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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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In medieval typology, type prefigures antitype: Isaac prefigures Samson who prefigures Christ, just as Peircean Person prefigures Subject who prefigures Agent.
Garry Wills' 18th book is a series of vignettes about individuals he considers leaders in a catalogue of enterprises, counterpointed against snapshots of non-leaders--in the author's jargon, "antitypes."
No longer would New England men and women inhabit the same metaphorical position as feminine objects of divine grace in the rhetoric of Puritan piety, a semiotic equality made all the more significant by the Puritan tendency to conflate type and antitype, or sign and signifier.
He comments that blue eyes and blond hair are "recommended though not required" traits of the tough Jews, and notes the irony that the rugged Jewish warrior-hero has now come to resemble the mythic Aryan figure that Nazi Germany fashioned as an antitype to conventional notions of the physically frail Jew.
It is an area of tension that joins together and transforms past and future, type and antitype, within an inseparable constellation.
Inversion reshapes Egypt and its artifacts into the antitype of rabbinic culture, and the rabbinic metanarrative reframes the found objects of the Egyptian tradition in virtue of their ability to create meaning for current events.
Immunofluorescence staining of the skin of patients using antitype VII collagen antibodies showed that the normal bright linear staining is absent in severe generalized recessive dystrophic EB, but present in dominant dystrophic EB [1,3] The main feature of dominant dystrophic EB is that the skin is generally less fragile than in severe generalized recessive dystrophic EB.
Within the creative vision of the novel, Adam Bede serves as an antitype of the "First Adam," father of the human race, while Dinah Morris is depicted as a New Eve, that is to say, as an antitype of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
In the poem, Haman's attempt to kill the Persian Jews becomes the "type" for the later deception of Recife's Jews (the "antitype").
(28) Dianora is the antitype of all the wives in the Decameron who rebel against their husbands (Dec.
It is the antitype of the Unitarian heroic subject valorized in "The Destiny of Nations" and "Religious Musings." Most devastatingly for Unitarian hopes, it is always already claimed by guilt, thus ruining the dream of perfectibility for which Locke's philosophy opened space.
To single out one of these exegetes, John of Salisbury argues that "Dido is the fallen type of desire, and Lavinia, with her 'sweet embraces,' is the corrected antitype" (111).