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ambiguous; occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold

Highlighted phrases

liminality
liminal



Property is a concept that occupies a liminal, undecidable place between economy and culture.

—p.387 World (346) by McKenzie Wark
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3 years, 2 months ago


she is a liminal horizon the novel repetitively posits

—p.88 "Then Out of the Rubble": David Foster Wallace's Early Fiction (85) by Bradley J. Fest
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3 years, 11 months ago


Clouzot's Odette occupies a liminal space, trapped between the pure and perverse

—p.109 Infinite Jest and Modern French Film (101) by Z. Bart Thornton
notable
3 years, 3 months ago


During the liminal stages of the disease

Alzheimer's

—p.211 Ways of Being Seen (205) by Josephine Rowe
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10 months ago


the wolf in this story is a liminal figure, an embodiment of some occult state in which binary conditions are impossibly, gruesomely conflated.

—p.119 League of Men (107) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago


Dostoevsky set about the masterpiece one could call liminal

—p.xviii Introduction (vii) by Donald Fanger
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3 years, 7 months ago


we might describe the operational space of software in the context of a user at a desktop system as having a liminal boundary

—p.163 Interrupt (161) missing author
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3 years, 2 months ago


experience this liminal stretch of the human life cycle

on adolescence

—p.17 Girl, Uninterrupted (16) by Miya Tokumitsu
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1 year, 3 months ago


We live in a liminal state that breeds uncertainty and therefore numerous myths that offer certain remedies or just a road ahead

—p.32 Myth and Cyberspace (17) by Vincent Mosco
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2 years, 5 months ago

there is also another side to liminality: the sense of power and possibility that comes with the release from custom and the loosening of traditional ties

—p.32 Myth and Cyberspace (17) by Vincent Mosco
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2 years, 5 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


the truly liminal and dangerously vulnerable interplay of body, matter, self, other, and society which the creation of meaning through speech represents

confused it with "limn" lol

—p.31 Literature as Lyrical Politics (28) by Peter Dimock
uncertain
3 years, 5 months ago


It is the liminal space between sincerity and truth that the short fiction so precisely depicts

esp his tendency to use first-person and even self-representative narrators

—p.101 "Something to Do with Love": Writing and the Process of Communication (93) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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3 years, 9 months ago


A frontier has two sides. It is an interface, a threshold, a liminal site, with all the danger and promise of liminality.

—p.28 Personal Matters (3) by Ursula K. Le Guin
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1 year, 7 months ago