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Relating to a text or texts.‘textual analysis’
- ‘Rhetorical purpose and the writer's intention are key elements in textual endeavour.’
- ‘While textual analyses are significant, religion is more than the reading of texts.’
- ‘Derrida has two main ways of exposing these textual interplays, deconstruction and double reading.’
- ‘That submission calls for serious consideration and it has led to some close textual analysis of the paragraph in question.’
- ‘There is a new emphasis on textual analysis, with short answer questions and coursework replacing the old format.’
- ‘This artefact was provided with a long textual exposition, written by the artist.’
- ‘The idea, clearly, is to make it easy for students to see the first-hand evidence of textual problems for themselves.’
- ‘Since this material does not lend itself easily to contextual approaches, a textual analysis is the only option.’
- ‘The set of illustrations is interspersed by textual commentary, which guides the book through a logical chronology.’
- ‘Still, one needs to be able to identify in some way with the text, and the textual entity that is its author.’
- ‘There are simpler reasons why textual analysis remains so popular within media education.’
- ‘White is careful not to allow performance studies to overwhelm textual approaches to Renaissance drama.’
- ‘For those able to overlook glaring textual errors, the book's photographs are deeply rewarding.’
- ‘Yet in their very long book there is no actual analysis of Tocqueville's work or reference to any specific textual passage.’
- ‘Header text and other textual elements should appear the same throughout the site as well.’
- ‘Literature, we might conclude, is a speech act or textual event that elicits certain kinds of attention.’
- ‘It's perhaps merely amusing to think that the author intended all that textual confusion.’
- ‘The nuanced argument is systematically developed and supported by textual evidence.’
- ‘They were people with a textual background, mostly, coming out of literature.’
- ‘Certain textual lines of descent are clear, between Homer, Apuleius, and Shakespeare, for example.’
Late Middle English: from medieval Latin textualis, from Latin textus (see text).
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