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(from Greek) a figure of speech in which a word or a phrase from figurative speech is used in a new context

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metaleptic
metalepsis



the reversal of effects and causes, the precession of effects over causes of the ends over the origin. Predestination. Metalepsis.

—p.43 by Jean Baudrillard
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6 years, 2 months ago


That towards which our reflexive attention tends (adtendere) belongs to what narratology calls a metalepsis, by which it refers to the collapse of two narrative levels that are imagined to be distinct and impermeable

—p.160 Reflexive Attention (139) by Yves Citton
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6 years, 4 months ago


it creates a space for the reader joining the other potentially metaleptic sentence in the short story

—p.111 The Case of "Think" in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men: Is Dialogism Possible? (95) missing author
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7 months, 1 week ago