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(linguistics) the omission of a sound or syllable when speaking OR the act or an instance of omitting something

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a star must always elide questions concerning the political and social causes behind the lack of opportunity and infrastructural development in the so-called inner city

on "inner city youth" in mainstream contemporary American sports stories

—p.79 The Ideal Athlete: John Wayne in Infinite Jest (75) by Gregory Phipps
4 years, 5 months ago

What has long shocked some readers of the Frankfurt School is the apparent blitheness with which they elided Hitlerian fascism, Stalinist communism and Roosevelt’s America

he implies that when it came to the Nazis, they didn't really care about the capitalism element as much as they cared about their own personal lives being more difficult (as Jewish intellectuals)

—p.193 Part III: The 1930s (123) by Stuart Jeffries
4 years, 3 months ago

horror films created ambiguity and possible elision by putting ? after THE END

—p.234 by David Foster Wallace
3 years, 11 months ago

The usual elisions occur

—p.106 Joan Didion (102) by Katie Roiphe
4 years, 4 months ago

what is remarkable about the market-democracy metaphor is its elision of an obvious fact of literal marketplaces: they are by definition unequal

—p.133 Market (132) by John Patrick Leary
2 years ago

the substitutions and elisions made by the mediated unconscious

—p.71 Fantasy Kits: Steven Meisel's "State of Emergency" (69) by Mark Fisher
2 years, 11 months ago

'symptomatic' places in the dream-text--distortions, ambiguities, absences and elisions

—p.182 Psychoanalysis (151) by Terry Eagleton
4 years, 2 months ago

Perhaps they had been evasive, had elided distinct positions, and perhaps that had confused some audiences.

—p.164 June: A Context of Collapse (142) by China Miéville
4 years, 3 months ago

'queer' was about emphasising rather than eliding difference

—p.20 Available Light (7) missing author
2 years, 11 months ago

This whole herd of poets—all but Dickinson classically educated—operates on elision and emotional reserve.

—p.131 Personal Run-Ins with Fake Voices (129) by Mary Karr
2 years, 3 months ago

Too often the distinction is elided between a simplistic notion of direct effects [...] and a more nuanced understanding of the relationship

—p.197 "Free Lunch" in the Digital Era: Organization Is the New Content (193) by Mark Andrejevic
3 years, 3 months ago

their hyperbolic excesses and elisions are blatantly obvious to the people whom they are professing to speak for

—p.89 A Different Class (78) missing author
2 years, 5 months ago

the triumphal liberal history of modern conflict, which consecrates itself by touting its defeat of totalitarianism, and elides anti-fascism in all of its guises by presenting it as, in one way or another, unitary with fascism

—p.43 Dispatches from the American Gray Zone (38) by Jonathon Sturgeon
3 years ago

the usual manner in which contemporary criticism elides the question of authorial intention

—p.252 Thomas Hardy (241) by James Wood
4 years, 3 months ago