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rhi·zome

(rī'zōm),
The creeping underground stem of some plants (for example, iris, calamus, and sanguinaria).
[G. rhizōma, mass of roots, fr. rhiza, root, + -oma, mass]

rhizome

an underground plant stem, growing more or less horizontally, that usually has roots on its underside and bears buds.

rhizome

a horizontal underground stem (with leaves and buds) that serves as a storage organ and a means of VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION. Rhizomes are found in flowering plants such as Iris.

rhizome (rīˑ·zōm),

n root system of some perennial plants; consists of roots that grow horizontally; may also bear scales and nodes.

rhizome

an underground plant stem that develops roots and leaves at nodes along its length, e.g. in bracken, Sorghum halepense.
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Doing so will also relatedly address how the Ellison essay stands in strong connection to the rhizomatic tendencies of which Invisible Man is an early exemplar in Ellison, tendencies that nearly kept that novel, to re-quote Adam Bradley, "in perpetual motion" and that, to recur to Ellison's words to John Hersey, "continued to be something of a problem" following its success.
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Theoretical literature on social movements recently turned its attention to their rhizomatic nature (Castells, 2012; Funke, 2012).
The essays featured in Theorizing Glissant are organized following a rhizomatic structure.
1) As a formative value, he uses the term to indicate a pure immanence, a phenomenal embeddedness, and it is most useful to consider it in terms of Rioux's work wherein the pure plane seems synonymous with an infinitely unfolding field or quintessentially smooth space without inflective division; here is a rhizomatic entity with innumerable tendrils that reach up and over the threshold of eternity like weeds, spreading throughout hyperspace like wildfire.
The rhizomatic structure of The Tropics Bite Back is very much indebted to Edouard Glissant, whose theoretical frameworks were center-stage in Loichot's previous monograph, Orphan Narratives: The Postplantation Literature of Faulkner, Glissant, Morrison, and Saint-John Perse (2007).
This decision connects to the Deleuzian theoretical concept of deterritorialization, as Liao made a line of flight toward the ocean to explore a horizontal rhizomatic territory, away from the hierarchical arborescent land.
However, it becomes efficiently creative when it is fueled by the drive of creative destruction, the movement of which brings out a latent danger in rhizomatic behaviour to pursue multiplicities in a way that forgets at the same time that it creates (Deleuze and Guattari 9).
Communication takes place along a rhizomatic network of professional journalists, responsive audiences, and citizen journalists, where ethical self-regulation takes place outside the professional realm between citizen journalists themselves.
In this theorization, we move away from Henri Lefebvre and Edward Soja's notions of the urban as a text that can be read, and towards Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's conception of space as rhizomatic.