Throughout the period of successful trade, the Americans preserved their status as superordinary
beings and sometimes behaved in ways calculated to reinforce it (Jacobs 1844; 124-125, 176).
Again, the sophisticated implied reader may find cause for comic superiority in the narrator's belittling revelation, a disclosure that suggests Robin's predilection for the superordinary
Scholars of life writing and rhetoric, however, will find this a stimulating, decidedly superordinary
work of recovery and risk.
1995): "Leisure Travel: an Extraordinary Industry Faces Superordinary
Problems", en Theobald, W.