oblique technique

ob·lique tech·nique

(ō-blēk' tek-nēk')
Using the working-end of an electronically powered instrument with lateral surface in an oblique-almost horizontal-orientation to long axis of tooth. The tip is positioned in a similar manner to that of the working-end of a curette.
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Giuditta Isotti Rosowky's "Pavese: il romanzo deludente" asserts that Pavese's literary quest was to found the coherence of the novel or stylistic situations that "would replace the casualty of plot and realistic mimesis" with a thematic plot and the "oblique technique" of indirection.