In addition to oral and written accounts of the active participation and occasional exemplariness
of Native American women in religion, extant portraits of these women attest to the symbolic importance they acquired for their families and within their larger communities.
Any engagement with the world would taint him; he can only maintain his purity and exemplariness
by remaining passive.
To justify actions as inconvenient as they are lacking in exemplariness
, administrators frequently resort to excuses of the legal kind and invoke, in a selective and biased fashion, a scientometry that is suspiciously adapted to serve extra-academic purposes.
transmuted into that model or exemplary text: one whose exemplariness
, paradoxically, lies in its representations of the uniqueness and singularity of the individual life.
Perplexed by the seeming compulsion of Keats's poetry to gorge itself on particulars for their own sake rather than for their exemplariness
or their symbolic weight, Keats's first and subsequent attackers found in him the seemingly unrelated vices of unintelligibility and sensuousness: "this repeated juxtaposition .
Iser proceeds to explain why and how the novel, unlike "other literary forms [that induce] the reader to contemplate the exemplariness
that [these genres embody]," forces readers to confront the "problems arising from his own surroundings, [while] at the same time holding out various potential solutions which the reader himself [has], at least partially, to formulate" (xi).
Thus, even as her poetry inscribes itself within the literary and broadly cultural tradition shared by Portuguese middle-class women, a tradition that encompasses high poetic discourse along with chit-chat over afternoon tea and Comtesse de Segur's tales of moral exemplariness
for girls, Adilia engages simultaneously in a critical dialogue with certain premises and consequences of twentieth-century feminist revolution, a dialogue that her parodic revisitation of Florbela incorporates in its generous scope:
If, for instance, we recognize the literary text's ability to provide exemplary images of man, that exemplariness
is best explored by singling out the fact that its validity endures, and by postulating that this durability is the essential difference between literary and nonliterary communication.
In "My Father's Heroes," Joseph recasts a childhood lesson in exemplariness
into a mature recollection of her father:
The study by Marvel and colleagues (1) of interviewing by exemplary family physicians, although interpreted in the accompanying editorial (2) as finding that exemplary family physicians were more psychosocially involved with their patients, suffers from a confounding of exemplariness
and physician and patient gender.
Their eternal exemplariness
for literature, art, philosophy, ethics or science, differentiates works which possess it from those which, even if they have moved, awoken or pushed into action the contemporaries of their creators, have only done so during a limited period, before becoming dead stars thereafter.
In short, the Cid demonstrates at every turn his exemplariness
as hero and vassal.
The book's argument focusses repeatedly on the quotidian exemplariness
of Rinaldo, as contrasted with, say, Orlando's outlandish exploits, leading Sherberg to argue that Rinaldo is a more credible hero: "Throughout the tradition poets showed him struggling with the same conflicts that readers may note in their own experience: problems of authority and self-affirmation, of rivalry and betrayal, of eros and economics, of the challenges of a dangerous world" (195).
The centrality of human writing makes it possible for Liu Xie to launch out a detailed discussion of the various literary genres, and the exemplariness
of Confucian classics provides the basis for him to conceive of writing not primarily in terms of literature or poetry, but as a means to the illumination of tao.
3 Insofar as some fictions mark less radical 'recenterings' than others, however, certain fictional identities are invested with considerably more exemplariness
than other fictional selves.