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serial

[sir′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, series, row
pertaining to a succession, arrangement, or order of items.

serial

(sē′rē-ăl) [L. series, row, chain]
In numerical order, in continuity, or in sequence, as in a series.

serial

part of a series.

serial homology
see serial homology.
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Though the couple plays to expectations in this scene, Sonnet XVII arrests the narrative with a domestic tableau, another instance of how seriality stalls forward movement.
9) This theory of seriality allows us to look at the act of reading as a kind of action that deterritorializes the components of the narrative (that is, the characters, their relations, and the larger field in which the characters find themselves as nodal points in this field) and those of readers/viewers simultaneously.
By tracing the processes of assembly of the early quartos and the agents who accumulated them, I find that the principles of seriality and historicity, and not authorship, largely motivated their collection.
After the initial, free, instantaneous upsurge (the 'apocalypse') the group is then threatened with dissolution into seriality.
An unintended consequence of Perry's approach is to demonstrate the artistic limits of the Mondo Piccolo tales, which do not lie in their restricted linguistic range, nor in their seriality and similarity, nor again in their flat and stereotyped characterization.
The chapter discusses Spicer's serial poem Billy the Kid and how much weight he put on seriality in poetry in his later work.
Morris' is work that involves, in various ways, industrial materials or industrial concepts of design, the possibility of seriality, the challenge to uniqueness and skill, and an emphasis on labour and reproduction, as well as a more or less obviously articulated concern with political and social themes.
41) Unbound seriality is exemplified in his thinking by "open-to-the-world plurals" such as nationalists, bureaucrats, or member states of the United Nations.
In such a discontinuation and clearance is the very confirmation of the difference and articulation between before and after that constitutes the seriality of time.
Furthermore, the seriality of mechanical modes of production leads us to perceive that outside as a singular and authentic context of which the object is only a trace" (133).
Tillyard's influential study on the history plays, arguments for seriality have tended to elaborate grand narratives within an ideological framework.
Benua thus argues that we do not need to introduce seriality into OT, (although this is a logical option) in order to account for the behaviour of different word classes.