invocatory


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in·voc·a·to·ry

 (ĭn-vŏk′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Of or having the nature of an invocation.
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With time, and the experience of relocation to the United States, this poetic stance undergoes a process of sublimation, becoming evocative rather than invocatory.
long prosasti, or paeans, and mangalacarana, invocatory verses to deities) as well as strong grounding in Sanskrit poetics (alankarasastra), alongside disjunctions embodied by localized narrative stylings, hybrid linguistic usages, the daring employment of varieties of metrical patterns and mini-genres (like the toe-to-head description or nakh-sikh varnan), and the explicitly political role of kavya to offer "self-representations" of royal lineages.
James Jemut Masing, whose The Coming of the Gods: A Study of an Invocatory Chant (Timang Gawai Amat) of the Iban of the Baleh River Region of Sarawak was completed in 1981' (Freeman 1981:v).
If Emily was Korean, she might have received the invocatory rite and lived a so-so life as a mudang, but Christian countries like America don't embrace other supernatural entities besides their own God and deem all possession as caused by evil spirits that must be cast out.
However, images of the airplane with bin Laden's face and the crash tell us about the subject of the story, as do the invocatory stanzas and the enthroned gods in the traditional Chitrakar performances.
I agree with Penny Granger that 'this invocatory hymn stands at a pivotal point' in the 'Marriage' play but not because it marks the moment when Episcopus 'considers whether to ask Mary to break either her vow of chastity or the law that says all girls over 14 years old must be married', nor because is it sung for 'inspiration to the bishop in his dilemma over Mary.
As she explained in 1994, "My anthropomorphic deities owe much to the equation with awe and reverence that a traditional invocatory deity inspires in her spectator.
Saletare has described Tipu Sultan as a defender of the Hindu dharma, who also patronized other temples including one at Melkote, for which he issued a Kannada decree that the Shrivaishnava invocatory verses there should be recited in the traditional form.
Thus, an invocatory poem becomes one of the hallmarks of Ojaide's poetry through which he situates and pays tribute to his main source of poetic inspiration.
The poem opens with a long invocatory proem in which the narrator ponders not medieval memorial techniques but rather medieval dream theory, by expressing uncertainty about whether the images seen in dreams are mere "reflexions" of past events in a dreamer's quotidian life, or perhaps sometimes premonitions of "that ys to come" (22, 45).
These may be articulated in a prospective, invocatory sense or in terms of retrospective memory and commemorative images.