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Synonyms for bivalent

having a valence of two or having two valences

used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

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Class politics or cultural politics should not be alternatives, and, as Fraser argues, should have a bivalency which integrates "the social and the cultural, the economic and the discursive.
Without the original publishing context, students miss this important clue to the bivalency of the tale.
The tale's stylistic and thematic bivalency can be linked to the many fine textual studies of the psychological dualities between the narrator and his subject, as well as between the attorney and his employees.