We ate strengthened in this view when we consider not only that the exemplarity
proposed by the medieval author is largely ignored by the devisants, but also that Oisille's rather vague moral of the story, namely that women should "[se] garder de mectre vostre affection aux hommes, car .
25) The exemplarity
of the populace--"Are the common people an example to follow or to avoid?
Though Levy urges that more work needs to be done--for example, on the narrative structures and the role of exemplarity
in historical writing--until that happens The Uses of History in Early Modern England stands as an essential and eminent crossdisciplinary contribution to the history of history, or the historiography of historiography, and all the uses to which malleable Clio was, and continues to be, put.
At the same time, both works also challenge their own claims to exemplarity
Keats's unease about Clare's excessive detail on the one hand privileges Keats's own more deliberately sensuous exemplarity
21) In the events of the life of Jesus, Torrell finds "Christ's exemplarity
Critical perceptions are indeed spelled out, but they often need to be taken on the basis of textual instances whose exemplarity
cannot be gauged.
Chapter 3, "Representing Culture, Romanticizing Contradiction: The Politics of Exemplarity
," moves away from the general idea that the Romantic era historicizes its spirit by dating itself against other times and cultures, and toward closer examination of how it represents its age.
Timothy Hampton has denominated such use of heroic precedents "the rhetoric of exemplarity
," a strategy which juxtaposes "a figure of ancient virtue, a text in which that figure is represented, and an ethical system promoting political action.
Simultaneously, Guzman draws the reader in through negative exemplarity
, by means of "a fear of identification" (122), and, when carried to its limits, through "a disturbing form of entertainment that objectifies not only the suffering of others, but the potential suffering of the reader himself" (125).
These scholars suggest the degree to which the consolation of the living, in artistic works and in literary ones, was meant both to defy the mercilessness of time and articulate exemplarity
in the present.
Better to recognize that that permanence has one aspect that the vicissitudes of value, the shifts from accepted to rejected exemplarity
, do not affect: the linguistic stimulus of the reader's evaluative behavior, of the reader's perception of exemplariness, right or wrong, relevant or irrelevant.
The real substance of Tomlinson's introduction, however, lies in a closely argued examination of characterization and 'inventio' in Mairet's pursuit of an elusive but desirable combination of pathos and moral exemplarity
5) For Bonaventure, the exemplar is Jesus Christ, and only in light of exemplarity
is the deepest nature of created reality unlocked for the philosopher.
However, as Zimic clarifies, Cervantes not only competes with Heliodorus, but surpasses him by refashioning the Greek romance for modernity and imbuing it with a literary and moral exemplarity