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Synonyms for chiasmatic

of or relating to a chiasm

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So the forbidden form of carnal love re-emerges, purified into the latent flesh of chiasmatic visuality and rendered innocuous by the assurance of inherent virginity.
Correspondingly, Sobchack refers to these descriptions of Merleau-Ponty in her phenomenology of film, emphasizing the ability of film to make visible the reversible and chiasmatic structure of human vision, as in Carnal Thoughts.
The delivery suggests that the repetitions and chiasmatic mirrorings could continue ad infinitum.
Two months after surgery, an MRI showed an enhancing residual tumor in the sella turcica but no chiasmatic compression.
While judgment (under which rubric taste is included) is for Kant "the faculty of subsuming under rules; that is, of distinguishing whether something does or does not stand under a given rule" (CPR 177), and as such places a particular under a given universal; it still may not be accounted mediatory--in that philosophical, Hegelian mediation requires a chiasmatic movement between two apparent extremes which are sublimated (in Hegel's sense of aufheben (8)) by (and into) a third term.
This chiasmatic equation of texts to individuals and individuals to texts is the embryonic principle of the autobiographical tradition in African American letters.
Throughout this section of her third chapter, Farronato continues to emphasize the tension between openness and closure, or the "chaosmos" that informs Eco's theory of the sign, that generates a chiasmatic conceptualization of semiotics as both communication and signification.
On the surface, Bhabha would probably endorse the subversive potential of what he might call a "chiasmatic" space of writing, one that can "inscribe the ambivalent and chiasmatic intersections of .
9) Mediating between these two chiasmatic temporal trajectories in both of these films, meanwhile, is the figure of the Chinese emperor--with Lau's Chinese Odyssey featuring the Ming dynasty Zhengde emperor (reigned 1506-1521), and Feng's Big Shot's Funeral foregrounding the figure of the young Xuantong emperor, Pu Yi (reigned 1908-1912) who had the dubiou s distinction of being China's "last emperor.