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the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

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a recurrent rhythmical series

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Dieu, pense-t-elle, lui aurait pardonne ses manquements a la morale conjugale qu'elle juge mineurs aux cotes de la transgression que represente la brisure sociale provoquee par l'arret de toute pratique sacramentelle.
The exhibition's very title is bloated with postmodern/poststructuralist signifiers: the notion of drifting evokes the names of Deleuze, Guattari, Lyotard; more distantly (but no less chicly), it recalls the derive of the Situationists; the solidus itself materializes a sort of Derridean brisure.
2) Dans celle-ci, le leitmotiv du jaillissement et de l'evacuation de l'eau dans les toilettes d'un restaurant est assimile par extension au flux et reflux de la mer, scansion du rythme binaire de l'ecriture, la brisure et le manque, rappelant The Waves.
The hinge, la brisure, connotes contradictory meanings, as Jacques Derrida points out in Of Grammatology, for a hinge is both a break and a join, a cracking apart and a folding together; (27) ultimately, the hinge is "the hollow of differance" (69), the place where the same and the not-same roll over and around each other, the place from which the Other is born.
An interpretation is no longer an explanation, but a performance which makes something happen, serving the proactive, the political, the Derridean brisure syndrome, the so-called "cross-cultural discourse" as a staging of different cultures under mutually alien conditions showing modes of translatability within a reductive discourse of interpretation.
Cette breche, durant la decennie qui precede la Revolution tranquille, devient finalement brisure avec << Le temps des hommes >>; les << tourments de la foi>> dechirent les ecrivains catholiques et le choc entre l'eglise et ses ouailles s'amplifie.
23) As Bourgogne notes, 'Tabsence de la rime mnemonique cree une brisure sur le plan formel, laqeulle est confirmee sur le plan semantique" (12) (the absence of mnemonic rhymes creates a formal break which is affirmed on the semantic level as well).