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used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time

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While the number of citations of F&J in books, book chapters, and theses has progressed nonlinearly over time, journal articles and dissertations citing F&J have increased in a linear fashion diachronically.
Availability can change diachronically and valid statements about availability in one period do not necessarily apply to any adjacent period" (2001: 205-206).
To do so, Wright explains she must "go beyond" the assumption of "an affective and determining relationship between citizen and landscape" in order to investigate "a broader Irish literary tradition that functions diachronically and cross-generically" (xxvi).
This method, moreover, moves students closer rather than farther from their source: "In progressing this way, my students were engaging with their culturally and diachronically distant source in much the same way as Hrotsvit dealt with her similarly distant Roman source" (205).
Although archaeological sites appear in the Hajar region, the importance of the Bisya & Salut cultural landscape and its archaeological remains lies not only in the richness, quality and variety of its ancient remains, or in the fact that it was diachronically a leading centre for the exploitation of local resources, and hub for trade and foreign contact with neighbouring countries.
Most chapters point to multiple forms of community inhabiting particular spaces either diachronically or synchronically.
Performance is considered primarily via the lens of Judith Butler's "understanding of gender as a fluid identity constructed diachronically through a series of performed acts" (7), a theoretical positioning that renders these plays as specific analyzable instances of attempts to "work through the meanings of masculinity" (172).
Even with the case of Jewish themes of exile, wrestling, wandering, and the messianic, which recur across Jewish textual history, "Jewish" is always at least as synchronically constituted as it is diachronically determined.
The chapters also make cross-references to each other, allowing readers to establish connections between related topics as well as compare and contrast concepts diachronically.
Like Kate Crassons (Claims of Poverty, 2010), who systematically resists efforts to accept allegorical figures like Patience as 'unerring', and instead demonstrates their instability, Wood invites us to move away from established modes of reading Conscience as a character, or a personification of scholastic thought and, instead of tracing the role of Conscience diachronically within each version, to consider his development over the A, B, and C versions.
While Neira organizes his study diachronically, carefully tracing, for starters, certain early twentieth-century motions in this migration from Paris to New York to the influence of two major Latin American poets, Jose Marti and Ruben Dario, on Juan Ramon Jimenez and Federico Garcia Lorca, the monograph is also internally (but less overtly) structured around a series of perspectives and themes which contemporary Spanish poets concerned with New York have revisited time and again with a kind of unrelenting dependability over more or less a hundred years.
Moving between the two methods allows for identifying the main strategic dynamics temporally and spatially and for comparing their manifestations synchronically and diachronically.
lang and compares lang's masculine and queer persona in the 1980s and 1990s with more recent performances to show that charisma is not a static concept, but an interactive process best understood diachronically.
With more complete access to all of the extant materials from subsequent textual critics' studies of page proofs to Jeri Johnson's 1998 annotated Penguin edition to cultural historians' identification of particular London sites and newspaper accounts, Snaith synthesizes her sources to argue for a dual method of reading the novel synchronically and diachronically.
This raises important questions regarding the lived meaning of "blackness" and how blackness is differentially defined diachronically and in terms of points of geographical origin, suggesting that blackness is dynamically protean.