She was so quietly conventionalized
by city clothes that I might have passed her on the street without seeing her.
And a third theory supposes the crooked line on the ship to be a conventionalized
thunderbolt; but that alone, if seriously examined, would show what a very little way these unhappy coincidences really go.
Some say it is because they have not a long literary past and are not conventionalized
by the usage of many generations of other writers, but this will hardly account for the brotherly directness of their dealing with human nature; the absence of experience elsewhere characterizes the artist with crudeness, and simplicity is the last effect of knowledge.
Side by side, again, with war and love, appears in the romances medieval religion, likewise conventionalized
and childishly superstitious, but in some inadequate degree a mitigator of cruelty and a restrainer of lawless passion.
Writing seems to have consisted originally of pictures, which gradually became conventionalized
, coming in time to represent syllables, and finally letters on the telephone principle of "T for Tommy.
Barrett Browning's understanding of the role of the artist in creating and deploying such conventionalized
female bodies becomes self-conscious in "Hiram Powers' Greek Slave," a sonnet whose formal turning point around the volta reflects the turning point in the poet's own understanding of how to link representations of femininity and slavery together to achieve progressive political ends.
Not only is the attentive reader invited to construct a fictional mind from these conventionalized
textual cues, he is also able to situate it in a storyworld, to infer what is happening.
In the late 1990s, following The Matrix (1999), for instance, we saw numerous iterations of simulated reality on screen but that video-game like space has become conventionalized
and cliched now.
In 1931 (the year of the dog experiment) Lister-Turner co-authored a dictionary of Motu in which Lawes's translation and definition of vata (now conventionalized
as 'vada') was reproduced with an addition, thus: 'ghost; unknown spirit supposed to have the power of killing whom he will; human prowlers at night to kill whom they find' (Lister-Turner and Clark 1954:123).
In crude summary, the suggestion is that these ballads open up a world of female and male characters that do not have to be conceived simply through conventionalized
, binary oppositions.
Animal communication does not consist in the organization of arbitrary sounds into discrete, conventionalized
words and morphemes that can in turn be combined to create complex, propositional meaning; only human language can do this.
In the highly conventionalized
dramma per musica, the roles invariably consist of primo uomo (or primo soprano), prima donna, and prima tenore, followed by the second-rank singers in each category as applicable" (p.