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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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In the context of these observations about style, particularly Adorno's argument about parataxis resisting the linguistic construction of the subject, we should return to the interrupting phrase from the beginning of the passage: "he loved teasing his sister who had a real temper, as Ma always said as she picked up pieces of broken crockery and bits of hated vegetable scattered all over the floor." The mother throughout the passage illustrates the attempt to use language to "externalize" experience and create subjectivity in her children.
This exhibition redeploys the facial trope and employs parataxis and ironic framing.
This essay opened with the figure of parataxis and the list-like jumble that animates the Facebook pages and media consumption of young Indigenous Australians not to revivify the poetics of postmodernism (e.g.
Likewise, when translators constantly convert parataxis to hypotaxis, the essential character of the prose is altered.
Zimmer manages this through syntactical parataxis, a device he neglects in his poetry and which Tolkien uses in abundance.
In addition to shaping attention and inspiring imagination, parataxis presents us with multiplicity that we must then make the effort of unifying within our imagination.
21) argue that whereas taxis can be divided into parataxis and hypotaxis, the logico-semantic relationships are of two broad kinds: expansion (comprising extension, enhancement and elaboration) and projection (comprising locution and idea) (cf.
In that language, intervening material of the kind discussed here (79) between the subject and the main verb is common to every subordinate clause, and there is no evidence that this may be a readability or comprehensibility problem for speakers (Thurmair; Marschall; Wegener; Bisiada, "From Hypotaxis to Parataxis" 49).
Turning to the formal construction of this passage, we can detect the use of parataxis, defined in linguistic terms as the ordering of propositions or clauses without indicating the relation of co-ordination or subordination between the said propositions or clauses.