chronologize


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chronologize

(krəˈnɒləˌdʒaɪz) or

chronologise

vb (tr)
to arrange in an order determined by when events took place
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chronologize - establish the order in time of something; "The archivist chronologized the documents"
foredate, antedate, predate - establish something as being earlier relative to something else
postdate - establish something as being later relative to something else
date - assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of; "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
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For the unique literary form of the biblical genealogy, however, it is necessary to read the phenomenon of "simple succession" as emplotment; as Meir Sternberg asserts: "chronological sequence is the backbone of the Bible's narrative books [...], for the Bible to communicate is to chronologize the surface itself, the narrative as well as the narrated sequence of events" (82).
The dogs chronologize the course of his life, with each canine companion representing a period, a house, a country, a book of poetry.
There is, finally, a body of material by Allen Ginsberg relating to Poe which has never been examined or made public and which serves to chronologize his deep awareness of particular works by Poe, occasionally giving his indications of textual connections amongst their works, and also underscoring interpretations of specific Poe lyrics and essay statements (e.g., "Philosophy of Composition" and Eureka).