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apperceive

(ăp′ər-sēv′)
tr.v. apper·ceived, apper·ceiving, apper·ceives
1. To perceive (something) while being conscious of perceiving.
2. To perceive (something) in terms of past experience.
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Axiom 4: The sacrificial consciousness can't apperceive death due to its ontic connection to the latter.
Abandoning the pretense to capture the perfect portrait of Delie, whether in his thought, his heart, his soul, or his memory --to apperceive her--the poet loses entirely on the score of expression or depiction--he deceives, estranges, and disappoints himself--but he gains pleasure: "Si plaisamment ainsi ie me decoy"; "pour le bien ia receu"; "Pour non m'oster du plaisir, ou ie suis" (emphasis added).
Some of "Prologue: An Interim" is overtly political as perception takes the poet in that direction, and the sum of the poem is certainly political as it strives toward a language that can still remain viable even as it is used to manipulate understanding, but it is also personally political as it temporarily allows the poet to view, to apperceive, the inscape of the postmodern situation at one point in 1968.
To apperceive it in its spectacularized form, however--as reproducible image, as information--is to enter into a collective experience: one nation, under a cathode ray.
Abandoning the pretense to capture the perfect portrait of Delie, whether in his thought, his heart, his soul, or his memory--to apperceive her--the poet loses entirely on the score of expression or depiction--he deceives, estranges, and disappoints himself--but he gains pleasure: "Si plaisamment ainsi ie me decoy"; "pour le bien ia receu"; "Pour non m'oster du plaisir, ou ie suis" (emphasis added).