overgo


Related to overgo: undergo

overgo

(ˌəʊvəˈɡəʊ)
vb (tr) , -goes, -going, -went or -gone
1. to go beyond or pass by
2. to weigh down
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The Milton who donned the mantle of a Tiresias to overgo his epic predecessors is "an uninspired literary Milton, a Milton who lives in a hall of textual mirrors," not the historical Milton who "lived during the apogee of English prophecy" (200, 196).
Rebecca is due to overgo another operation on Friday.
This work opens with a long meditation entitled "The Interpretive Shuttle; The Structure of Critical Practice after World War II," which is partly Berger's reminiscence about the heritage of the New Criticism in English Studies, and partly a reflection on the methodological challenges posed by Deconstruction, New Historicism, and Cultural Studies as attempts to overgo the New Critical heritage.
Consider how the journalistic immediacy of Childe Harold enabled Byron to overgo the Spenserian poems recently published by Campbell and Scott.
While at times he reassured the House that he respected their liberties and that he never intended to overgo the traditional bounds of monarchic authority, (66) yet he would then reignite their fears by asserting, as firmly and as unambiguously as possible, his absolutist conception of kingship.
Tricomi, for example, points out that Shakespeare literalizes the play's metaphors (one being the synecdoche, evidenced in the sixty references to the word "hands" and eighteen more to "head") in order to overgo his source, Ovid, by heightening the horror (17, 19).
That he is self-conscious of this ability we see as Titus chooses to overgo Procne's revenge: "For worse than Philomel you us'd my daughter,/ And worse than Progne I will be reveng'd" (V.
Lack of closure--the rout of Charles's army that occurs at the end of Boiardo's second book and also at the end of book three--was the one thing Ariosto was not able to overgo in the finished format of the Furioso.
If you elect to have surgery you can undergo an operation, but if you do not elect to have the surgery you did not overgo the operation.
53) Consequently, Hamlet seeks to overgo Claudius by transposing the confessorial role from the secular to the spiritual, securing his uncle's damnation.