chiasmic


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Synonyms for chiasmic

of or relating to a chiasm

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In a chiasmic reversal, Victor literally "loses" some of his life at the moment he donates life and voice to "his" addressee: "A flash of lightning illuminated the object, and discovered its shape plainly to me; its gigantic stature, and the deformity of its aspect, more hideous than belongs to humanity, instantly informed me that it was the wretch, the filthy daemon to whom I had given life" (56).
In investing dwelling with such an attitude, lived spaces are no longer instrumental, but markers that announce "the chiasmic crossing of the fourfold" (de Vries 458).
15) This model enables the philosopher to eliminate crucial dichotomies such as the external and the internal, the visible and the invisible or the subject and the object and it also introduces a reflexivity grounded in the very chiasmic relationship of such categories.
The Middle Voice of Ecological Conscience: A Chiasmic Reading of Responsibility in the Neighborhood of Levinas, Heidegger and Others.
The S/Z axis reminds us of Barthes's focus on the process of reading and the crucial role assigned to intertextuality in the production of meaning, although chiasmic reversal also cautions against uncritical reading of Barthes.
10) Finally, the first and last lines enact a prosodic frame for the sonnet, with a chiasmic relationship between the number of syllables in and out of the parentheses: seven and five in the first line, five and seven in the last.
Yet if this longing is transempirical, as Ricoeur seems to imply, then it shares the fate of Heidegger's fundamental ontology, which he shipwrecked between the chiasmic straits of the ontic-ontological difference.
In this article, (1) that is done as part of the chiasmic cosmology program in which the universe is seen in the context of a theology of the cross.
Originally, however, it was likely parallel to line e and in chiasmic construction with it.
Alternatively, the two volumes may be chiasmic in creating a nothingness or absence at the center, between two slabs of black marks.
To this poem, readers generally responded by feeling the emotions and perceiving the gaps in the form but only rarely seeing its chiasmic structure.
Levinas's invocation of the chiasmic figure recalls the Greek [chi], as Simon Critchley explains.
Judith Butler, in Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex" (1993), confronts this issue head on and ends up suggesting a reciprocal relationship between bodies as physical entities and the construction of those bodies in discourse: "Language and materiality are fully embedded in each other, chiasmic in their interdependency, but never fully collapsed into one another, i.
Iconophobia and gynophobia converge in Stuart love tragedies that undergo analysis in terms of a chiasmic interchange between the figuring of beautiful idols as women and beautiful women as idols.
From this Starobinski deduces a chiasmic relation between personal experience and literary imagination: "Flaubert gives figure, at the body of Emma, to those sensations which he himself had known; and he felt at his body the sensations he gave figure to in the bodily subjectivity of Emma.