In the pluperfect, however, it is merely a marker of indirectness
modularity, making its simplicity and indirectness
both a strength and a
For relevant research bearing on question design in interaction generally, see Pomerantz (1988), Raymond (2003), and the extensive line of research concerning conventional indirectness
by which history must realize a moral world order is, of course, not the only problem inherent in the Kantian theory of progress.
of pssw and psst is remarkable from the point of view of English.
The vision of rot, grease, latrines, and decomposition recurs in "Grease," one of the dream stories, though there the immediacy and driven intensity of Trench Town Rock are replaced by the indirectness
of a process in which the author is less straitened subject and more controlled interpreter of the tangled and indefinite iconography and vague suggestivity of the dream.
Potential sources of indirectness
included a study population or intervention/exposure that was so different from that of interest that there was a compelling reason to think that the magnitude of effect would differ substantially, or studies that reported on surrogate end points instead of the outcome of interest.
As Chen (2006) indicated, the ultimate goal of human communication in Eastern societies is to achieve harmony, which is characterized by indirectness
, subtlety, adaptiveness, and consensus in the process of interaction; while Westerners tend to be confrontational through a more direct, expressive, dialectical, and divisive communication style.
Here Brooks talks approvingly of what he terms a method of "rich indirection," an indirectness
at work within even the most seemingly direct and simple poetry.
Roos, however, understands the essence of the optative as indirectness
of the source of the command rather than optativity (Roos 1982 : 12.
If a character model has been built as categorized, so that a set of expectations has been formed, and readers are then confronted later in the text with an indirect representation of a category-congruent trait, they will be able to process that information effortlessly in spite of its indirectness
The authors of postmodern historical novels, like John Fowles, Julian Barnes, Jeanette Winterson or Peter Ackroyd, frequently undermine the reliability of their narratives by pointing to the indirectness
of our access to the past.