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corporal

adjective bodily, corporeal, fleshy, material, not spiritual, palpable, physical, somatic, substantial, tangible
Associated concepts: corporal imbecility, corporal oath, corroral punishment
See also: bodily, corporeal, physical, tangible

CORPORAL. An epithet for anything belonging to the body, as, corporal punishment, for punishment inflicted on the person of the criminal; corporal oath, which is an oath by the party who takes it being obliged to lay his hand on the Bible.

CORPORAL, in the army. A non-commissioned officer in a battalion of infantry.

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This is eros; "a love that is inflamed in the face of the corporally beautiful committing the vital forces of a subject and its passion, but immediately ascending to forms more pure than beautiful, arriving to the contemplation of the divine".
67) In particular, the more frequently or severely children are spanked or hit, the more likely they are to have symptoms of depression or anxiety, both at the time they are corporally punished and in the future.
Again, this echoes letters in which the village elder was chastised for corporally punishing women, and told to look for outside evidence, or to outside institutions, to support his decisions.
To me, the most important aspect of this whole experience was this: that no matter what the fifteen of us, professors from around the country and from diverse disciplines, were doing, whether we were corporally experiencing the disorientation of not knowing, gleefully finding out for ourselves plunged up to the elbows in Everglades water, or deliberately analyzing our own self-awareness as learners, all of us, at every stage, were passionately thinking about how we could carry this pedagogy back into our own classrooms, how we could energize our students as much as we were being energized.
Alegria's close collaborations with artists like Awilda Sterling, Maritza Perez, and Viveca Vazquez (particularly through her group Taller de Otra Cosa) allowed him to develop an expressive performative language for constructing characters, both corporally as well as conceptually, through representations that simultaneously weave through acting, dancing, and stand-up comedy.
1,900 public school students are corporally punished.
In its first manifestations, honor was a concept or ideal that was reserved for those of noble birth or something that was passed on only through blood or wealth, but as time went on it came to mean something dealing with a person's soul or spirit; therefore by dishonoring someone, a person had corporally harmed another even if the insult was not physical.
One obvious term of comparison is with the reconstructive "near documentary" aesthetic of Jeff Wall, but even more telling, I think, is the contrast between Delahaye's panoramic pictures and the work of Andreas Gursky, whose large-scale and often fantastically detailed images put a similar premium on sheer visibility while simultaneously cutting themselves off, "severing" themselves, from any corporally imaginable relation to photographer or viewer: Distance in Gursky tends to be absolute, not, as in Delahaye, the dialectical other to proximity and immersion.
To me, the most important aspect of this whole experience was this: that no matter what the fifteen of us--professors from around the country and from diverse disciplines--were doing, whether we were corporally experiencing the disorientation of not knowing, gleefully finding out for ourselves plunged up to the elbows in Everglades water, or deliberately analyzing our own self-awareness as learners, all of us, at every stage, were passionately thinking about how we could carry this pedagogy back into our own classrooms, how we could energize our students as much as we were being energized.
She and other women are locked in the factory, worked to the point of exhaustion and punished corporally.
Human beings are embodied creations that will live forever corporally transformed.
Swedes still believe that children should be corporally punished (Haeuser, 1990).