counterplot


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Synonyms for counterplot

a plot intended to subvert another plot

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make a plot in response to another plot

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The failure of Caliban's plotting is constructed as a theatrical inevitability, or as a formal refusal to construct a second counterplot.
If there is a counterplot in Castle, it tends toward retribution, not redemption.
It will be no surprise to Roth fans that, as the publisher puts it, "into this shattering account of inexplicable and terrifying self-evacuation bursts a counterplot of unusual erotic desire.
26) In the counterplot, a band of love-struck foresters seek vengeance against Ceres' nymphs, who are themselves punished by Cupid for their stubborn chastity.
6g Desert Prince - Counterplot Tristar 362332 Rated 87 when we had him, he got to a mark of 128.
As the detective's counterplot works itself out, themes of sexual repression and hypocrisy lurk beneath the surface.
I]f they find that our advantage arises by the use of Notes, they may easily counterplot us by Coining Paper Money also.
Her loss of virginity in this episode works as a counterplot to Tracee's quest for domesticity.
This realization culminated in the client reauthoring an alternative version of herself--a counterplot, if you will--to the dominant story that had oppressed her for so long.
Hope Mirrlees (1887-1978) was perhaps working on The Counterplot, a novel she published in 1924.
The launch is a counterplot aimed at Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Extending this line of reasoning, since Pam's actions were undertaken in response to an act of betrayal, her project of reconstruction can be regarded as her attempt to create a counterplot.
The identification and personification of an externalized counterplot, "Mrs.
Unlike Bond she has to live with the fall out of her various dilemmas, and the intrigue and betrayal among her 'normal' friends (such as Francie's cheating boyfriend, or the hints of romance with Will) mirrors the plot and counterplot of the various shadowy cabals that she works for.
He also develops a present-day counterplot, which sees the adult Vikram living in a snowy town in rural Ontario.