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(noun) theology dealing with salvation especially as effected by Jesus Christ

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The central arguments around DACA were soteriological

—p.9 Society as Checkpoint (7) by n+1
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The central arguments around DACA were soteriological

—p.9 Society as Checkpoint (7) by n+1
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(adj) anticipatory; a figure of speech in which the speaker raises an objection to their own argument and then immediately answers it; also called procatalepsis

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the signature prolepsis in Garcia Marquez's first sentence

—p.18 Bad Atrocity Writing (12) by n+1
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the signature prolepsis in Garcia Marquez's first sentence

—p.18 Bad Atrocity Writing (12) by n+1
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a Lacanian term (following the linguistics of Saussure); really just another signifier (i.e., something that organises discursive structures) but one which stops the slippage of the signified under the signifier and fixes meaning, thereby forming a stable symbolic order. i don't really know tbh. a platonic ideal of a concept like "freedom" or "health"?

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a master signifier in falling bills, floating, liquid, pouring down on bitches in the proverbial rain

—p.27 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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a master signifier in falling bills, floating, liquid, pouring down on bitches in the proverbial rain

—p.27 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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(noun) a brief moment of emotional excitement; shudder thrill

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the cold frisson of Franklin morbidly displacing the erotic potential of sexual attraction

—p.28 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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the cold frisson of Franklin morbidly displacing the erotic potential of sexual attraction

—p.28 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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(noun) a rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order, in the same or a modified form; e.g. ‘Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.’.

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An attitude might be expressed with just a shift in emphasis, a teasing chiasmus: “Raindrop, drop top” (“Bad and Boujee”).

—p.38 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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An attitude might be expressed with just a shift in emphasis, a teasing chiasmus: “Raindrop, drop top” (“Bad and Boujee”).

—p.38 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

43

The boundaries he pushes are only partly for our benefit; his chameleon love affair with the frisson of the louche

—p.43 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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The boundaries he pushes are only partly for our benefit; his chameleon love affair with the frisson of the louche

—p.43 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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(noun) the mind in its hypothetical primary blank or empty state before receiving outside impressions / (noun) something existing in its original pristine state (philosophy)

47

Could we begin our conversation over again, at a tabula rasa of black creative freedom

—p.47 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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Could we begin our conversation over again, at a tabula rasa of black creative freedom

—p.47 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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(verb) to purify ceremonially

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His plan was to forget the past and move on - no lustration, no looking for scapegoats

—p.73 Something Fishy About Smolensk (71) by n+1
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His plan was to forget the past and move on - no lustration, no looking for scapegoats

—p.73 Something Fishy About Smolensk (71) by n+1
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(noun) a figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated (as “crown” in “lands belonging to the crown”)

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I had become a metonym for a person.

—p.143 Some of the People, All of the Time (123) by n+1
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I had become a metonym for a person.

—p.143 Some of the People, All of the Time (123) by n+1
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a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle; the general form is "apostasy"

173

Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the discipline's most lauded, yet apostate, progeny

—p.173 On recent film (153) by A S Hamrah
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the discipline's most lauded, yet apostate, progeny

—p.173 On recent film (153) by A S Hamrah
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