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thewordturkey commented on the word Gongorism
MY 2 cents: I normally paraphrase via my understanding of course, with a tinge of digression, only to ramify our knowledge (and I like to read my writing).
A style of Baroque verse characterized by pretentious
prolixity and circumlocutious syntax, to obfuscate meaning.
Gongorism is an eponym derived from Don Luis de Góngora y Argote.
A synonym for Gongorism is Culteranismo.
December 18, 2010
thewordturkey commented on the word zeitgeist
Note on semantic correlation of zeitgeist with ethos: though I believe they can be used interchangeably to signify the distinctive character, outlook, "spirit of the time", etc.; zeitgeist tends to more so refer to the past.
December 17, 2010
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