verbal creation


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Noun1.verbal creation - creating something by the use of speech and language
creating by mental acts - the act of creating something by thinking
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
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But it also reminds us of the power of the poet and rhetorician: paradox is a central part of verbal creation and can help forge new epistemological understandings, but it is also very dangerous.
Accordingly, Durrant begins with Sima Qian's verbal creation of himself, as presented in the autobiographical postface of Shi ji and in the famous "Letter in Response to Ren An." Much read as these two important documents have been, no previous examination of them is as sensitive as Durrant's in probing the social and psychological pressures that must have weighed on Sima Qian when, as he describes, he accepted at age thirty-five his father's deathbed injunction to continue and complete the historical project that the latter had left unfinished, and when he submitted at age forty-seven to the humiliating punishment of castration (instead of committing honorable suicide) for a court offense, so that he might live to fulfill the vow made to his father.
New themes are offered regularly, and kids can see and share their verbal creations posted on the interactive site.