Bear (Animal) by Robert E. Bieder

By Robert E. Bieder

The indignant grizzly and the cuddly teddy: few animals own any such variety of personas because the endure. the following, Robert Bieder surveys the wealth of images, myths, and tales that surrounds the endure. starting with the sunrise undergo, the small dog-sized ancestor of all bears who hails from 25 million years in the past, Bieder embarks on a desirable exploration of the evolutionary background of the undergo relations, from extinct species akin to the cave undergo and significant short-faced endure to the mere 8 species that continue to exist today.

undergo attracts on cultural fabric from all over the world to check some of the legends and myths surrounding the undergo, together with ceremonies and taboos that govern the looking, killing, and consuming of bears. The publication additionally seems to be on the position of bears in glossy tradition because the topics of reports, songs, and flicks; as exhibited gadgets in circuses and zoos; and, might be so much famously, as toys. Bieder additionally considers the precarious way forward for the undergo because it is threatened via lack of habitat, poaching, worldwide warming, and ailment and discusses the influence of human habit on bears and their environments.

followed through a number of vivid images and illustrations, and written in an attractive type, endure is an attractive and informative quantity for someone who has curled up with Winnie-the-Pooh or marveled at this robust king of the woodland.

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Editorial Comment I felt stupid repeating this. Restatement of Scene Content They proceed to talk about how they feel about Monica and Storey. Copyrighted Material Chapter 3 26 30 25 . , '"' 20 • 15 0 ... I: EXPLANATORY NON EXPLANATORY 4J 1: 10 o Rote Gist ACTORS Rote Gist NOVICES FIG. 1. Mean number of utterances generated by actors and novices classified as either explanatory or nonexplanatory statements. From "The Role of Explanations and Plan Recognition in the Learning of Theatrical Scripts," by H.

Statements that were illegible or contained too little information to be classified were scored as ambiguous. Reliability of Coding. All utterances were coded by one judge (the experimenter). A randomly selected subset consisting of 36 protocols was scored by two independent raters who were blind with respect to the participant's group or condition. 98 for explanatory vs. 0 for characterization vs. externals). The only exception was silent speech vs. 88. However, as pointed out earlier, silent speech is not a separate category, but an elaborative device used by many actors to express how their character interacts with other characters or with the given situation.

440. Copyright© 1991 by Ablex Publishing Corporation. Reprinted with permission. not mutually exclusive, they were treated as such so that the interrater agreement could be calculated for interactions phrased as silent speech versus interactions described directly. 88 was achieved. Disagreements were resolved through discussion. Differences Between Experts and Novices Idea units in each category were tabulated for each participant. The first major question was whether actors constructed more explanatory elaborations than novices.

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