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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of reinscribe.

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Examples

  • When Gayatri Spivak concluded that the subaltern has no voice because even voice has been appropriated beforehand by the oppressor, and "liberation" merely reinscribes that voice in new ways, it is hard to see where this leads concretely but to a denial of agency on the part of the oppressed.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • But the irony of Fatah's approach is that it exactly mirrors, in fact reinscribes, the very form of prescription that he claims to oppose.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • And this one-dimensional depiction of Mary conveniently reinscribes black mothers 'fear that haunts us daily -- that we're never good enough.

    Black Motherhood Lost at the Oscars

  • And this one-dimensional depiction of Mary conveniently reinscribes black mothers' fear that haunts us daily -- that we're never good enough.

    Irene Monroe: Black Motherhood Lost at the Oscars

  • But when the artistic portrayal of the characters and people Daniels is trying to bring to life in a new way reinscribes century-old stereotypes, Daniels -- albeit with good intentions -- has caused harm.

    Irene Monroe: Black Motherhood Lost at the Oscars

  • Thus, the quest for equality is based on and reinscribes male normativeness in Judaism, while suppressing specifically female spiritual expression.

    Ritual in the United States.

  • Silhouette's kiss of a nurse in Times Square on V-J day reinscribes gays and lesbians into popular culture in general and superhero stories in particular, in a period when they'd been rendered taboo and invisible by the prevailing "values":

    Archive 2009-03-22

  • Cheesiness becomes a means then of speaking about emotion and embodiedness in a way that connectively reinscribes these things to questions of gender.

    Bedtime Reading

  • One might argue that such a statement is a reaction formation, a defense against desire, but doing so reinscribes the sexualized essence that Foucault wished to question.

    Romantic Loves: A Response to _Historicizing Romantic Sexuality_

  • This division of groups according to identities reinscribes the same system that has brought us to this historical conjuncture.

    Heterosexism and the African American Community

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