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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Hillis Miller 1979 Deconstruction and Criticism (New York: Continuum). Bradbury, Malcolm 1989 My Strange Quest for Mensonge: Structuralism's Hidden Hero (London:Arena). Cavell, Stanley 1979 The Claim of Reason:Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy (Oxford: Oxford University...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Inbar Shaham The structure of repetition, as Meir Sternberg (1978) defines it, consists in the repeated presentation of a fabulaic event along the text continuum. It has three types of component members: (1) forecast (e.g., command, scenario); (2) enactment (representing the forecast’s objective...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 299–323.
Published: 01 September 2023
... structure of lines also depends on the narrative and thematic features of the poems. Similar features had been discovered in Russian poetry. Further research might show if these are poetic universals. marinat@uw.edu Copyright © 2023 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2023 iambic...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press). Dryden, John 1681 [ESTC R29806] Absalom and Achitophel, 2d ed. (London: Jacob Tonson). Eagleton, Terry 1990 The Ideology of the Aesthetic (Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 561–607.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Howard Sklar This essay examines some of the ways that narratives produce sympathy in readers. First, I compare several models that have been proposed to explain how fictional texts structure readers' emotional responses. In this connection, I highlight some of the ways that narratological analyses...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., NJ : Humanities ). Emotions and the Structuring of Narrative Responses David S. Miall University of Alberta, Eng­lish and Film Studies Abstract Research that suggests the primacy of the emotions provides the context for a study of some of the processes sustained by the emotions during...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 473–474.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Idit Nov 2000 New Books at a Glance 473 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 209 of 214 Reuven Tsur, Poetic Rhythm—Structure and Performance, An Empirical Study in Cog- nitive...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 571–588.
Published: 01 December 2023
... It was Aristotle who most succinctly described the structure of metaphorical language: for the terms A, B, C, and D, we invert B and D. His perfect and famous example concerns days and lives. A day (term A) has its evening (term B); a person's life (term C) has its old age (term D). Replacing B with D, we get...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 513–543.
Published: 01 December 2023
... one single familiar entity. Nevertheless, we argue here that the construction of hybrid entities is indeed governed by principles forming part of our structured imagination. These principles refer to a set of five abstract schemas, defined in terms of properties such as parts, symmetry, and spatial...
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 1 Structure of meaning in Khronos . More
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 533–548.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Peter Smyth Abstract Italo Calvino's Castle of Crossed Destinies is unique among his later novels for failing to uphold the rules and constraints that he was increasingly fond of imposing on his works of fiction. To explain the novel's structural failure, this essay puts aside the framework...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1 A schematic model of the ecosemiotic dynamic in the habitat system, highlighting the role of poiesis in semiotic alignment (structural coupling) of human and nonhuman own-worlds (circles), notably through the mechanisms of identification and symbolization. More
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 633–652.
Published: 01 December 2000
...,interactional pragmatics, empirical study of literature ( empirische Literaturwissenschaft ), and Paul Ricoeur's hermeneutics. Poststructuralism is commonly contrasted with its immediate predecessor,French structuralism of the 1960s. This article examines the theoretical parallels between poststructuralist...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 581–609.
Published: 01 December 2002
... narrativity should cover the same range of emotional experiences as literary narrative. Here I argue that digital narrative should emancipate itself from literary models. But I also view narrative as a universal structure that transcends media. This article addresses the question of reconciling the inherent...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 143–164.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ruben Borg This essay discusses the portmanteau as a privileged rhetorical figure in Finnegans Wake . It illustrates the manner in which Joyce's use of the portmanteau enables him to establish a nonmathematical and nondialectical relation between the work's minimal structural element...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 313–329.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with narrative qua narrative. This article takes up Ricoeur's thesis of a narrative reconfiguration of time but tries to find it in the very structures of narrative. A brief presentation and critique of Ricoeur's approach is followed by a second section that draws on the phenomenological tradition to define...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Haiyan Lee This article seeks to historicize the affinity between narrative fiction and the cognitive function known as theory of mind. The author believes this affinity holds true mostly in modern commercial societies structured by stranger sociality, cosmopolitanism, and social mobility...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 619–662.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn This essay argues that Percy Bysshe Shelley’s (1792–1822) analogical poetics at once anticipates and challenges contemporary cognitive-scientific models of conceptual structure. Section 1 outlines unresolved logical and motivational issues that limit the explanatory power...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 September 2003
... to be examined. In the first half of the article, I present an analysis of everyday metaphorical expressions for Truth and Falsehood in contemporary Russian. Linguistic evidence suggests that these domains are understood via a small set of interrelated conceptual structures. Metaphorical expressions in Russian...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 433–458.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the metaphor comprehension process to provide the full import of metaphorical meaning. Four major metaphor processing theories, which enjoy the most support from psychological studies, are discussed: conceptual structure, salience imbalance, class inclusion, and structure mapping. Given the comprehension...