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This repetition finally results in a return to the mother, in which Mary resists the patriarchal system by compulsively reenacting her mother's abjection from the social order: albeit antithetically, through an uncompromising adherence to truth and chastity.
Chapter 4 deals with Pasolini's Decameron, antithetically framed by Ser Cepparello and Giotto.
Curran suggests, as Bloom does to a lesser degree, that Shelley's "Hymn" "responds antithetically to Coleridge's 'Hymn Before Sunrise,'" written in 1802 (Curran 58; Bloom 11; 35).
In "The Killers" (which employs several of Cezanne's techniques) Hemingway turns Henry's lunchroom into a similarly antithetically reflective arena in which we glimpse deadly arrangements being made in the kitchen, behind the mirrored wall, while out in front of this mirror a trap is being set for Ole Andreson.
This is not to quarrel with Hollander's majestic book, but to learn from it antithetically.
His Southwestern background provided him with freedom and possibility; the South, antithetically, offered restriction and limitation; and the North allowed him a mature synthesis.
Here, structuralism and deconstruction are equally, if antithetically, limiting.
Because Stasia, who frenetically writes outlandish poetry and paints harrowing pictures, typically acts antithetically to the stoic, well-ordered mode of behavior demanded by Henry's mother, she very probably could draw attention away from Henry (who usually adopts a pseudo-self that suppresses his own artistic impulses in order to maintain homeostasis) and onto her own actions, thus causing Henry's anxiety to recede somewhat.
The oriental world, antithetically, organizes everything by spaces, by distances between sounds and objects, not by connection.
2) While they reveal a close familiarity with the variously-motivated observations of English travelers, the many comments on refinement and politeness in Blithedale refer as well to the views of American etiquette experts and social reformers, who spoke differently, if not always antithetically, to transatlantic evaluations of republican culture.
Nationalist discourse is thus promulgated as welfare and socialist-oriented, and positioned antithetically to globalization, which is cast as neoliberal- and profit-oriented.
Antithetically, when bargaining power is low, whether someone is a individualist or collectivist in practice is immaterial.
In its historiographical context, Choosing Sides is situated antithetically to The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson, Bernard Bailyn's 1974 keystone of Loyalist scholarship.
Still, Emilia's tales from Day One through Nine are antithetically centered on vices and sufferings.
These guys (banks) for whatever reasons for five years behaved antithetically to all precepts of banking and now if I were to increase the recapitalisation from Rs 25,000 crore to say Rs 1 lakh crore, we are basically saying "naughty boy, here is your lollypop".