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Synonyms for disarticulate

separate at the joints

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However, despite the "illusion" of totalization, the "trope as such" remains tied to the materiality of the letter that disarticulates, disrupts, or evanesces such totalization and thus resists the concomitant ideology or idolatry (de Man 1986, 89).
His study highlights the relationship between sexuality and racial politics in general and interracial sexuality and multiracial identity in particular; challenges the conservative tendencies of contemporary multiracialism and confronts the recruitment of the multiracial movement by right-wing political forces intent on undoing the gains of the civil rights movement; revisits the history and significance of the one-drop rule of hypodescent, the central point of contention for multiracial critics; and recommends a conception of nonbiological racial embodiment that disarticulates interracial sexuality from "miscegenation" and resituates racialization in a field of power.
In doing so, Ouedraogo disarticulates the limits of traditional cultures and the symbolic meaning of class affiliation related to it, to rearticulate a philosophical border located above the categories of tribe and traditional values, but rather of affectivity.
The essay provides context, framing the analysis with examples of conferences and publications that highlight how experimental writing disarticulates and rearticulates patriarchal discourse and how the canon has shifted to include new voices and strategies.
This energy expresses itself tautologically, through a mirroring (double and inverse) repetition that disarticulates, disorganizes, and destabilizes (again, at each formal register).