analeptic


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analeptic

[¦an·ə¦lep·tik]
(pharmacology)
Any drug used to restore respiration and a wakeful state.
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It is the particular silence created by "Pantaloon"'s analeptic summary that the deputy cannot bear.
When Roth commits the novel to an analeptic structure, everything is in the nature of flashback.
Although some critics mentioned the natives' role in the labor unrest brewing in the newly independent Sulaco at the end of the novel, none has yet scrutinized how the Indian miners operate in the novel's modernist experimental narrative, which Jakob Lothe describes as analeptic for its jarring movement in time and place.
Loeb believes that both the satyr play and Part 4 are to be understood as possessing an analeptic quality that arises from their juxtaposition of the serious with the farcical.
What do atypical antipsychotics, an analeptic, and targeted magnets have in common?
Kermode's book, which reads like a conversation with a favorite professor, is free of jargon--except for one extraordinary sentence: "But the narratologist will distinguish analepses as either homodiegetic or heterodiegetic, according to the status or otherwise of the story affected by the analeptic intrusion.
The fugacious video, which selectively documented a night of performances organized by Kai Althoff and Brandon Stosuy on July 30, 2009, offered a compact metaphor for the analeptic angle that constitutes the exhibition's premise: Works for the annual are chosen by guest curators based on their own experiences of "looking at art in New York in the previous year.
Effects of certain analeptic drugs on spontaneous running activity of the white rat.
The linearity of the chronological progression is disrupted at this point, an ellipsis separates the image of an indignant Scianatico leaving the courtroom surrounded by his entourage of lawyers, "praticanti e portaborse" (218) [trainees and flunkeys (183)] from the analeptic diegesis with which chapter 8 begins.
Segun ella, es fascinante, cargado de connotaciones simultaneamente eroticas y repulsivas e indica lo vulnerable que es el ser humano; es "a flashback or an analeptic index of a bodily wound .
Judith Wilt holds that the abortion is both an analeptic punishment for Mary's own sexual curiosity and a proleptic attempt by her to escape from her guilt over Freddie's death: "The abortion Mary plans is both her effort to emerge from herself, from her guilty self-imprisonment, and her effort to expiate one death with another, to punish in herself the sexual curiosity that led to Dick's murder of Freddie" (114).
The main forms are retrospection, or analepsis (the analeptic order of the events a,b,c would be c,b,a), and anticipation, or prolepsis (order of the events c,a,b).