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Synonyms for cadency

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

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a recurrent rhythmical series


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Due uomini che incarnano l'ennesima "brisure": il dentro e il fuori, l'essere con e fessere contro.
Avant tout cette rememoration meme, qui se donne comme une oeuvre d'un type nouveau, issue d'une brisure historique pleinement assumee.
<<Moderne>> est donc asymetrique par deux fois; il designe une brisure dans le passage regulier du temps; il designe un combat dans lequel il y a des vainqueurs et des vaincus (1994:20).
This dispersion and dilution of the originary colonial authority across the English language reveals some poets as displaying a refusal in terms of content--albeit agonistically in a binate form of brisure which is a joining and breaking with colonial authority in a simultaneous gesture of acknowledgement and refusal--and others deconstructing and refusing the very language itself in the way English is adapted and acculturated into a form which is sometimes referred to as Indian English.
Vide ontologique ne' d'une tragique brisure a Porigine de Pexistence et qui genere "une compulsion de repetition" parce que nous essayons constainment de compenser la perte de cet objet du desir.
"La Brisure du Couplet dans Erec et Enide." Romania 86 (1965): 1-21.
If we follow up the analysis on strict theoretical lines, we can go as far as to contend that the recurrent real-mythic space dichotomy embodies a site of brisure (Derrida 341), in that it operates as a trope of the characters' existential precariousness and territorial dislocation.
The hinge, la brisure, connotes contradictory meanings, as Jacques Derrida points out in Of Grammatology, for a hinge is both a break and a join, a cracking apart and a folding together; (27) ultimately, the hinge is "the hollow of differance" (69), the place where the same and the not-same roll over and around each other, the place from which the Other is born.
(6) Helene Jaccomard studies in detail the relationship between autobiography and autofiction, presenting her own term 'auto(bio)fiction' in an analysis which focuses on the nature of 'brisure', in 'Que brise Le livre brise de Serge Doubrovsky?', Litterature, 92 (1993), 37-51.
(26.) Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Memoires I: la brisure et l'attente (Paris: Seuil, 1995), 76.