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topo

Short for topographic map.

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The case concludes in the familiar manner: the patient dies, as al-Farabi was unwilling to follow medical advice, a topos that recurs in other cases.
What can be seen in the analysis of the manifestation of the topos of the enchanted forest in specific fairy tales, namely Basile's Pentamerone and the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmarchen, respectively, is that even though at a generic level general tendencies exist, individual fairy tales all play with conventions and appropriate some aspects of it while modifying others.
Other Los Topos members who were sentence include: Carlos Humberto Osorio Lancheros, Laura Catalina Zamora, JosA[c] Enrique BermA*dez, MarA-a JosA[c] Franco Aldana, Norvey Torres and DuvA n Orlando RodrA-guez Torres Barrantes.
The identification of Rome with its heritage produces a shift from future to past in the topos.
A partir desses dois conceitos, encadeamento argumentativo e topos, Ducrot chegou a hipotese segundo a qual uma frase poderia ser descrita a partir de um feixe de topoi que representaria seu potencial argumentativo.
Roger Dalrymple discusses symbolic functions of the renditions of giantslaying in Torrent of Portyngale, and observes the movement away from that topos to other cultural encounters.
In its current stage of development, TOPOS provides on-ship data capture capability during Combat Systems C4I shipboard assessments.
Contextualizing echoes aside, whether dealing with the survival strategies of a misspecied squirrel, exploring the psyche of a little girl whose first job goes horribly, willfully wrong, examining identity theft, casual murder, plague, or prostitution, the stories form a fascinating topos all their own.
In the final essay, John Fitzgerald argues that Paul's language of reconciliation in 2 Corinthians belongs to the friendship topos.
When most write of their experiences, they throw out endless jargon, speaking of carabiners, topos, couloirs, moraines, gaiters and pitons.
In his chapter on the topos of hypocrisy, Silk compares the press treatment of televangelist scandals to the clergy abuse cases first reported in the early 1990s.
Although Pound seems to be translating a Chinese poem, the association of dead leaves with dead men is a traditional image in western literature, a topos originating with Homer and passed down in later literature, especially in the genre of the epic, the genre most associated with traditional concepts of the hero.