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- adv. In a discursive manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a discursive manner.
- Argumentatively; by reasoning or argument.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a rambling manner
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To me, the real work being done by this paragraph is in the way it settles the reader into the novel's discursively shaped world, begins to evoke a particular kind of relationship between narrator and character.
PDEG effectively acted as a vehicle for the continued articulation of these values, situating the DSE women fighters 'at the front, [as] the pioneers, the chosen leaders' of this (just) cause, and hence linking discursively the efforts and imagery of the ubiquitous women fighters to the overall cause for women's incorporation into post-war society as political and social equals.
What can be illuminated here is not so much how the worldview was transformed in Ruvu spheres of the Northeast-Coastal Bantu cultural zone — because it in fact appears mostly intact — but rather how its framework was treated discursively at a local level while being deeply rooted in an ancient episteme.
Jumblatt was a charming patrician, comfortable speaking Arabic, French, or English, always ready to pour visitors a drink and discursively discuss a poet he had just discovered or the latest books about international affairs he had ordered from Amazon.
Philosophy thus secularizes its theological ambitions and becomes discursively cosmopolitan in the process.
Even in comedic and satiric forms that suspended the stability of this dominant gender ideology, it remained particularly complicated for Romantic women playwrights to portray a body scientifically sexed as female and discursively gendered as feminine that might challenge prevailing medical accounts that devalued the female body as an aberration deviating from the male anatomical “norm.”
In light of this recognition, should we not be on the alert for poems that not only stage the relation of these two kinds of sound in poetry but also deal with it discursively?
It is the fourth and probable final book about Duane Moore, who we first met in The Last Picture Show as a teenager and then followed discursively through adulthood in Texasville and incipient old age in Duane's Depressed.
Now we have to figure out what to do about the discursively impoverished.
What Crowley heard as "ranting" and "haranguing" could have been simply the way a Harvard professor talks -- discursively.
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