It shares key forms and functions with what Anthony Reed dubs "racialized" reading--the ways in which black experimental writing is translated into a set of "properties" used to hypostasize
an essential transhistorical black "folk spirit" (Reed, Freedom Time 11-12).
Within this framework of absolute simulation and illusion, the individual is consistently absorbed into a meaningless series of events meant to hypostasize
his existence as meaningful: this very contradiction eventually leads to Neo's awakening and concurrently his refusal to accept the illusion.
It is a common feature of many analyses to hypostasize
a complete doctrine and practice of foreign policy for Silveira's tenure.
One might also argue that Latour challenges only a particularly reductive version of Durkheimian sociology; that Durkheim--at least in some moments --did not see religion as derivative of the social, but as a mode of action constitutive of it; that he did not hypostasize
"beliefs" in the way Latour might claim he did, and that Durkheim, too, would have asserted that religion is made.
As Fludernik points out in her critique of the interpretive illusion of voice, readers "hypostasize
the existence of a narrator figure who is telling us the story and whose presence and existence seem to be vouchsafed for by the stylistic features of authorial diction" ("New Wine," 623).
Imagination helps us understand, anticipate and hypostasize
Indeed, the novel can be seen to hypostasize
Catalonia's chronically low fecundity, carrying it to its logical extreme and showing the catastrophe that would ensue if the birth rate fell to zero.
Hiroshi Sugimoto's Theatres series (1978 - present) depicts cinemas as vacated spaces, devoid of people; with his black-and-white long exposures, the theatres are displaced into a frozen timelessness so as to hypostasize
Token of our mortality, our fleshly transience, the classical genre was meant to reinforce, by contrast, the constancy and transcendence of God as prime mover; today, much art similarly tends to hypostasize
its foil--capital or control--as all-knowing invisible hand.
As Skinner suggests, "tracing 'unit ideas' or focusing on what individual writers said about 'perennial issues'" often leads to anachronisms (i.e., "liberal" ideas appearing in antiquity), makes the author "hypostasize
" a doctrine into an entity, creates an illusion of coherence, and posits a "high degree of consistency" when consistency is actually absent.