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  • We have incompatible paradigms.
  • Since then, there’s been a paradigm shift, and we have a new way of thinking about such things.
  • he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm
  • Paradigm shifts were said to occur whenever science made a major change in its view of the world.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park

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  • Paradigms power perception and perceptions power emotions.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Benedetti stopped me in the hall, complained about playing phone tag with Dad, and shoved SAT paperwork into my hands, babbling away about the need to shift my paradigm and look over the next horizon.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • For McGraw-Hill was, after all, in spite of its earnest literary veneer, a monstrous paradigm of American business.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If you were born in the 1820s you were too old: your mind-set was shaped by the pre-Civil War paradigm.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • But Chiniqua Milligan is actually more of a paradigm of what’s possible in urban education when commitment is matched with real money.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • In scientific circles in recent years it has been said that our whole mode of scientific thought is facing a ’paradigm shift.’
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • Far more important, her brother’s other prediction had come true as well: Katherine’s experiments had produced astonishing results, particularly in the last six months, breakthroughs that would alter entire paradigms of thinking.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • By the time of the meeting in Boston, the project in Peru had begun to establish a new paradigm.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • …virtues: its buoyancy in the waters of the Dead Sea: its persevering penetrativeness in runnels, gullies, inadequate dams, leaks on shipboard: its properties for cleansing, quenching thirst and fire, nourishing vegetation: its infallibility as paradigm and paragon: its metamorphoses as vapour, mist, cloud, rain, sleet, snow, hail: its strength in rigid hydrants: its variety of forms in loughs and bays and gulfs and bights and guts and lagoons and atolls and archipelagos and sounds and…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It was a paradigm of Western influence gone wrong.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • But Mukhtar changed the paradigm, and women and girls began to fight back and go to the police.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • And when I asked Alaska, she started yelling, ’You’re not going to impose the patriarchal paradigm on me.’
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • In his well broken-in green uniform and infantry belts the lieutenant was the paradigm of a seasoned soldier.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • I can, of course, imagine it being deconstructed nowadays as a paradigm of colonialism, with Kevin figuring as the benign imperialist (or the missionary in the wake of the imperialist), the one who intervenes and appropriates the indigenous life and interferes with its pristine ecology.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • The relative pronouns, so far as I have been able to make out, are declined as follows: /Nominative/ who which what that /Possessive Conjoint/ whose whose /Possessive Absolute/ whosen whosen /Objective/ who which what that [Pg218] Two things will be noted in this paradigm.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The Homeric omen, Norman Austin writes, "assumes order [in this instance disorder] and meaning in the external world, and sees in one small event a paradigm of the order.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Simon’s own strong emotions about the state of American English came to national attention in 1980 with his book Paradigms Lost: Reflections on Literacy and Its Decline.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • If you were more than a few years out of college in 1975, then you belonged to the old paradigm.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • I would concentrate upon the horse as if he were the emblem and paradigm of every horse that ever was or ever will be, and then throw the current across the gap.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Beyond doubt those words characterize Rudolf Hoss and the workings of his mind, an organism so crushingly banal as to be a paradigm of the thesis eloquently stated by Hannah Arendt some years after his hanging.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And then there’s advertising, propaganda, and paradigms.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • "It is the human paradigm," added Papa, having returned with more food.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • But having risen, having been galvanized by the impulse, I was with mysterious speed transformed into a triumphant paradigm of chickenshit.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Almost Paradigm In the lodge, John Hammond paced back and forth in Malcolm’s room.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Today "Hofstede’s Dimensions" are among the most widely used paradigms in crosscultural psychology.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Washington suddenly appeared paradigmatically American, sterile, geometrical, unreal.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Paradigm," he said finally.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Well, it is certainly important to subvert the patriarchal paradigm, and I suppose this is a way.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • So check your perceptions, and beyond that check the truthfulness of your paradigms—what you believe.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • In one of the most provocative statements in Paradigms Lost, Simon presented an unapologetic defense of elitism: Language, I think, belongs to two groups only: gifted individuals everywhere, who use it imaginatively; and the fellowship of men and women, wherever they are, who, without being particularly inventive, nevertheless endeavor to speak and write correctly.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • "But, Lord, ’subverting the patriarchal paradigm’—it’s like she wrote the speech."
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • He knew about paradigm shifts.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Paradigm" was just another word for a model, but as scientists used it the term meant something more, a world view.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Such changes were relatively rare, occurring about once a century, Darwinian evolution had forced a paradigm shift.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Paradigm shifts?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The most common inflections of the verb for mode and voice are shown in the following paradigm of /to bite/: ACTIVE VOICE /Indicative Mode/ /Present/ I bite /Past Perfect/ I had of bit /Present Perfect/ I have bit /Future/ I will bite /Past/ I bitten /Future Perfect/ (wanting) /Subjunctive Mode/ /Present/ If I bite /Past Perfect/ If I had of bit /Past/ If I bitten /Potential Mode/ /Present/ I can bite /Past/ I could bite /Present Perfect/ (wanting) /Past Perfect/ I could of bit…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • She cannot tell if she is stirred more by Durrfeld’s ideas or by his physical presence—perhaps it is a mingling of both—but she feels an honest, heartfelt reasonableness in what he has said, and certainly he does not in the least resemble the paradigmatic Nazi who has been the object of so much savage lampooning rage at the hands of the tiny liberal and radical elements around the university.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • …Mode/ /Present/ I am bit /Past Perfect/ I had been bit /Present Perfect/ I been bit /Future/ I will be bit /Past/ I was bit /Future Perfect/ (wanting) /Subjunctive Mode/ /Present/ If I am bit /Past Perfect/ If I had of been bit /Past/ If I was bit /Potential Mode/ /Present/ I can be bit /Past/ I could be bit /Present Perfect/ (wanting) /Past Perfect/ I could of been bit /Imperative Mode/ (wanting) /Infinitive Mode/ (wanting) A study of this paradigm reveals several plain tendencies.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • "The prank is entitled ’Subverting the Patriarchal Paradigm.’
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • "Not …. paradigm …. beyond "Beyond paradigm?"
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Not …. paradigm …. beyond "Beyond paradigm?"
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • [Pg212] § 4 /The Pronoun/—The following paradigm shows the inflections of the personal pronoun in the American common speech: FIRST PERSON /Common Gender/ /Singular/ /Plural/ /Nominative/ I we /Possessive Conjoint/ my our /Possessive Absolute/ mine ourn /Objective/ me us SECOND PERSON /Common Gender/ /Singular/ /Nominative/ you yous /Possessive Conjoint/ your your /Possessive Absolute/ yourn yourn /Objective/ you yous THIRD PERSON /Masculine Gender/ /Nominative/ he they /Possessive…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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