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a.1.Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating each the other; mutually penetrative.
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The body as surface reabsorbs the finished act into the interpenetrative multiplicity (see Sartre, 2004: p 38), and as such furnishes and informs the direction of consciousness in the form of the pre-reflective past.
However, the net result of this absence is to leave the reader with a far more vivid impression of the astonishing challenge that Defoe has permitted Friday to mount against the moral and natural legitimacy of Christianity, a challenge that puts Christianity into interpenetrative dialogue with colonialism as an economic framework driven by self-interested necessity.
I would argue that the myths and the material institutional forces of the enslavement of Black people are mutually implicative and interpenetrative.
For while divine transcendence is revealed--as it must be, being spaceless and timeless--only within and as ontologically interpenetrative with consciousness, it also remains transcendence.
For Bakhtin, the blinkered, at times solipsistic existence of Tolstoy's characters presents a stark contrast to the expansive and interpenetrative universe modeled in the fiction of Fyodor Dostoevsky, an author whose work Bakhtin describes as uniquely "polyphonic":
Currently in the ecumenical world, these concepts are interactive, interpenetrative, interdependent, and inseparable.
Rather, as Robertson points out, they are complementary and interpenetrative.
As Charles Butler, also writing about Jones's work, says, "while adults are different from children, their condition is also continuous with and interpenetrative of childhood" (273).
Two seemingly opposing trends--homogenization and heterogenization--are in fact complementary and interpenetrative.