anagrammatize


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read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning

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The critic Silvio Ramat offers an attractive hypothesis: playing with the word "chimera" (as defined by Bonaffini, a "hauntingly complex apparition, a fleeting sign of metaphysical opening, present throughout Campana's work and prefiguring the poetic mission itself"), (44) he anagrammatizes it as "America.
Taylor unflatteringly anagrammatizes Fennor's name; Fennor critiques it, and reciprocates with one of his own; Taylor critiques that in turn, and offers another.
The Tempest famously provides proof of Shakespeare's knowledge of New World cannibalism; Caliban anagrammatizes cannibal, and Gonzalo paraphrases Michel de Montaigne's essay "Des Cannibales" in 2.