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transfixion

 [trans-fik´shun]
a cutting through from within outward, as in amputation.

trans·fix·ion

(trans-fik'shŭn),
A maneuver in amputation in which the knife is passed from side to side through the soft parts, close to the bone, and the muscles are then divided from within outward.
[L. transfixio (see transfix)]

trans·fix·ion

(trans-fik'shŭn)
A maneuver in amputation in which the knife is passed from side to side through the soft parts, close to the bone, and the muscles are then divided from within in an outward direction.
[L. transfixio, transfix]
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The documentaries, like the popular media in the United States, exemplify a transfixion with the problem of executing an innocent man.
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Wandering on my own a few days later, it takes the first drops of a deluge to stir me from my transfixion in the middle of the country lane, cows staring at me and I staring at the rusty notice on the pole, warning in both English and Irish that "Persons throwing stones at the telegraph will be prosecuted..
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(9) Rosa's report of her confrontation with Clytie (who"passes" for Henry to the eye of Rosa who, "running out of the bright afternoon" into "the dim light" [109], has yet to adjust to the darkness) testifies unwittingly to a tension between her transfixion with Clytie's visual sameness and her defensive impulse to name the woman "interracial Other." And, through his portrayal of Rosa's discursive struggle against bodily sensation, Faulkner foregrounds how, even as language helps a white subject differentiate himself/herself from the constructed "interracial object," the visual homogeneity created by racial passing can complicate this dichotomizing function of language.