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Synonyms for discursively

in a rambling manner


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Moody's analysis, based entirely on her own reading of Grace's immediate physical appearance, produces a dualistic portrait that oxymoronically labels Grace as both innocent and cunning; it thereby discursively presents simultaneously two common contradictory stereotypes of women in the nineteenth century, while also dramatizing the process through which that stereotyping activity takes place.
Here is where Hegel describes in detail a development from the physical soul or the human being as a merely physically organized something, in possession of not yet actualized capacities and still sunk in nature, to an awakening into feeling soul or the human being as having sensations coupled with awareness of them as a first form of self-awareness, and finally to actual soul or the human being as the possessor of a fully discursively structured consciousness.
For Fu, bodies function discursively as "agents of knowledge, an intensely energetic locus for all cultural production" (11).
The notion that beautiful, diseased, and perfect bodies are discursively and ideologically constructed has been established in the works of Sander Gilman and Kathy Davis in the cultural history of cosmetic surgery as well as in the feminist writings of Susan Bordo and others.
Instead, it examines energy both discursively and thematically, addressing such issues as how problems of the future of energy are framed and how these problems are conceived and discussed.
His distinction between three regimes of art (the "ethical regime of images", the "representative regime of the arts" and the "aesthetic regime of art") are fundamental in understanding the capacity of art and literature to contribute discursively to the "(re)distribution of the sensible", or the symbolic (re)configuration of social and political space, by disrupting the conventional space of the "sensible" through "dissensus".
As I began my doctoral work, a group of scholars--Teresa de Lauretis, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, David Halperin, Judith Butler, and others--were founding the emerging field of queer theory, based, in large part, on Michel Foucault's claim that homosexuality had been discursively constructed in the nineteenth century.
His reconstruction shows that Roheim's account of children's psychosexual development provides a contrast between the internalised superego and ego-ideal of desert people and of European and European-influenced people which represents a perspective on psycho-social differences almost impossible to represent discursively in today's intellectual and moral environment.
For example, the way Prendergast illuminates how Jane Anger, Constantia Munda, and Jane Sharp tend to appeal to their femininity discursively while appealing to aggressive masculinity rhetorically opens these texts to a reading that sees the disjunction not simply as hypocritical but as strategic and valuable.
In each instance, the artist provides contextual information that discursively animates the formal structure: in the former, a makeshift antenna, created in the hopes of catching the signal for the broadcast of a popular music competition in Afghanistan, and in the latter, a graphic device that, during the period of dictatorship in Argentina, had been made illegal with the paranoiac aim of eliminating the very possibility of seditious thought.
19th-century Ireland and Britain existed as "alter-nations" in the realm of political writings and cultural production, as the nationhood of each was conceived materially and discursively in dialectical relation to that of the other, argues Martin (English, Mount Holyoke College), who expands on this idea by examining how British writing and cultural production engaged with questions of nation, nationalism, and the state in relation to Irish anticolonial insurgency (or in the British view, "terrorism").
If religious others are discursively constructed, to merely acknowledge the destructive power being imposed on them is not enough.
Art and commerce were discursively positioned in opposition, with the desire to render commerce invisible.
By combining an ethnographic study of the efforts of blacks, who live in the Pacific region, to organize in the 1990s with an extensive knowledge of the workings of Colombian politics, Kiran Asher seeks to show "how local struggles and cultural politics are constituted differentially, unequally, and discursively by and against modernizing or globalizing interventions.