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Instead, Murillo smartly opted to differentiate between a time of myth--the anachronic narrative time of the novel--and a time of history which is measured by the calendar.
Don Quixote was, like Charlie Chaplin much later, an anachronic figure who provoked the mirth of his contemporaries by not adapting to the changes in society.
Old psychiatrists are considered anachronic because they stick to their obsolete isolation treatments while the young are kind to their patients and represent therapeutic innovation.
Here we might glimpse a mode of historical criticism that is neither synchronic nor diachronic but rather what we might call, in its cross-hatching of past and present, anachronic.
A sign of a sign, a painting imitating a painting which itself feigns to imitate, a thoroughly false imitation, a mere arrangement following anachronic disguises, this 'Voyage to Cythera', a journey in Sylvie and in time, repeats another journey, in the Voyage en Orient.
Furthermore, numerous character stereotypes gain momentum in their pertinent anachronic preparedness of grandiose-sounding names, so reminiscent of Roman emperors and Greek gods.
acida suggests this trait might be better considered anachronic to parasitism, if demonstration of its adaptive value against parasitism in the past is provided.
During the pre-Castro era, many North Americans had a direct taste of Havana's musical enchantment, without having to violate anachronic Cold War legislation.
From geometric space, Plato transposes the movement of pursuit to the space of a strange anachronic time.
The anachronic posture suggested by the latter two - favouring a strong Serbia as a counterweight to the supposedly pro-German Croatia and Slovenia - has allowed the perpetration of the biggest genocide in Europe since the Second World War.
This anachronic feature in the narrative extends the personal story and urges the reader to examine the sociohistorical aspects which inform it.
When I speak of de Man's peripeties, I refer to de Graef's own boldness as well, inasmuch as the fineness of his analysis is confident enough to handle anachronic steps back as well as steps forward as it winds its way toward the submission of de Man's Ph.