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By Karen E. Quinones Miller
Regina Harris has been via all of it, orphaned at thirteen and compelled to exploit road wits to outlive. Now residing in Harlem together with her four-year-old daughter, she thinks her lifestyles has eventually stabilized--but the place there's Regina, there's consistently drama. She runs right into a former boyfriend and, opposed to her greater judgment and the recommendation of buddies, she resumes their steamy affair. Sparks fly while her U.S. Congressman ex-hubby makes a decision he wishes her again and her boyfriend comes to a decision he won't permit her pass. existence isn't any much less dramatic for her 3 top friends--Yvonne can't tear herself from a legal professional became violent junkie, Tamika and her kin are being detailed by way of highway thugs bent on revenge, and Puddin' nonetheless can't withstand utilizing any guy in her points of interest to aid undesirable conduct.
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He found such a combination in ‘the Roman Territory, or the Country of Italy’ which was well known to natural philosophers as ‘a Store-house of Fire’, and, as obviously to Burnet, ‘seeing “Mystical Babylon,” the seat of Antichrist, is the same Rome and its Territory’ his conclusion was that ‘there is a Fairness, on both hands [the natural and the providential] to conclude, that, at the glorious Appearance of our Saviour, the Conflagration will begin at the City of Rome’. 30 In addition to these fixed points of biblical chronology influencing the understanding of landscape, there was also the notion of God’s continued presence as expressed through exceptional events such as earthquakes.
E. an historical one] cannot include an account of why X thought it to be true . . nor even an account of why X thought it to be true though many with the same values as X . . would have been able to show conclusively why it was false. 47 As such, it is concerned with what the evidence obliges us to believe, rather than with what actually happened. If, as my previous argument has suggested, we can see landscape as an independent subject of inquiry, then the approach of linguistic contextualism would seem to have some claims as a methodology by which to study it within the historical mode of experience.
This would appear the most satisfactory way to recognize both the specificity of landscape, and that its autonomy is not tantamount to isolation from other discourses. ’ In other words, the relevant community of discourse may have to include all of Western civilisation. And more. . 58 Contextualism is thus seen as the historical mutation of Laplace’s dictum, the empty formalism that if we understood everything bar the text, we could sensibly locate the text in its environment. This does not make contextual inquiry impossible in principle, but only reminds us of our inability to reach a final interpretation.
Satin Nights by Karen E. Quinones Miller