Defining a motif as the longest continuous sequence of equal or increasing values representing a quantitative property of a linguistic unit, linguists report some recent results in this area, with an emphasis on the linear organization
of the units.
Despite the linear organization
, Gordon manages to provide readings of the films in context; for example, he brings up depictions of manhood in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) in the chapter where he discusses Hook (1991).
The linear organization
and Q and A format belies the philosophical approach Frome takes.
The growth in the use of hypertexts brought researchers to investigate their nature as possible constraint for processing and comprehension, due to their non-linearity, in contrast to the linear organization
of traditional texts (Aarseth, 1994; Foltz, 1996; Leu & Reinking, 1996; McKnight, 1996; McKnight, Dillon & Richardson, 1991; van Oostendorp & Mul, 1996).
The outdoor rooms are linked by water and by a strong, linear organization
that unifies the backyard and provides a few surprises along the way.
"We developed several memorial sites, including the footprints of the towers, the memorial shadows composed of a linear organization
of trees, a floating memorial plaza on the river, and memorial chapels on top of each building.
Actually, this challenge seems to excite her most: "Indeed, one of the most pressing concerns was to find a way out of presenting the collection according to the strictly linear organization
that ignores wider contextual influences."
Communicators need to recognize this audience's need for clear, linear organization
. Deductive form is the right way to go.
Unfortunately, there is generally less perceived need for change in most highly linear organizations