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antitype

a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
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But this sense of the contagiousness of her crime, and the catastrophe it produces in Camelot, which Tennyson has so much amplified from his sources, may nonetheless be entirely specious, since it stems from qualities Guinevere shares with even the most exemplary of the women of her kingdom, including her apparent antitype, "Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat.
With this shift of terms, however, Michelangelo becomes the new telos of Vasari's developmental history, rhetorically replacing Christ as the fulfillment, antitype, and perfecter of life on earth.
Anne and Herod were invoked together in medieval sermons as the type and antitype of the genealogically legitimate, nurturing parent; see Coletti's essays "Re-Reading the Story of Herod in the Middle English Innocents Plays," in Thomas Hahn and Alan Lupack (eds.
Chopin emphasizes Madame Ratignolle's almost allegorical status as antitype to Howellsian realism by saying that her appearance suggests "the bygone heroine of romance and the fair lady of our dreams" [9].
Paris--as remembered by Godfrey--is another, if more private, archetype of the city as beautiful, lovable place, another antitype of Washington and Chicago.
Tiffauges is John's antitype primarily because both visionaries assume a certain moral stance toward life in society and then allow this stance to govern their whole existence.
It is the hint of trouble attending Odysseus in Homer that fifth-century poets perceive and develop into a conception of him as an essential antitype, one whose talents resemble those of the sophistic teachers and speechwriters who champion his cause, that is, the fabricators of character who are paid to suit ethos to the situation at hand and to teach others to do the same.
The cautionary antitype of this mirroring triad is the incestuous family of Satan, Sin, and Death.
As elaborated by the Church Fathers and commentators on the Bible down the centuries, it became a system whereby every Gospel `type' could be shown to have its antitype in the Old Testament.
Moreover, Eliot's identification of Rousseau as the political antitype of Filmer suggests a more obvious source for his familiarity with the theory of patriarchalism.
38 On the nature of Utgard, and in particular, on the figure of Utgarda-Loki as either the transformed Skrymir himself or as an antitype of Loki (who Returning from his exploits at the Danish court, Beowulf comes home to Hygelac to tell of his adventures.
In this verse Adam is depicted as the antitype of Jesus.