek Woods ( 2014 ) offers a helpful discussion of such scalar discontinuities and their significance to debates on the climate crisis. 1. For more...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 795–805.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Author: The Resurrection of an Anthropomorphized Passepartout or the Obituary of a Critical Phantom?” Anglistik 8 : 95 -116. 1999 “Unreliable Compared to What? Toward a Cognitive Theory of Unreliable Narration: Prolegomena and Hypotheses,” in Grenzüberschreitungen: Narratologie im Kontext...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the limits of narrativity (with regard to subjectivity and experientiality). Markku Lehtima¨ki’s “Watching a Tree Grow: Terrence Malick’s The New World and the Nature of Cinema” also takes a critical look at anthropomorphic definitions of narrativity, arguing that nonhuman nature can function...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 597–622.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Press ). Epley Nicholas Waytz Adam Cacioppo John T. 2007 “ On Seeing Human: A Three-Factor Theory of Anthropomorphism ,” Psychological Review 114 , no. 4 : 864 – 86 . Fludernik Monika . 1996 Towards a “Natural” Narratology ( London : Routledge ). Fludernik...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ing’’ images is superseded by that of ‘‘machinic’’ and ‘‘anthropoidal’’ signs (François Jost). As opposed to the de-anthropomorphization of the film spectacle through the works of Christian Metz, André Gaudreault, and Adolfo...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ing’’ images is superseded by that of ‘‘machinic’’ and ‘‘anthropoidal’’ signs (François Jost). As opposed to the de-anthropomorphization of the film spectacle through the works of Christian Metz, André Gaudreault, and Adolfo...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ing’’ images is superseded by that of ‘‘machinic’’ and ‘‘anthropoidal’’ signs (François Jost). As opposed to the de-anthropomorphization of the film spectacle through the works of Christian Metz, André Gaudreault, and Adolfo...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 319–353.
Published: 01 June 2019
... by Aldama Frederick Luis , 61 – 93 . Austin : University of Texas Press . Keen Suzanne . 2011 . “ Fast Tracks to Narrative Empathy: Anthropomorphism and Dehumanization in Graphic Narratives .” SubStance 40 , no. 1 : 135 – 55 . Klimmt Cristoph Hefner Dorothée Vorderer...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in these various opera- tions, the effects of the latter, and the media in which they can occur. For instance, should the entities preferably be anthropomorphic (or animate) beings, as the examples in Métalepses seem to indicate, or can they just as easily be inanimate objects (as in the following sentence...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 593–605.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the additional element of inten- tion and thus of human agency, thereby situating human action within a dialectic of natural cause and anthropomorphic motivation. The latter issue, narrativity, is approached in terms of its “ingredients” (75–82): rep- All translations from the French are mine...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to anthropomorphize the natural world. If we are able to clearly distinguish the characteristics in metaphorical representation that inhere separately in both source and target domains, then Freeman † Multimodalities of Metaphor 69 bidirectionality is not simply the reversibility...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... overlooked property of feeling is its capacity to promote what is usually termed anthropomorphism, that is, interpreting events or objects in the environment through human proper- ties, such as feelings and intentions (cf. Mar et al. 2007; Boyd 2009: 137). The anthropomorphic impulse has, until very...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 691–696.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of events” (52).2 This is a capacious definition that circumvents human- istic biases and limitations by not involving (anthropomorphic) narrators or narratees and that can, moreover, accommodate the no-narrator thesis expounded by Hamburger (1957), Kuroda (1979), Banfield (1982), and Patron (2009). Yet...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
... is never simply left as nature. It is always qualified, always part of a narrative production of ‘‘nature’’ that is performed in front of the audience as a spectacle of the way nature is understood culturally. The lions are also humanized. The act anthropomorphizes them, produc- ing a symbolic reversal...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 223–231.
Published: 01 June 2024
... not exist is a confabulation.” This term, too, has sparked objections that “confabulation arguably anthropomorphizes or at least animates AI by ascribing it lifelike properties and raising the troublesome question of sentience” (Brender 2023 ). Yet hadn't the initial term hallucination already raised...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 679–720.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of information through the action of being presented. No anthropomorphic or “linguistically based” descrip- 14. In the same way, an intradiegetic narrator is responsible for his or her action of telling on the next level and hence exterior to this inner diegesis (which Genette calls metadiegesis). 15...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... denial unreli- ability, only in the light of the frame as a whole. Hence the narratological attempts to erase the implied author from the model on various grounds (whether the difficulties of reconstructing the implicit norms or the objec- tions to the anthropomorphic figure of an ‘‘author literally...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 327–340.
Published: 01 September 2021
... as the foundation of narrativity, thus opening a dialogue between narratology, narrative studies, and Ricœurian poetics. As she put it: I here argue that narrativity is a function of narrative texts and centers on experientiality of an anthropomorphic nature . This definition divides the traditional area...