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microcosm

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man regarded as epitomizing the universe
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25] Transamerica panoramically and microcosmically visualizes the lyrics of Dolly Parton's Oscar-nominated "Just Travelin' Thru" that she wrote for the film:
3) In Landowner's Morning, the only segment of the original Novel project to be published, Nekhliudov represents microcosmically the aristocratic electoral union as he strives to find his own happy medium between his personal understanding of righteous authority and the popular freedom of the peasants.
The distinctiveness of her approach and of her scholarly voice are apparent both microcosmically, as she speaks from the page in a prose that is nuanced and witty, and macrocosmically in the interlocking problematics she has delineated for study: the status of lyric as a literary kind; the vexed question of its relation to narrative; the audiences it presupposes and/or seeks to engage; the expectations of immediacy, presence and "voiceability" that it resists or modulates with distancing devices of many kinds; the co-existence of length and brevity, fluidity and stability, in stanzaic poems and lyric sequences.
In addition to witnessing to Toronto's response to the King verdict, Riot's main achievement is to microcosmically map numerous examples of what 'African Canadian' might look like.
First, I will discuss what Mondrian would call the "tragic" elements of the text, then I will address the trialogue, and finally, I will analyze a paragraph from the manifesto-like chapter, "L'essenza e la sua attuazione immediata: l'arte," which intertextually ties Le forze umane to Mondrian's writings microcosmically.
Landnahme constitutes the fourth novel in a 22-year time span in which Hein has woven a story paradigmatic first for the GDR and then for Germany and its modern history, modeled microcosmically on the small town in Saxony where he grew up, each time reflecting upon the conditions under which he had lived and the attitudes he had encountered there.
For Strauss, the irresolvable antithesis between reason and revelation was the explosive catalyst for the whole of the Western tradition and expressed itself microcosmically at both the political and individual level.
Davis 21), white American refusal of African American legitimacy exemplified a disconnect within the principles and practices of American democracy, microcosmically contained within the fractured fraternal order of Freemasons.
In terms of the dichotomous model described in the first part of this essay, all the responses I received from the next generation of comparatists, as microcosmically represented by the graduate program in comparative literature at UC Davis, in essence support a humanistic curriculum based in literary history and the comparative study of canonical literary texts in their original languages--but this curriculum has been renovated.
In this sense, movement through the medieval church is microcosmically linked to movement on the mappa mundi, the journey to the pilgrimage center of Jerusalem.
The most effective methods available to counselors involve analyzing the client's "here-and-now in-therapy behavior and demonstrating that the client recreates microcosmically, in the therapy situation, the same situation that he or she faces in life (Yalom, 1980, p.