focalization
noun see focalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Focalization — is a term coined by the French narrative theorist Gerard Genette. It refers to the perspective through which a narrative is presented. For example, a narrative where all information presented reflects the subjective perception of that information …   Wikipedia

  • Focalization — Fo cal*i*za tion, n. The act of focalizing or bringing to a focus, or the state of being focalized. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • focalization — index centralization Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • focalization — (Amer.) n. focusing , act of bringing into focus; confinement of an infection to a restricted region (also focalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • focalization — See focalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • focalization — noun a) The perspective through which a narrative is presented b) Putting into focus …   Wiktionary

  • focalization — fo·cal·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • focalization — noun 1. the confinement of an infection to a limited area • Syn: ↑focalisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑focalise (for: ↑focalisation), ↑focalize • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • focalize — focalization, n. /foh keuh luyz /, v.t., v.i., focalized, focalizing. 1. to bring or come to a focus. 2. to localize. Also, esp. Brit., focalise. [1835 45; FOCAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • focalizations — focalization (Amer.) n. focusing , act of bringing into focus; confinement of an infection to a restricted region (also focalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

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