constellate


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scatter or intersperse like dots or studs

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form a constellation or cluster

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Thus in focusing on 419 I aim to constellate a conception of media and cultural studies that, by virtue of and necessity of taking up the global circulation of information as a central concern, might accurately trace the materialities and mediations of contemporary global culture.
These issues constellate in several areas of concern--privacy, burden, coordination, technology, and timing--which would need to be addressed and resolved in the design phase of a UR system, should policymakers decide to authorize and fund such a system.
Logically, the editor should have declared, "when the fact becomes legend, print the legend"--that is, the (essentially political) insight that when one amongst the many competing versions of actuality that inevitably constellate controversial historical events attains a hegemonic status, the media invariably function to affirm rather than to contest that hegemony.
And the list of omitted figures who constellate around Derrida could be continued.
They attain significance in the poem as they constellate about the radiantly central figure of the eider Ellington, their pianist and band leader.
Keeping in mind our thought experiment, let us take stock of the themes and motifs that constellate around the reference to dikaiosyne theou in 2 Corinthians 5:21, the climax of Paul's apostolic defense.
For Benjamin, to constellate is to locate in history, famously defined as a great accumulation of debris that "keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage" ("On the Concept" 392), a body of nodes that may be crystallized and made to emerge as a recognizable image.
sharp, a rule that made houseguests constellate around the clock and eyeball it murderously.
Gomez and Carghill now constellate two symmetrical triangles against Claverton, with his disobliging son Michael; they effectively operate as sinister stepparents, tempting Michael into an unknown alternative family.
Stars are "thrown onto the sky," just as letters are thrown onto the page, where they constellate into dense linguistic patterns: plummeting comets contract into "plumets," stars verbalize into "stares," and the moon becomes a mimetic palindrome--"moom"--which, beginning as it ends, evokes the shape of its referent.
This article is both excursus and exemplum of the Benjaminian method in that it seeks to constellate the work of the Chartist poet, Gerald Massey, with that of Benjamin himself.
This is the fate of exhibitions that argue a case, leaving the artworks as exhibits that one longs to constellate in some deeper pattern of psychological meanings or motivation.
For us, though, the issues raised in taking up RMP constellate in striking ways with concerns addressed in previous forums: representation and justice, recognition and refusal, learning and belief, knowing and feeling, education and capital (to name just a few).
Mansfield worries that the suppression of the subjective view will lead that viewpoint to constellate in the unconscious in a Jungian manner and to emerge in irrational new age ideas.
The fires which constellate past and present in Sexing the Cherry, then, also approximate and seek to bring about the "pure" light of a kind of revelation, one which seems at odds with the political and postmodern elements of the novel, but which, as with other apparent contradictions, underpins the novel's hybridic power.