thematization

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thematization

(ˌθiːmətaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

thematisation

n
(Linguistics) linguistics the mental act or process of selecting particular topics as themes in discourse or words as themes in sentences
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Thus, the ancients, by initially overlooking the preliminary, temporal horizon within which being reveals itself, privilege one dimension of time, that is, the present, and then, given this presumption, employ a derivative notion of being (as permanent presence) to thematize time also derivatively as a linear sequence of "nows.
Habermas explains that the public sphere in modern-day democracy must help in amplifying the moral pressure and convincingly thematize them and, in the process, point the ethical way forward.
Many of these paintings contain no overt reference to the Third Reich, in contrast to the work of Werner Trubke, one of the few GDR artists to thematize the continuity of the perpetrator in Western post-war institutions.
We would be hard put to find a literary or artistic work that does not thematize or in some way textualize feelings of pleasure and pain.
The entire Bible as well as early Christians thematize conflict and victory over cosmic evil.
As Sluijter rightly notes, Rembrandt's painted nudes repeatedly thematize the perils of sight and the depiction of beauty.
Without a doubt, when compared to other women writing for officially sanctioned groups of enclosed women, she does thematize gender and authority more frequently.
As Halberstam notes,</p> <pre> gothic novels, in fact, thematize the monstrous aspects of both production and consumption--[Mary Shelley's] Frankenstein is, after all, an allegory about a production that refuses to submit
If I am to share something, to communicate, objectify, thematize, the condition is that there be something non-thematizable, non-objectifiable, non-sharable.
The "positive" sciences, paradigmatically physics, operate on the basis of a vast, inexplicit set of a priori presumptions, a "projection," which first make it possible to thematize the natural world as an entity for scientific knowledge.
She shows that these novels consistently thematize the domestic sphere as a kind of spiritual entrapment, but without acknowledging any route for liberation.
This literature turned an eye toward the relevance of rhetoric in those discourses purporting to be about knowledge in order to thematize it, emphasizing argument and persuasion there.