Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women s Literature

Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women s Literature

In Meridian, Walker realizes her classic signature of creating the metaphor of the
phallic maternal for women largely through her appropriation of symbols. That is,
in dress and behavior, Walker's heroine, Meridian, changes radically from an ...

Author: Geneva Cobb Moore

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781611177497

Category: Literary Criticism

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Geneva Cobb Moore deftly combines literature, history, criticism, and theory in Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women's Literature by offering insight into the historical black experience from slavery to freedom as depicted in the literature of nine female writers across several centuries. Moore traces black women writers' creation of feminine and maternal metaphors of power in literature from the colonial-era work of Phillis Wheatley to the postmodern efforts of Paule Marshall, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison. Through their characters Moore shows how these writers re-created the identity of black women and challenge existing rules shaping their subordinate status and behavior. Drawing on feminist, psychoanalytic, and other social science theory, Moore examines the maternal iconography and counter-hegemonic narratives by which these writers responded to oppressive conventions of race, gender, and authority. Moore grounds her account in studies of Wheatley, Harriet Jacobs, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, and Zora Neale Hurston. All these authors, she contends, wrote against invisibility and powerlessness by developing and cultivating a personal voice and an individual story of vulnerability, nurturing capacity, and agency that confounded prevailing notions of race and gender and called into question moral reform. In these nine writers' construction of feminine images—real and symbolic—Moore finds a shared sense of the historically significant role of black women in the liberation struggle during slavery, the Jim Crow period, and beyond. A foreword is offer by Andrew Billingsley, a pioneering sociologist and a leading scholar in African American studies.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Touch for Health The Complete Edition

Touch for Health  The Complete Edition

Ideally, test at least 14 muscles- one for each Meridian. 3. ... 75) Metaphor
Balancing: 66;67; 215-223 Muscle Metaphors: 321-322 Meridian Metaphors: 319
-321 5-Element Metaphors: 317-319 Water Fire Earth Metal Wood Five Senses ...

Author: John Thie D.C.

Publisher: DeVorss & Company

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 380

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With over ½ million copies in print since 1973, John Thie’s “Touch for Health” started a phenomenon that has flourished worldwide to help more than 10 million people in over 40 countries restore their natural healing energies and enjoy vibrant health through his unique treatment of posture and muscle balancing that combines simple aspects of acupressure touch and massage. From this book, you will learn the techniques that chiropractors, alternative health specialists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists have found invaluable in preventive health-care treatment. October 2005 Edition Revised in 2012
Categories: Health & Fitness

Meridian Metaphors

Meridian Metaphors

MM is related to Messages From the Body, by Michael Lincoln. This is the meridians part of that topic.

Author: Bruce Dickson

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1449953255

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Page: 106

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Did you ever wonder how our habit body tracks and manages our mental-emotional activity? Ever think Chinese Medicine had some good yet incomplete ideas about how psychology and the body connect? Ever wonder what else has been learned about meridian-muscle-organ-psychology since Applied Kinesiology and Touch for Health became public 40 years ago? Did you ever wish for a simple reference manual to look up, to gain insight into, and see more deeply and clearly into wellness concerns? Here's an 100 page (in 8x10" format) handbook-manual with all this organized for easy reference. After significant material pertaining to all meridians, each of 14 sections provides comprehensive psychological language for - Which meridian-organ absorbs which emotions, - HEALTHY expressions of each meridian and associated organ, - Disturbed expressions of each meridian and associated organ, - UNDERcharged disturbed expressions of each meridian - OVERcharged disturbed expressions of each meridian. Earlier literature is rectified. - An Axis of Dysfunction is proposed for each meridian-organ between the dysfunctional OVERcharged condition and dysfunction UNDERcharged condition. Finally it's possible to move easily from meridian dysfunction and organ to psyche dysfunction; and, move easily from psychic dysfunction to meridian and organ dysfunction. Written for counselors and practitioners of all kinds, this is a reference MANUAL for wellness coaches, intuitive counselors and holistic practitioners. It condenses and better organizes the brilliant insights of William F. Whisenant's monumental Psychological Kinesiology (1994) adding to it many observations from other sources and the clinical practices of the author and other practitioners. MM is related to Messages From the Body, by Michael Lincoln. This is the meridians part of that topic. Especially pertinent for muscle-testers and "energy detectives" of all kinds, to gain insight into, and see more deeply and clearly into wellness concerns. It will appeal to self-healers, self-testers, and practitioners, such as: - Applied Kinesiology, - NET, - Touch for Health, - Energy Medicine, - The Emotion Code, - Immunics, - EFT, - Psych-K, - Theta Healing, - Peace Theological Seminary Masters & Doctorate Programs. The manual begins and ends with language for the HEALTHY FUNCTION of each meridian-vessel. Correction protocols are mostly not addressed. Access to the Slow-Motion Forgiveness (SM) free eBook is given. Additional material addresses: -How and why organs absorb emotions, - Relevant myths and therapeutic metaphors for both OVER- and UNDER- conditions, -Some clarifications on language for the five element metaphors, -Case studies of how to use the manual, -How to use the Light to clear meridian imbalances.
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Cormac McCarthy s Borders and Landscapes

Cormac McCarthy   s Borders and Landscapes

46 As Hans Jonas explains, the “metaphor of sleep” serves “to discount the
sensations of 'life here' as mere illusions and dreams, though nightmarish ones,
which we are powerless to control.”47 In Blood Meridian, metaphors of
nightmarish ...

