monomania

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monomania

an excessive mental preoccupation with one thing, idea, etc.
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Thus Etheria/Zephyra is killed by the violent figure which in the novel stands for the myth of a universal Adamic language, for the Oneness which is equally and monomaniacally pursued both by Angus and Tubbs.
I think it is fair to say that the Holy Spirit, according to the apostolic witness, is almost monomaniacally Christ-centered.
Jarrell's generous and humane tribute is very different from such recent bullying appropriations as that of Harold Bloom in Wallace Stevens: The Poems of Our Climate (1977), a book both grotesquely jargon-ridden (the likes of "transumptive" "kenosis" "clinamen" and "aporia" fall like bird droppings) and monomaniacally obsessed with a King Charles's head of a theory (on every --literally every--page Bloom insists that Stevens is groaning under the influence of Emerson, whom Stevens in fact disliked, and of Whitman, whom he liked well this side of idolatry).