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

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Montaigne's doubleness lives on in the age of the Internet.
It's the doubleness, when you go away and you come back.
In contrast, she notes that Wayson Choy's use of the "doubleness" of language allows for the constant work of rupture that Lai sees as necessary for anti-racist literary practices (53).
He then moves on to discuss the doubleness of meaning of words, suggesting that it is 'the duality of meaning that characterises the interplay between the finite and the infinite' (p.
Irony: if one of its features is doubleness, another implicit but less often remarked upon feature is its simultaneity or synchronization.
After the authoritative text are 100 pages of criticism, character studies and other material that look at letters by Austen and consider the new style of the novel or the language of feeling that reflect on doubleness and refrain.
Thus, Miyoshi's memorably-titled lecture "Japan is Not Interesting" (2000) implicitly acknowledges that the type of doubleness associated with the concept of "Japan" had become all too common throughout the world.
The four "stances" or "expectations" Noll presents are doubleness, contingency, particularity, and self-denial.
Singer's alternation of narrative strands moves the reader in and out of Osvaldo's story and also establishes a general condition of doubleness in the novel as a whole.
That said, it is Brian who most explicitly states the novel's preoccupation with doubleness and irony.