Author: Louise Jillett

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781501319129

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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Cormac McCarthy's work is attracting an increasing number of scholars and critics from a range of disciplines within the humanities and beyond, from political philosophy to linguistics and from musicology to various branches of the sciences. Cormac McCarthy's Borders and Landscapes contributes to this developing field of research, investigating the way McCarthy's writings speak to other works within the broader fields of American literature, international literature, border literature, and other forms of comparative literature. It also explores McCarthy's literary antecedents and the movements out of which his work has emerged, such as modernism, romanticism, naturalism, eco-criticism, genre-based literature (western, southern gothic), folkloric traditions and mythology.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Meridian

Meridian

... for what was present a moment ago is now past and already we have begun
making histories of it . 10 According to Dening , then , we live in the present by
making metaphors of the past ; by creating one , we give expression to the other .

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ISBN: IND:30000070254523

Category: English literature

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Categories: English literature

CLA Journal

CLA Journal

13 Griel Marcus ' s New Yorker review never moves far from the comparison he
makes between Walker ' s Meridian and ... the novel ' s content , Walker offers two
metaphors for the narrative structure of Meridian during her interview with Tate .

Author: College Language Association (U.S.)

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015067432081

Category: Language and languages

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Categories: Language and languages

Einstein s Relativity in Metaphor and Mathematics

Einstein s Relativity in Metaphor and Mathematics

Opposite meridians . The meridians are semicircles , running north - south from
one pole to the other . Two opposite meridians make a complete great circle . In
Figure 6.2 , the two semicircles NAES and NA'E'S are opposite meridians .

Author: Enders A. Robinson

Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct

ISBN: UOM:39015015177747

Category: Science

Page: 400

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Robinson brilliantly uses examples from the arts, history, and folklore to elucidate Einstein's monumental theory. The author's triumphs of analysis include clarifying the abstract concepts of time and space, linking relativity concepts to mapmaking and exploration, and relating the metaphors of Shakespeare, Milton and Dante to relativity theory. 161 line drawings. 60 half-tones.
Categories: Science

Critical and Philosophical Theories of Metaphor and Their Implications for the Teaching of English

Critical and Philosophical Theories of Metaphor and Their Implications for the Teaching of English

Meridian Books . New York : _ . A Rhetoric of Motives . Meridian Books . New
York : World Publishing co . , 1945 . Campbell , Charles A . " The New English : A
Luddite View . " English Journal , 56 ( April 1967 ) , 591 - 95 . Campbell , George .

Author: Muriel Winnifred Tomkins

Publisher: Ann Arbor [Mich.] : University Microfilms International

ISBN: STANFORD:36105037343980

Category: English language

Page: 552

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Categories: English language

Reading Cormac McCarthy s Blood Meridian

Reading Cormac McCarthy s Blood Meridian

We rise from mud and primativeness — such metaphors intimate — and
consciousness so often is but a sound and bloody fury before its decline into dust
. Time and death seem ever to advance in McCarthy ' s Western badlands .

Author: James Bowers

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105028776081

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Page: 63

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Auto biography Studies

Auto biography Studies

It is perhaps the most well - defended trope around : when literally embodied as a
" mixed metaphor , " it often provokes violence like the lynchings in Coming of
Age in Mississippi and the killing of Camara in Meridian . Race's power as a ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105016129707

Category: Autobiography

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Categories: Autobiography

The Darkening Meridian

The Darkening Meridian

speaking , to blow the reveille , said my father ; and pleased with this happy
metaphor he stroked his moustaches and leant back in his chair . The new oil
tankers , which no other organisation , not even the Americans , had had time to
acquire ...

Author: Richard March

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B242638

Category:

Page: 204

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Crossing the Next Meridian

Crossing the Next Meridian

... observed , “ The stream was so filled with them there seemed to be more fish
than water in it , and we appeared to be sailing in boiling , seething silver light
marvelously relieved in the jet darkness . ” A common metaphor in the early
reports ...

Author: Charles F. Wilkinson

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015028486291

Category: Nature

Page: 376

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Analyzes legal issues surrounding land use and resource allocation in the American West, examines problems resulting from outdated laws, and offers potential solutions
Categories: Nature

Renditions

Renditions

All the things the mariner recounts are metaphors : the mist is the girl's tresses ,
the bells her earrings , the lighthouse her bright eyes , the equator the thin line
between her lips in their closure , the meridian her tear drops , the shells her
teeth ...

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ISBN: UVA:X030230418

Category: Chinese language

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Categories: Chinese language

The Civil War Fredericksburg to Meridian

The Civil War  Fredericksburg to Meridian

... they still believed that he could be useful to them within the administration ' s
private councils . Lincoln himself described the situation with a metaphor out of
his boyhood in Kentucky , where he had seen farmers riding to market with a
brace ...

Author: Shelby Foote

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015020642958

Category: United States

Page:

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Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives of our century, a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters. Anyone who wants to relive the Civil War will go through this volume with pleasure. Years from now, Foote's monumental narrative most likely will continue to be read and remembered as a classic of its kind.
Categories: United States

The Meridian Classic Book of 18th and 19th century British Drama

The Meridian Classic Book of 18th  and 19th century British Drama

16 Drawing his metaphor from commercial law ( “ law merchant " ) , Sir Peter says
that those who circulate scandalous tales should be held responsible like those
who endorse bad checks or bank notes , if the original offender cannot be found ...

Author: Katharine M. Rogers

Publisher: Plume

ISBN: UCSC:32106010186259

Category: Drama

Page: 580

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Categories: Drama

The Arizona Quarterly

The Arizona Quarterly

It's a metaphor of affectionate relationship and loss , emotionally powerful , yet
still a sentimental cliché . “ Blood Meridian ” presents a complex metaphor of
orbits and arcs , solar apogee and decline , “ the Evening Redness in the West .

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ISBN: MINN:31951P01185975W

Category: Literature

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Categories: Literature