perspicuity


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clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous

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In effect, Defoe suggests, the perspicuity and style of a tradesman's letters are as integral to success as the accuracy of his accounts.
Apparently Wittgenstein would have denied Frege's Thesis on the ground that the presence of strong ifids does not attest to the logical perspicuity of a symbolism.
There may be an implicit connection between the aesthetic and the goal-directed dimensions of the virtues: we take the elegant formal simplicity of a mathematical proof to indicate its perspicuity, and the complexity of Montaigne's allusions to signify the subtlety of insight.
claritas' is better translated as distinctness or perspicuity rather than as radiance, brightness,
Coyote Old Man has always been a teacher, a wily man of the world who combines perspicuity, vision, and intuition with a sense of the ironic.
Malcolm Gillies finds the same perspicuity in Bartok's music after about 1931; in choosing the appropriate enharmonic equivalent for each note, the composer is able to indicate key or mode.
From the first chapter on perspicuity or clarity in language usage, she seems to have adopted Whately's advice on the relative proportion of Saxon and Latinate words.
Perhaps Churchill's approach and method strike academic specialists as off-hand or old-fashioned; perhaps the grandeur of his prose diverts us from the perspicuity of his thought; perhaps we are simply loath to grant that a practical politician could also excel as a scholar and historian.
have sustained her prodigious literary output"; standard depth of perspicuity may be gauged by such apercus as that "Shahnon Ahmad's genuine grasp of the imperatives of Malay peasant existence .
It might be said, in fact, that he introduces a thinking man's perspicuity into activist art.
Why have literary studies with the historical perspicuity of Conkin's become so rare?
Recent court cases under section 482 contain factual summaries and opinions that compete with 19th century Russian novels--or, perhaps, Satanic Verses -- in length (and, some might argue, lack of perspicuity.
Two more strong personalities of the decade were <IR> HART CRANE </IR> , whose stormy, dense, splendidly eloquent poems attracted much attention, and <IR> YVOR WINTERS </IR> , a young Chicagoan living in California who turned from Chicagoesque experiments in imagist technique to a strict classical form, in which he composed poems of great perspicuity and force.
The appeal of Motive, I gather, lay in its departure from the well-tried chronological layout of plot and its attendant perspicuity of character development, of causes and effects.