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Needham interprets this too in tacit and focal terms. All this leaves us uncertain about her

feelings, and Winterbourne’s too. Daisy dies. Winterbourne, it appears, has tragically misread

Daisy liking him and her real desire for his respect; the blush and small queer look. Small is

linked with queer, which then as a pair cascades upscale to uncertainties in our interpretation,

and in Winterbourne’s. Daisy is ambiguous too. And all is not so much resolved, as it is left

as the critical polarity of tacit and focal attention at all levels. Complexity can be seen in

hierarchical terms. There are tacit levels contextual to focal levels, and vice versa.

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Showing discrete versus continuous change. Generalization of Figure 14.2, which referred to

dogs and dogginess, but with the general process

going on in the special case.

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Experimentation in relation to the observer’s Models in relation to narratives.

narrative, coupled to the changes we see in

the other.

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Mapping of meaning to mathematical

Mapping general to specifics.

devices.

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Mapping Polanyi’s tacit and focal attention.

The matrices of Figure 14.8 inform us as to how to label the arrows in

the Zellmer scheme. Figure 14.10a labels the whole loop on both sides. The loop of

the observer has square arrows to show that the updates are discrete. Figure 14.10b

has a slightly different construction, in that the loops are broken into upward and

downward segments. There are echoes of the matrices in Figure 14.8 in the labels on

Figures 14.10c–14.10g. All appear to refine the notion of a general condition leading

to specifics, which then encourage new generalities.

Thus it seems that the matrix in Figure 14.7, which mixes literary device with scientific

mathematics, applies exactly. In general, the culture in the humanities does not move easily

in mathematical terms. Mathematicians are often not particularly literary when they are on

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