2016) are more recent counterparts for Mani's interest in the pathways of translation or the dominance of Western literary worldviews over their more distant, catachrestic
Sometimes this is accomplished through a catachrestic
use of terms taken from one or the other conceptual field, as in the geometrical vision of personal evolution captured by the lines "My feet strike an apex of the apices of the stairs, / On every step bunches of ages, and larger bunches between the steps.
Silvia, as a kind of forerunner of poststructuralism, chooses to participate in a game of catachrestic
substitution in the sense that she invokes air and obfuscates its physical and historical resonances.
I am not sure what it means to write outside the inescapable frames of rhetoric and its constitutive repertoire of tropes--metaphor, prosopopoeia or personification and so on--except, of course, by lapsing into catachrestic
forms that found their very facticity and literality on the denegated bodies of dead metaphors.
It's like when people talk about being "half black, half white," a catachrestic
identity that cites and conflates incommensurable social imaginarles divided by the metaphorical logic of ratios which produces meaning rather than .
Their efforts to juxtapose fair trade and swaccha vyapar were thus a catachrestic
effort to demonstrate the limitations of the value frame of fair trade.
31) The cumulative brilliance of those successive tropes is, however, exceeded by the arresting wit of the poem's final couplet, effected by an epigrammatic convergence of catachrestic
imagery and reversal (25-26).
The authors manage to combine a critical review of the theoretical framework (rejecting terms such as 'necessary loan' and 'luxury loan' and opting for alternatives such as 'catachrestic
' and 'non-catachrestic
loan') with a thorough analysis of their corpus data, which allows them to propose a most interesting refinement of the theory: that the classification of Anglicisms as catachrestic
must be considered a dynamic one.
The subject of that evaluative gaze appears, we might say, in a kind of catachrestic
split, seeing itself being seen as an administrative problem and a statistical entity (part of a "population").
Palimpsest histories and catachrestic