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Synonyms for paralipsis

suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted

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En la novela de Stendhal, el narrador deberia informar al narratario lo que el actor, Octavio, sabe acerca de si mismo: no hacerlo constituye un caso de paralipsis.
This status is someone who informs the process of concealment and revelation in simultaneous inexplicit or withheld information flow as paralepsis (giving of more information than is the norm given the degree of constraint according to focalization or perspective from which story told), or paralipsis (false omission) or analepses (33) (fill in gaps to provide necessary info about a character or event).
Clay" manifestly suggests that Maria is a Magdalene, but in its gaps and omissions, its characteristic paralipsis, the story reminds readers of how little we know about these women in our midst who wash our dirty linen, metaphorically witnessing our secrets.
The effect produced for its readers is similar to that of paralipsis, a trope that enables a person to declare that he or she is not saying what an utterance communicates.
Hernandez, en un articulo titulado "Tribulaciones de un picaflor de La Biela", denuncia diversas paralipsis y presuntos olvidos malintencionados de Bioy Casares en esa especie de note-book que es Descanso de caminantes, a la vez que reprueba varias indiscreciones que considera perjudiciales e innecesarias.
There are several basic problems that arise with the attempt to conceptualize "omniscience" in first-person narratives: first, the term "omniscience" itself is, as Culler and others argue, of questionable usefulness because it is often over-used and under-defined; second, issues of reliability arise whenever paralepsis and/or paralipsis disrupt Grice's principles of cooperation (4); and third, the differences between the various first-person "omniscient" narratives and narrators require a differentiated conceptualization.
But despite all the details, within this internal analepsis we find what Genette has named a paralipsis (52), a sort of lateral ellipsis where the narrator sidesteps a given element.
El epigrafe de sor Juana Ines de la Cruz es una paralipsis de ella
25) Yet, provided that we stick to Genette's terminology, what we have here comes closer to a paralipsis than to an ellipsis: the intradiegetic narrator (consciously) neglects to mention that he is identical with the commander in his tale, simply sidestepping a very important element without breaking the narrative continuity--the result is similar to a heterodiegetic autobiography.
Voisin-Fougere systematically examines this novel in terms of its manifestation of each element of an extensive taxonomy of irony, consisting of antiphrasis, emphasis, comparison, metaphor, oxymoron, mise en abyme, paralipsis, euphemism, asyndeton, and parataxis, among other 'indices figuratifs' and strategies of ironic silence and dissimulated authorial presence.
This passage is followed by a blank space on the page, and while these spaces are somewhat common in Ernaux's later texts, which are organized episodically, the reader of La Honte might see this particular blank as something more (or rather l ess): that is, as representing quite literally a hole or paralipsis [3] in the childhood account that La Place's narrator supplies.
The compilers of technical and theoretical treatises(4) occasionally tackled the question, on the whole rather briefly, stressing in clear terms or by paralipsis how little the copy worthy of the name (moxie) can, any more than the original, do without the "movement of life" (shengdong), and without the "breath", "spirit" (qi), or without "spiritual resonance" (qiyun), a fundamental notion in any reflection on art but one that understandably makes translators quail when they attempt to translate it from Chinese into other languages.
Lipman, practitioner par-excellence of the argument ad hominem and paralipsis in the service of reactionary criticism, never fails to elicit a reaction from his readers; one might best consider Lipman the music world's equivalent of Rush Limbaugh.
8) In section 4, however, we comment on Genette's notions of paralipsis and paralepsis which appear to be violations of (R1) and (R4).
The novel has been called too neat, "a touch self-satisfied, rather too much conscious of its high moral ground" (Anderson 39), and its narrator, in her recurring use of paralipsis, too "skilled" a "rhetorician and .