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Television was far more pervasive and radicalizing than printing had been. It was massive. When Riesman and others spoke of books, ...
Why do comparisons of words and tone poems (poetry and music) never take into consideration that the word is a mere signifier, but ...
When we think offhand of a politician, we think of a man who works for a partial interest. At the worst it is his own pocket. At t ...
One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is word-order. For us, the most emphatic place in a clause or sente ...
Suppose that an inhabitant of Venus or Mars were to contemplate us from the height of a mountain, and watch the little black speck ...
Only in the problem play is there any real drama, because drama is no mere setting up of the camera to nature: it is the presentat ...
I have met with but one or two persons in the course of my life who understood the art of Walking, that is, of taking walks,--who ...
But only speak the word, and let my servant be healed.
I begin, then, with some remarks about 'the meaning of a word.' I think many persons now see all or part of what I shall say: but ...
Between a sign and the thing it signifies there is the fixed, determined relationship of cause and effect. We see this in the case ...
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