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Yet, Marlow's aoristic past is applicable to one individual only, and the irreversible orientation from West to Asia, Jim's "captivity" in a one-way time, are but the features of one particular fate.
The following example would, in a certain context, have aoristic time reference (i.
The reason for this is that the avant que clause promotes an aoristic meaning of the passe compose because e2 (the store's closing) appears as not related to the state (Mary's absence) that holds at to, but rather to event e1 (Mary's going to the store), which is located in the past.
On the aoristic reading, the avant que clause of (10) appears to be a kind of explanation of the main clause content.