anatopism


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a·nat·o·pism

(ă-nat'ō-pizm),
Failure to conform to the cultural pattern.
[G. ana, backward, + topos, place]

anatopism

An obsolete term for social inappropriateness, socially inappropriate.
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The problem explicated in this passage from Said was referred to earlier as "cultural anatopism.
We find the anatopism of Claudius's comment to Gertrude in the wake
As the action of the play begins, Dekker evokes sites of local topography through the convention of anatopism.
2) On anachronism and anatopism, see Vico (333), and Aravamudan (331).