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pre-established

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  • I think that I was born with something of that Indian warrior spirit that Nanny talked about, providing me with a defiance that refused to respect pre-established boundaries.

    Fallin’ Up

  • It's hard to know exactly why or how the Bullock-starring drama was able to surpass "New Moon," let alone give the pre-established franchise such a run for its money.

    ‘New Moon’ Falls To ‘The Blind Side’ In The Sunday Box Office Report » MTV Movies Blog

  • However, in the US, among a significant but influential section of jewish jewry and a large faction of christian fundamentalism, the idea of maintaining a jewish state despite the presence of a pre-established indigenous population comes off not only as right, but a divine/ethnic duty.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Strategic Logic of Nonviolence

  • An informational company document says telecom companies can use Netsweeper to "block inappropriate content using a pre-established list of 90+ categories to meet government rules and regulations—based on social, religious or political ideals."

    U.S. Products Help Block Mideast Web

  • "Either reading great works is a series of singular experiences during which" essential things "are always open to question or it is part of a pre-established curriculum to be preserved and passed on."

    Teaching the Book

  • This conception of fiction's purpose, that it is available to the literary artist as a form without pre-established limits, I take to be one of the guiding principles of literary modernism.

    Experimental Fiction

  • Experimental fiction (which ultimately I would have to say is a part of "literary fiction," representing its vanguard in exploring the edges of the literary) precisely "demands that you read it on its own terms" rather than according to pre-established conventions.

    Experimental Fiction

  • Either reading great works is a series of singular experiences during which "essential things" are always open to question or it is part of a pre-established curriculum to be preserved and passed on.

    Teaching the Book

  • Even if we regard Michael Martone as a kind of novel, unified by its portrayal of the life of its title character, what do we make of the reference to Frank Burns, a pre-established fictional character we are asked to believe literally brought "Michael Martone" into the world, or, indeed, of this passage from another Contributor's Note a few pages later?

    Experimental Fiction

  • The novel implicitly asks that we take the reading of a novel to be a unique experience, not just another rote variation on an a pre-established theme, just as Laster's "cadenza" is unlike any previously heard.

    Experimental Fiction

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