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Synonyms for amphibology

an ambiguous grammatical construction


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This comes as no surprise since Kwang remade himself into this amphibological identity whose foreignness claims a chunk of America while making his new country, through an "identity leap," a part of himself (211).
(Elsewhere in To Penshurst, carps and pikes browse in hidden, slow-moving depths, bizarrely ready to rise up and nourish the household.) "Dwell" is not only weighted but fleshed out by the embedded signifier that names the alpha and omega of seigneurial existence and endeavor, an amphibological homophone that is the last signifier of the poem and its last word, even if it is not the last word.