Synecdochically


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Syn`ec`doch´ic`al`ly


adv.1.By synecdoche.
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92) A basic line graph of an objects velocity, for instance, charts relations between points of data--no single data point is synecdochically representative of the whole graph--to display one axis (displacement) as a function of the other (time).
Gamer opts to devote significant space to discussing how Leigh Hunt came to view Shelley, synecdochically, as "the all-but-unattainable 'heart of the heart'" (212).
Peterson has well observed, is synecdochically defined by her drowning.
Though I generally agree with her argument, I would modify it slightly for in Larung, the rakyat do appear, but only in the capacity of Anson to represent them synecdochically.
If a relic is to signify synecdochically, as a dead part for the live whole in certain religious traditions, Ceylan adamantly refuses us this view, denying us its power.
The latter admires the semi-naked women on the exotic island as a "natural" source of heavenly pleasure (a sexist compliment in obvious contrast to the equally sexist condemnation of Western women's coyness), and views the rebellious male natives as a ferocious throng--a terrifying threat synecdochically condensed in the image of feral teeth (145).
The authorial surveying takes a specifically literary turn in synecdochically establishing death and the lack of compassion for one's fellow mortals as characteristic of London's heart of capitalism--foreshadowing Ralph Nickleby's heartlessness as well as (by way of the Newgate executions) his suicide by hanging and the criminal city business practices to which he owes allegiance.
The constellation of social functions that synecdochically stands in for "London" may have dropped out from Margaret's narrated trajectory, but, within the confines of the nation, she can imagine Londoners traveling into the future in synchronization with her; the bustle of elite society has not stopped merely because she no longer counts herself among their number.
This attachment to his milieu and the human beings that the milieu synecdochically represents makes don Manuel feel "fully at home," a feeling that for the priest includes the basic sense of personal comfort that results from "consolarme en consolar a los demas" (123).
The three main Italians in the story--an arrogant fascist hitchhiker, a pathetic, desperate prostitute, and a Kafkaesque, blatantly corrupt police officer--function synecdochically to represent the state of Fascist Italy in 1927 and its degradation from a decade earlier.
25) The subplots of two other prominent women characters resemble Delia's, but synecdochically stand in for the struggle for women's rights in the Edwardian years (Rose) and the material gains of those struggles for women in postwar England (Peggy).
4) But because hunger seldom operates independently of other forms of deprivation, I also use "hunger" synecdochically to refer to material deprivation of the basic means of subsistence.