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contrapuntal

Music characterized by counterpoint
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In return, yet independently of each other's project, they decide to treat this obsessive fear contrapuntally, that is, deplorable and ridiculous.
Reading the story contrapuntally, this essay interrogates the circumstances around Falk's "crime", unravelling the narrator's own preconceptions and prejudices which feed into society's fixation with labels and stereotypes such as "savages" and "cannibals".
In his larger comparativist study of Weltliteratur with the themes of empire and nationhood, Edward Said writes: "As we look back at the cultural archive, we begin to reread it not univocally but contrapuntally, with a simultaneous awareness both of the metropolitan history that is narrated and of those other histories against which (and together with which) the dominating discourse acts" (51).
This scaffolding works contrapuntally with the emotional heart of the story.
I highly recommend reading their essays all at once, and contrapuntally.
With the unravelling of such layers we are able to read the painting contrapuntally.
Said's unique experiences, his history and his engagement with music and text allowed this exile to dance on the margins of life, like no other, in double time, contrapuntally, surrendering to the song of life which he still sings to us with passionate and intellectual majesty.
The dynamics must be such that a different quantity of tone can be produced at different levels of playing so that the texture and quality of tone, although different for each finger, can be interrelated and can blend in the different motifs that are going on simultaneously The finger's touch, tonal quantity and quality must relate as the lines move horizontally and contrapuntally to each other as, for example, in a four-voiced fugue.
Because, their status as colonized subjects ensures that his frustrated identifications complement her frustrated desires, they engage contrapuntally in a kind of danse macabre with each other.
Nijinsky replaced balletic virtuosity with a virtuosity of nuance permitting the body to move contrapuntally with itself; different parts moved in isolation from each other and yet in harmony.
Moreover, the organization of the speech, which functioned contrapuntally at a thematic level, extended the logic of the master metaphor sequentially at the level of argument by addressing a series of key issues anticipated by Truman's speech writers.
Contrapuntally, political realities in the United States and elsewhere appear to preclude the second option, i.