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to·poi

 (tō′poi)
n.
Plural of topos.
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On the basis of previously known sources that are reconsidered and new sources that are discussed here for the first time, it will argue that the topoi of literature are often the topoi of life.
It is interesting to note, though, that borrowing from Classical topoi is also a typical feature of the West-European fairy tale tradition (think only about the Psyche & Cupid theme borrowed from Apuleius's The Golden Ass in "The Beauty & the Beast" for instance [Warner 273276], or about Zephyrus featuring in Madame d'Aulnoy's Ile de la Felicite).
Chapter 2 ("Creating Topoi for Organizational Rhetoric") "examines the ideas that accompany, support, and are supported by the structure of the American system, focusing on the ideology of free-market fundamentalism" (p.
Anche Pascaline Nicou si riallaccia ai topoi anteriori, per dimostrare in che misura gli spazi incantati e i loci amoeni siano stati rivisitati in chiave ludica nell' Innamoramento de Orlando.
Stock's method is a combination of reader criticism, the study of topoi, and historical criticism.
acted on behalf of the tenant, while Robin Levitt Topoi Esq.
Agawu challenges the perennial problem of the larger significance of musical topoi to analysis, unfortunately without offering a clear solution.
A Teoria da Argumentacao na Lingua (TAL) compreende tres fases: a primeira e denominada forma standard; a segunda, que engloba as teorias da Polifonia e dos Topoi, e denominada segunda forma; e a terceira, na qual o presente trabalho deter-se-a, e denominada Teoria dos Blocos Semanticos.
While Schneider's study does not offer groundbreaking new perspectives, the author conducts an extremely thorough, detailed, and methodical exploration of the complexities of female poetic writing in a Petrarchan vein, such as the recoding of Petrarchan narrative premises, the conception of a marital Petrarchism, the topoi of modesty and a reciprocal love experience, and the inclusion of atypical poetic forms, such as the love complaint inspired by Ovid's Heroides.
Simon Gaunt's remarkable book takes as its subject what may appear to be the most conventional of medieval topoi, the courtly association of love and death, and completely transforms our understanding of it.
With the exception of liberal sexism, none of these are neglected topoi of nineteenth-century anticlericalism.