One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘So the poem is as particular as the prose in a different way, so that what the prose supplies in these joint structures is always additional and not substitutive.’
- ‘Although such a substitutive mode of representation is familiar enough from, for example, museums dealing with twentieth-century history, its effect here is to return attention to the ‘nature’ of the objects as substitutes.’
- ‘The pleasures of horror, dependent as they are upon the effects of the repressed, may involve temporary substitutive satisfactions - much like neurotic activity.’
- ‘Cohesive or substitutive growth patterns and mitoses and necrosis should be absent.’
- ‘They are therefore substitutive, and it is important to study their ‘conditions of presentation’ and ‘the relations of those conditions to our own spatiotemporality’.’
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