Now fiction's cutting away from, or breaking off from, the world's other discourses, at least as Cather instances a modernist version of the break, seems less than sanative
. What hath the Jamesian ivory tower wrought?
The distinction, though, is that whereas Byronic hypocrisy is sentimentally incorrect owing to its purported insincerity, "fictions" like heroics are happily "devalued" by the poet's "sanative
demythologizing" and liberal agenda (Manning 237-38).
Mottram's Skene as an advocate for the sanative
effect of humour while taking no notice of the complexity of attitudes in The Spanish Farm trilogy.
According to the view of the organizing committee, it is crucial for children to receive quality sanative
recreation, which will give them the needed inspiration for the school year ahead, fading away the shadow of war.
The Political Unconscious: Sanative
as a Symbolic Act.
Texts such as this indicate that it would be simplistic to equate justification with the forensic or imputed dimension of saving grace, or to equate sanctification with the intrinsic or transforming, sanative
dimension.(18) Justification is already intrinsic and transformative.