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a person or thing represented or foreshadowed by a type or symbol

an opposite or contrasting type

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For a discussion of the Babylonian and Persian kings as antitypes to the coming of Christ the king, see Glynne Wickham, 'Stage and Drama till 1660', Christopher Ricks (ed.
When this happens, the present magically becomes the antitype or repetition of previous history but with the added luminosity of truth revealed, and fulfilled: the code cracked.
The two antitypes are basically sociological categories--what Lonergan refers to as general categories.
12) For example, Adam as type is explained according to the ways in which he prefigures, predicts, and points to the fulfillment of Christian history in the antitype Christ.
Furthermore, the incarnation (that is, the totality of the Messiah's life) is the thematic centre of book xii, and it is antitype and type at the same time.
Akiba and Elisha ben Abuyah (Aher) seems clear, in that they are antitypes in Rabbinical literature; Akiba is the quintessential sage of Talmudic tradition, whereas Elisha ben Abuyah is the quintessential heretic who abandoned Judaism to pursue Greek philosophy later in life.
05 and all exhibit very small Q-values; for CONTRIBUTION x ANALYSIS, all of the significant types and antitypes can already be explained on the basis of the interaction between LENGTH and CONTRIBUTION.
3] However, like many Reformation and post-Reformation writers, Lanyer is also the heir to a concerted revision of typology: "As it became increasingly recognized as the fundamental symbolic mode of the Bible, the reformers began to use biblical typology in a more complex way than simply matching Old Testament types with New T estament antitypes.
Rue des pas perdus follows the peregrinations of a series of characters as antitypes in an urban setting: a postal employee, his co-worker and lover, and their enervated host, Gerard; a taxi driver who is searching for his Toyota together with Letoile, an apparently streetwise ten- year-old boy; a jester of the ravine; and a brothel-keeper who continually addresses herself as if to an audience of listeners.
In fact, it is Rhoda's "white" blood, her paternal lineage, which is identified as the source of her nervous problem: "[If] Olney ever had any regret it was that the sunny-natured antitypes of her mother's race had not endowed her with more of the heaven-born cheerfulness with which it meets contumely and injustice.
Attention is directed away to places in the poem that are not pertinent to political dominance and proto-capitalism but that still have a familiarity, "a postulated unity" with passus 6: from the half-acre we look ahead to the pardon in passus 7, where the "beggeres and bidderes" - antitypes of the "libbynge laborers" who "treweliche wynnen" (60-61) - are "noght in the bulle" (64), and back to the field of folk in the Prologue, rife with social deviants, "dykeres and delveres that doon hire dedes ille" (224).
Hyde compellingly demonstrates that in fact Lawrence shows a marked preference for the types of the old dispensation, "the Pagan, aristocratic, lordly, sensuous" over the spiritual antitypes of the new dispensation, "Christian, humble, spiritual, unselfish and democratic.
For example, his account of types and antitypes in Daniel Derondo suggests a most satisfying structure, but all readers know that however much they would like Jewish sections to be as compelling and moving as the |Gwendolen' sections, in fact they are not.
Like their antitypes, they are both orphaned and deposed by evil regents, marry under the same circumstances as in Havelok, and go through danger and warfare before they are happily restored to their inheritances.
And at the same time that the Siege-poet establishes these Jews as antitypes of Christ, their dispersed remains symbolize the diaspora that the destruction of Jerusalem will effect.