As Pecoraro notes, Gadda destroys or discomposes
"platitudes and collective myths," an action which also forms a philosophical cornerstone of the treatise Umorismo:
While these two inquiries usually appear in separate studies, Altman has shown how probability is an early modern concept that, through words, defines and discomposes
If every thing that went wrong, if every vanity or weakness in another gave us a sensible pang, it would be hard indeed: but as long as the disagreeableness of the consequences of a sudden disaster is kept out of sight by the immediate oddity of the circumstances, and the absurdity or unaccountableness of a foolish action is the most striking thing in it, the ludicrous prevails over the pathetic, and we receive pleasure instead of pain from the farce of life which is played before us, and which discomposes
our gravity as often as it fails to move our anger or our pity
A polarized ray of light that traverses such an active optical material discomposes
in two parallel vibrations with the directions of the principal stress.
The purpose of syntax is to compose, but your syntax, in many instances, discomposes