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Also, by privileging discursiveness, a Maseko tale is analogous to being devious: "it is dispersed, but it insinuates itself everywhere, silently and almost invisibly, because it does not manifest itself through its own products, but rather through its ways of using the products imposed by a dominant economic order" (de Certeau 1984: xii).
A locus classicus in this debate is the G-Major Quartet, a work regularly critically marginalized for its alleged discursiveness and formal diffuseness.
Garbage and its gaseous emissions are more vernacular than air's windy discursiveness, although garbage may include exotic, even learned, bits and pieces.
While Auden, after the Second World War, became and remained loose-lined and verbose, MacNeice's reaction to his own dull spell of discursiveness was to revisit the disjointed and strange-toned atmosphere of early Auden--the kind of diagnostic estrangement from which generic Thirties poetry arose in the first place.
It is clear from the vast quantity and lively discursiveness of scholarship on Milton that his work, and in particular his famous epic poem, has no fixed meaning and gives rise to no single line of interpretation.
It was Ezra Pound--instrumental in revising the sprawling discursiveness of Eliot's original manuscript to The Waste Land--who drew a thick line through the phrase "Kingfisher weather" Such language was too abstract, too "symboliste.
Cooperativeness is a democratic virtue of its own, but also entails further virtues of inclusiveness, discursiveness and self-criticism.
This reworking of the national identity is possible mainly because Erica and Marc's courtship is characterized by its discursiveness.
The prevailing characteristics of the modern brief are discursiveness and prolixity.
Discursiveness, contradiction, and unintended consequences in successive downsizings.
For as Paul Zeleza (2003:1) intimates, globalisation in its discursiveness is "used by scholars, artists, politicians, businesspeople, and the media to refer to a wide range of complex and contradictory processes and phenomena characterizing contemporary history, it has become a powerful but malleable metaphor that accommodates widely divergent theoretical, empirical, and ideological paradigms, positions, and possibilities".
After remembrance and forgetting, and wonderful discursiveness, he meets his lover.
Rather, their constant effort to define, to get at the essences of existents, often keeps them at a certain level of discursiveness, abstraction, or generality.
This paper makes use of Hudson's (2006) suggested principles of justice in guiding the discussion: discursiveness, relationalism and reflectiveness.