theotechny

theotechny

(ˈθiːəʊˌtɛknɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the introduction of a divine force or being into a piece of literature, often used to bring resolution to a situation
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theotechny

the introduction of gods or supernatural entities into a dramatic or literary work, especially to resolve situations. — theotechnic, adj.
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In the Juventus he made less of this last, only showing how the balance was redressed for the Trojans by "the Theotechny, or divine movement of the Poem." (86) In both the Studies and the Juventus he showed how Homer succeeded in making Achilles head and shoulders above the other heroes yet never allowing Ulysses to be diminished by him and in keeping Achilles supreme while making Agamemnon and Hector great men in relation to him.