Index
abortion, xxii– xxiv, 217– 34
Abrams, Meyer, 361– 64
Abyss, 80– 83, 331– 32
Accused, The (fi lm), 143– 45
address, xviii, xxi– xxiv, 59, 93– 94,
218– 32, 271– 72, 389. See also ad-
dressee; apostrophe
addressee, xxii, 24, 65, 94, 174, 181,
218– 32, 341, 389. See also address;
apostrophe
aesthetic, aesthetics, 164, 171, 202– 5,
208, 211, 213, 215n4, 257n8, 258n10,
277, 285– 86; the ideal I and, 277,
284– 86; politics and, 358– 61; of
silence, 202– 5
African American, Afro- American,
black American, xii, xxix, 102– 7,
119– 20, 126, 131– 33, 197, 249– 50. See
also black women
alienation, 18– 19, 90, 135– 36, 232
allegory, xx, 56n4, 63– 64, 79, 81, 131,
174, 189, 211, 255, 261n68, 286, 293,
310, 317, 320, 353, 355, 381, 383, 422– 25
ambiguity, xiv, 20, 23, 35n7, 72– 73, 89,
104, 128, 134, 138– 39, 167, 250, 290– 91,
295– 96, 298, 309– 10, 317– 20, 348,
352, 357, 409, 413– 19
ambivalence, xxx, 12, 101– 3, 128, 131– 33,
143– 44, 180, 185, 255, 269, 290, 295,
352, 373, 386
Amnesty International, xxx, 193– 96
analogy, 24, 37, 41– 42, 71, 85, 108– 9, 112,
121, 127, 212, 230, 240– 41, 254– 55, 281,
371– 72
Andersen, Hans Christian: “The
Emperor’s New Clothes,” 78, 353– 55
animation, animate, xix, xxi– xxiv,
184– 87, 217– 32, 272. See also inani-
mate
anthropomorphism, xviii, xxi– xxv, 42,
201– 2, 208, 218, 222, 224– 25, 235– 56.
See also personifi cation
Apollinaire, Guillaume, 230; “La
Tzigane,” 32– 34
Apollo and Daphne, 204, 215, 335
apostrophe, xxi– xxv, 208, 217– 32, 241.
See also address
arbitrariness, 11, 174, 295– 96, 302,
311– 12, 358, 388– 90, 393, 396
Aristotle, 112, 170, 195
Astrophel and Stella (Sidney), 230
Atrée (Crébillon), 58, 62, 81– 82
Auerbach, Erich, 117– 18
Aufhebung, 152
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