from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Succession by turns; alternation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Succession by turns; alternation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic
- noun The concept that there exist
alternateworlds or universes to the one in which we live.
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The full force of Steiner's image is in language as man's response to the "alternity" of evolution.
Britain build "narratives of dislocation and alternity" with discursive responses transcending the conceptual category of nationalism and single national identities
This story of alternity identifies the smoke and mirrors itself as a heuristic; it is the visible which reveals the hidden.
Second, the motive of translation is the easing of otherness or "alternity."
Although O’Sullivan, like many of his early twentieth-century predecessors, would deny the effect of this "sphere" by claiming that "every nation is a separate being" ( "Literary Properties" 308); the best and worst imaginings of Whig and Democratic America require the specter of England, for it is this projected "alternity," to borrow Paul Giles’s term, that gives meaning and purpose to
A remarkable example of this alternity can be found in Hawthorne’s story
At such moments, the chimera of alternity fades, and the Democratic Review, like Hawthorne’s narrator in "Howe’s Masquerade," calls attention to its failed attempt to throw a tinge of Democratic romance over the realities of these transnational literary scenes.