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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.
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).
But Hazlitt discerned in Burke's anatomization of the revolutionary French something that struck him as true about the whole new world that had been born at the end of the eighteenth century.
Aggravated punishments' such as post-mortem decapitation, anatomization or gibbeting were phased out in the 1820s and 1830s.
Grave anatomization of local literary strategies seems pointless in the absence of a response to the ostensible basic aim of the writers concerned: to touch the heart, to stir the imagination, to give delight.
The medical application of the lines about ulcers and suppositories chimes in with what little we know about the contents of the plays in which he was represented - that they were full of medical horseplay: the author of Pasquill and Marforius, for instance, refers to a stage Martin both administering emetics and suffering anatomization.
holiday, and Michael Kinsley's 1984 anatomization of the role of "the gaffe" in presidential campaigns (a gaffe being something that "occurs not when a politician lies, but when he tells the truth") is as amusing as it is insightful.
If not: Mmn, then not: Rxt [P1** & O2**], which doesn't really help against the sceptic (except as a further aid towards the anatomization of the self-defeatingness" of the sceptical position) without the assumption that not: Mmn.
33) Or of "For Love," bitter anatomization of a swollen, exposed subjectivity in its "tedium,/ despair, a painful/ sense of isolation and/ whimsical if pompous/ self-regard.
There are different methods of anonymization such as: Generalization, Suppression, Anatomization, Permutation and Perturbation.
In a passage that echoes Aurora's own anatomization of her narrating body in Book V, Marian parses out her physical sensations and assigns them an expressive function.
The depth, degree, and duration of the psychological anatomization of his characters, their crimes and guilt, are too intense and too unremitting, so much so in fact that the novel exposes the superficiality of French novelists such as Sue, Dumas, or George Sand to whom Hawthorne is sometimes unjustly compared.