reductiveness


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reductiveness

(rɪˈdʌktɪvnəs)
n
the state or quality of being reductive
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To me, this account verges on the absurd in its reductiveness.
Caricatured as unambiguous to the point of reductiveness, the work was in fact anything but stable.
In its medial position as an aesthetic object, Cha's Dictee captures the scene of language in the call while simultaneously resisting the problematic reductiveness or essentialisms of capture.
For Said, philology connects readers of a certain text with an author and the historical world in which both the author and the text are situated thus making it possible for readers to encounter the text's resistance to reality: "fundamentally an act of perhaps modest human emancipation and enlightenment that changes and enhances one's knowledge for purposes other than reductiveness, cynicism, or fruitless standing aside" (Humanism 66).
Bloom's inference of reductiveness, as in "having said no to everything, in order to get at myself' arises from the concluding lines of the poem (48-9).
Instead of giving in to the reductiveness involved in categorising the components of the ageing body in an unaccommodating language that inevitably has to render a "wrinkle [.
The Literary Revival and Joyce's relationship to it is the main focus and this is welcome because, as Shovlin points out, the long held notion that Joyce's Irishness is problematic in relation to his modernist tendencies is simply ridiculous in its reductiveness.
It's kind of onomatapoeric-there's a repetitiveness and reductiveness to the way Domesticated was staged that is very much Bruce's intention.
Although it risks a reductiveness that further research will undoubtedly complicate, it doesn't seem like it's going to far to suggest that the definition of "the human" that emerges from readings like this is the following: man is the creature that can eat anything or anyone but must never be himself eaten.
Its narrative thus turns on an equivocation between personal authenticity and documentary reductiveness.
Rather than being a liability, the inevitable reductiveness of a simulation--with its limited choices and pre-programmed paths, and with few of the myriad complexities of actual tutoring--may be just what learners need at certain stages of their education.
It is also theoretically problematic, risking a different sort of reductiveness or marginalization.