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Externalize

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Astrological influences are often thought of as affecting the inner side of life first (e.g., emotionally or mentally) and then manifesting as an event in the outer world. The term externalize is often used to describe this outward manifestation.

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Inspired by neon advertising signage, the shapeless garment externalizes the body's circuitry and acts as a transformative, all-consuming costume.
For example, Bouson usefully illustrates that, in The Bluest Eye, Geraldine "externalizes her own status anxiety by projecting her fear of being seen as the stigmatized racial Other--the 'dirty' black--onto Pecola." But Susan Willis covers similar territory in "Eruptions of Funk: Historicizing Toni Morrison," an essay Bouson does not cite.
Similarly, in "Empty Bed Blues," Bessie Smith externalizes, objectifies, and embodies feelings of loneliness and abandonment in the image of an empty bed: