In the preface to Vladimir Nabokovâ€™s Pale Fire, the character Charles Kinbote urges the reader to refer to his annotations to a poem and to â€œstudy the poem with their help, rereading them of course.â€ Critics who followed this advice soon published labyrinthine notes with annotations of the annotations of the poem, â€œPale Fire.â€ In his review of such criticism, Charles Ross writes of academics: “We are a busy people. Not many can wile away the hours in graduate school trying to construct a grammar of Zemblan. Give the public the solution it wants; then let us reread…a great short essay might have been a better choice than a spiraling critical study.”
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The mid-nineteenth century in England was a period of considerable social upheaval produced by widespread economic, political, and technological shifts. The decades following the Napoleonic wars brought repeated class conflicts and economic depressions as well as continual expansion of British imperial interests and increasing industrialization. The 1850s, in particular, were a period of intense social redefinition in England. The widespread introduction of steam power into manufacturing brought about what many have identified as the Second Industrial Revolution.
What kind of conception should students have of constantly increasing speed? This is a central research question that this study is attempting to address. Beginning in the 8th grade, students are being asked to solve Algebra and Physics problems involving constantly increasing speed. However, this is a very complex concept.
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One of the responsibilities of rhetoric is to point up the use of dyslogistic discourse in the creation of a climate of fear favorable to the scapegoating of targeted groups of people. That technocratic rhetoric may be used toward such ends is pointed out by Steven Katz, who maintains that the focus on expediency in technical communication can create an â€œethos of objectivity, logic, and narrow focus,â€ with devastating effects on the people thus objectified (257).
Ours is a world fundamentally determined by the politics of panic. It seems that time itself has fallen prey to the capitalistic logic of scarcity, a scarcity carefully managed by politicians and bureaucratic experts for the cultivation of both wealth and power. Recent market woes have only served to fuel this pathological urgency, rendering the creative cessation of consumptive patterns economically perilous; the willful pause for reflexive contemplation socially subversive; and the life-giving power of â€œfree timeâ€ implicitly bound to the therapeutic satisfaction of â€œneedsâ€ shaped by marketers and polling data.