parataxis

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par·a·tax·is

(par'ă-tak'sis),
An older term for the psychological state or repository of attitudes, ideas, and experiences accumulated during personality development that are not effectively assimilated or integrated into the growing mass and residue of the other attitudes, ideas, and experiences of an individual's personality.
Synonym(s): parataxia
[para- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]
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Yet whereas Mueller reads Donne as "doing away with the distinction," I suggest that he paratactically layers meanings here, reading the situation for its literal and metaphorical meanings (i.
The first, "The Image Record," paratactically captures voices, texts, thoughts, images, and moments:
However, because these "countless examples" can only be connected paratactically, can only be placed alongside one another, seeing 9/11 as exemplary-because-typical is as presentist as seeing 9/11 as exemplary-because-singular.
This keystone is, I think, borrowed from Bishop's "Over 2000 Illustrations," where the speaker says of her paratactically linked travels, "what frightened me most of all" was an "open, gritty marble trough .
That Old Ben's "rising" recalls Rider's extended form operates paratactically to hybridize two images, drawing a black through a beast so that a deeply problematic desire may be figured.
The disparate signs are instructive not for what they sell, but for the way the text paratactically juxtaposes them to produce surreal contexts (like the ghetto itself) in which transparent readings are undermined: General Ham and smoked ham, chicken and insurance, funerals and fertile "womens.
The comma in the final line may be interpreted paratactically and hypotactically, that is, "Man / Outwardly and inwardly contemplated" as well as "Man / Outwardly and therefore inwardly contemplated.
Notably, the passage also presents paratactically suspended sentence fragments with fragmented sentences about hanging.
1) Downing y Locke (1992: 274) definen el termino dause-complex como "a unit consisting of two of more clauses related either paratactically or hypotactically, but not by embedding.
The logic in the NRP functioned paratactically (the linking of ideas in a non-hierarchical constellation), avoiding the hypotatic impulse (one which demands subordination) embedded in totalitarian logic (Perelman and Olbrechts-Tyteca, The New Rhetoric 158).
Downing y Locke (1992: 274) definen el termino clause-complex como "a unit consisting of two or more clauses related either paratactically or hypotactically, but not by emdedding.
The book proceeds paratactically, adducing the scattered evidence in various ways that Humphries claims to be "paradigmatic" but "not typical" (202).