Monday, February 1, 2016 steps in comprehending them

So you imagine GOOD and BAD and have four possible expressions involving contrast:
X_/GOOD, (X_/GOOD)*, X_/BAD, and (X_/BAD)*.
As I sit and consider examples of each, when I come to (X_/BAD)*, I get something that seems to just mean X_/GOOD. The other three are more individually distinct.
Oops! "My cancer is in remission" ain't X_/GOOD.
ANSWER: nor is it (X_/BAD)* because 'remission' contains a temporariness making it more like (X_/BAD)**. If you say "My cancer is gone" that is (X_/BAD)* - which really is X_/GOOD.

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