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anatomize

(ə-năt′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. anato·mized, anato·mizing, anato·mizes
To dissect (an animal or other organism) to study the structure and relation of the parts.

a·nat′o·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Not only are the two protagonists, Gismond and Tancred, mirrors in which Elizabeth might read herself, but the play's anatomization of the lovesick, female body potentially encompasses the queen herself.
Incidentally, this is credited to John Barker, a well-known prodigy writer, and offers an arresting slant on the 1560s in terms of its anatomization and itemization of the monster's parts, instructions to read the "image" and conjunction of themes of death and repentance.
This is followed by a discussion, in chapter 4, of "Mentre vaga Angioletta" from 1638 to exemplify the anatomization of the female voice in the manner of contemporary dissections of wombs.
To be sure, Como provides a fine anatomization of the puritan forms of antinomian sociability, and he rightly stresses the Eatonists' indebtedness to Reformed conceptions of divine-human relations that structured the thinking of the mainstream.
There is a wonderful image of bodily anatomization in the Lady Gregory which cuts closest to the bone: 'To open me to analyse me you would know what sort of a pain and a soreness I have in my heart and in my chest' (p.
This lecherous anatomization, coupled with the repetitive use of the diminutive 'Ameliazinha', underlines the seemingly unbendable symbolic structure of patriarchal domination facilitated by the confession and Amaro's priestly status.
Tom Mboya reviewed Kenyan developments; Cedric Belfrage, editor-in-exile of the American progressive sheet, The National Guardian, supplied comment on the compromised Afro-American People's Solidarity Conference in Cairo in 1958 as well as on the governance of Kerala, India where the Communist Party held power but functioned, according to Belfrage, like social democrats; and Peter Worsley and John Rex provided occasional forays into Africa, including a lengthy anatomization of Mau Mau, a discussion of the shifting nature of Labour Party policy as it related to race and the African National Congresses, and comment on colonialism and liberation movements.
There is no multifaceted anatomization of pride and prejudice--just a display in various contexts of Bridget's charming haplessness and ineptitude .
Rather, as I hope to demonstrate, their anatomization of human folly tends to validate Davis's claim that "[f]or the modem satiric novelist, there is no exit in time" (Forms of His Time 27).