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Related to doubleness: follow suit, catch up, in the first place, the likes of
See: alter ego, copy, correlate, counterpart, duplicate, image, parallel, reflection, reproduce, resemblance, same, substitute

DOUBLE. Twofold; as, double cost; double insurance; double plea.

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For Orsino, similiarly, doubleness confounds even as it reaches.
The brief epilogue which concludes DeLamotte's book reiterates that all of Marshall's fiction, in one way or another, is concerned with various types of silence and doubleness.
Chapters 8 and 9, building on his earlier work on Ralph Ellison, consider doubleness in recent African-American narrative.
Is it because "duplicity," with its connotation of deception, has been serving our culture better, putting doubleness under suspicion for the single-minded?
The doubleness of Pearl's character gives the text a contradictory double-voicedness, for the reader can interpret Mother Pearl's existence either as proof that all children have an innate capacity for self-nurturance or as proof that all children need someone separate from themselves to nurture them.
The function of this politicized postmodern irony in the Canadian context underlies, according to Hutcheon, Canadian structural doubleness, since
Subject to interpretation, the meaning of the allegorical trope "says one thing and means another,"(62) its "literal surface suggest[s] a peculiar doubleness of intention.
As a result, in the laudable attempt to avoid what Gelder (following Bakhtin, I imagine) terms the imposition of any "monologic" critical approach and to "recognise the doubleness at the heart of [their] own enterprise" and the "hubris involved in the decision to speak 'for' the writer," both critics end by disavowing, deconstructing, or qualifying out of existence nearly every statement they advance about either Ireland or Jolley.
It is this peculiar ambivalence or doubleness as a mode of critique that informed Toni Morrison's pioneering essay "Playing in the Dark" and continues to inspire the best writing on whiteness, such as David Roediger's remarkable anthology Black on White, in which black writers explore the meaning of "whiteness," and Ruth Frankenberg's excellent collection of essays, Displacing Whiteness.
After commenting on Parmenides' Poem of the hodos as an inaugural discourse of the path that resists incorporation either into a Platonic reflection on method or an Aristotelian system of rhetoric and on Heidegger's view of the Wegcharakter des Denkens as a second instance of a discursive itinerary that exceeds the delimitations of direction, rules, or method, Derrida concludes by remarking on the doubleness, the duplicity of methodos and its cognates in Greek (in some contexts the word means artifice, fraud, or perversion - voie detournee, meta hodos) and by observing how insistently roads and paths - "diverses voies," "le droit chemin" - recur in Descartes's Discourse on Method.
Here and throughout, doubleness is not only a theme but a structural element: the early works of Tennyson and Browning, whose politics are seen to "initiate the founding rhetoric of Victorian poetry and its problems, conservative and radical" (135), are read against two different intellectual formations, the subversive conservative aesthetics of Arthur Hallam (and the Cambridge Apostles) and the Utilitarian poetics of William Johnson Fox (editor of the Monthly Repository, whose views he represents).