confessant

confessant

(kənˈfɛsənt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity chiefly RC Church a person who makes a confession
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Je prefere y aller en confessant mon manque de comprehension d'une certaine facon, en s'approchant du personnage d'une maniere plus dramatique.
As the confessant inspects his initial confession, he will discern a deeper underlying truth (or motive for confession) which the first confession had distorted or omitted and which in turn requires further confession.
This dialogue between present and past may also be an interaction between Tejeda confessant and Tejeda confessor, though the explicit narratee in the poem is an unspecified person listening "desde su alcacar" (12).
ability of both the confessant and the confessor has not also been so
2007) further observe that regret over making an apology may occur if the confessant perceives he or she was forced to make an apology.
Nicolas Sarkozy a aussi cherche a casser son image de "president des riches" en confessant des difficultes personnelles ("ma famille explosait") pour expliquer des erreurs d'appreciation comme le dEner au restaurant chic Le Fouquet's pour feter sa victoire en 2007, avec des grands patrons.
Both the one who confesses, to whom I will refer as the confessant, and the one who hears the confession, to whom I refer as the confessor, operate within a web of power relations that crystallize in institutions: the state apparatus, the legal system, and various social hegemonies.
a confessant finally recognizes the limits to self-expression, or confession of, and begins to trust in things not seen, as in confession that.
6) Though Foucault was not interested in exploring gender issues--the whole discussion on the confession refers to a neutral (masculine) confessant despite the overwhelming tradition of women predominantly practicing the act of confession--his analysis of penance is pertinent to our study as it underlines the loss of freedom through a ritual that is 'inscribed at the heart of the procedures of individualization of power'.
Coetzee remarks: "[W]hatever authority a confession bears in a secular context derives from the status of the confessant as a hero in a labyrinth willing to confront the worst within himself.
Le Vatican emboitera-t-il le pas un jour en confessant les silences mortiferes de Pie XII?