parenthesize


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In particular, when the subrule that inserts a parenthesis encounters an asterisk that is already parenthesized, it does not parenthesize this asterisk for a second time.
House, "The Editor Parenthesizes," Books Abroad 14, no.
I turn instead now to the preliminary sketching of a more posthumanistic sense in which the modernist experimentalism of Murphy inscribes peace at the level of form, in a way that parenthesizes (for the moment) those ethical motivations attaching to human agency--Beckett as antifascist author, Murphy as human(e) character and MMM orderly.
The lyric, which consists of five four-line stanzas, parenthesizes the three first lines of the last stanza (I leave the first pair of parentheses for consideration later):
The precipitate ascription of a realist explanation of Gothic forms presupposes their invention by an individual, and also a will in that individual to imitate nature; Ruskin's animation (his virtual anthropomorphizing) of these forms, and his suggestion of a logic in the resolution of structural problems that works itself out impersonally over time, on the other hand, parenthesizes the individuality of the makers of these forms and implicitly renders their making anonymous, collective, trans-individual.
One other dimension in Schelling's and Novalis's continued agreement then needs mentioning: given that Schelling's realms of light and reason are directly compatible, his night that parenthesizes day must also signal a world both before and beyond rational thought.