literary argument

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Noun1.literary argument - a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie; "the editor added the argument to the poem"
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
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"At its core, this remains a literary argument, not a statistical one." The book contends that Shakespeare not only uses the same words as North, but often uses them in scenes about similar themes, and even the same historical characters.
Arguably, good academic citizenship can include the exposing of one's students to ranges of literary argument, complexity, and innovation.
This special writing contest will focus specifically on the questions that challenge our professional traditions and seek the evidence to support literary argument and clinical innovation.
To his credit, Heller's side of this literary argument survives its occasion.
As an unusual literary argument with some theological ramifications, then, this book might be useful for adult Bible studies and seminary classes, for which the erroneous legacy of a "retro-fitted" Satan might make for useful theological discussion.
Focusing on a literary argument, Sundquist balances general social and political polemics with well-timed accounts from literary works of fiction.
In what was to be the most celebrated literary argument of antiquity, Kallimachos sharply attacked long narrative poems in imitation of Homer and favored brief and original lyrical forms, an opposition between him and Apollonios as writers that became personal when Kallimachos was passed over for the job of chief librarian in favor of the younger poet.
Insights from Walter Fisher's theory of narrative are then used to expand Habermas's notion of literary argument, illustrating that the audience is aptly interested in evaluating the values and motives for action and belief that the narrative offers.
The easy, collaborative re solution of this long-standing literary argument suggests that while Sidney dominates, fulfills, and supersedes the female literary and intellectual tradition which the pagan goddesses represent, she is also shaped and enriched by this history.
The literary argument that Wallace makes about Chaucer is thus twofold: Chaucer can be profitably read in relation to his Italian predecessors, and, in turn, the study of Chaucer can provide significant resources and points of departure for the exploration of his predecessors in light of the political contexts of England and Italy.
The view of Braulik and Lohfink that this section, while perhaps, indeed, containing older material, is in general an exilic addition to the Deuteronomic law is noted, though not controverted, and in fact there may be strong literary argument in favour of either position.