Understanding this unwritten contract
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Realism, says Osborn, depends on an unwritten contract
between writer and reader; the reader will assent to the "mimetic claims of the text" as long as the writer confirms "the reader's expectations," a matter not of reproducing the reader's experience but of confirming "the distinction between the probable and the possible, the imperative and the extraneous and arbitrary" (2, 3).
Its particular evil, as the recent one-day cricket series between Pakistan and England demonstrated, is to fracture the unwritten contract
between athlete and spectator.
Indeed, Nasrallah himself would hesitate to destabilize Lebanon, since his unwritten contract
with Iran requires him to be prepared to retaliate against Israel in case of an attack against its nuclear facilities.
Advertisers such as these are breaking O'Reilly and Tennant's Great Unwritten Contract
, the principle that advertisers should give something in return when they demand our attention: some useful information or entertainment, or both.
We pay taxes implicitly to finance the protection of these commons, but in the past 30 years, this unwritten contract
between governments and the people has been broken.
The 9/11 attacks, for instance, prompted the United States to interfere militarily in Afghanistan, a quasi-destitute country home to instigators, financers, plotters, and executors who breached the unwritten contract
by virtue of which they enjoyed immunity in their fight against the Soviet enemy of the United States.
According to the London daily Elaph, Amirah said that had an unwritten contract
with the owner of 'Rotana,' Prince Walid Bin Talal that she would return the coming season.
THIS nation has an unwritten contract
with the armed forces.
Every state has slightly different requirements for the proof required in an unwritten contract
Of course, most fans have an unwritten contract
with the clubs of their choice, pledging undivided loyalty.
Yankelovich had written about the unwritten contract
between scientists and society in the lead article of the very first edition of Issues in 1985.