interestedness


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interestedness

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Curiosity about or attention to someone or something:
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Such interestedness belongs neither to the poem itself nor to some abstract externality but to the investments (or caprices) of the interpreting agent.
It is established and maintained by a trustor who draws on past experience with, and beliefs or attitudes about, the trustee's competency, reliability, reputation, honesty, or interestedness to set the boundaries of a trusted relationship (Hardin 2002; Cook, Hardin, and Levi 2005; Nannestad 2008; Cook, Levi, and Hardin 2009; Farrell 2009).
Attitudes and actions toward persons positioned at or near the top of the hierarchy, and that constitute White racial privilege, include but are not limited to: feelings of comfort, interestedness, empathy, unwarranted and frequently self-endangering trust, feelings of concern and distress at real or imagined danger or injury to such persons, a sense of the greater value, greater relevance of their roles and contributions--a spectrum of psychological responses conditioned by hyper-attachment.
What does it mean have VCAE practice that is not predicated on identity, necessity, or interestedness so much as dis-identification, contingency, and disinterestedness?
[2.] Miandoab NY, Shahrakipour M, Zare S (2016) The study of relationship between the ethical climate and job interestedness. Der Pharm Lett 8: 86-90.
Before the end of his first chapter, then, North renders his financial plot in realistic terms and advances a trenchant critique of the interestedness of that portion of society normally represented by his contemporaries as outside, above, or at worst only victimized by the frenzy of commercial speculation.
Ultimately, the British poet reveals his own positionality as a Western poet, deliberately and self-consciously participating in the ideology of discursive imperialism in order to expose the ideological interestedness that structures any representation of the Oriental other.
Wingfield further develops her line of emphasis on Scottish writers' awareness of the ideological interestedness of deployments of the Trojan legend in her fifth chapter, which concentrates on Gavin Douglas's Eneados (ca.
Not only are feminine novelists interested themselves, they are the cause of interestedness in others: in their fictions "the interest is the more intense" for male and female reader alike, and "You are more identified with the story, more immediately oppressed by the perplexities which arise; while, at the same time, they are associated with a less extensive range of interests" (Hutton, pp.