Definition of Diegesis

1. n. A narrative or history; a recital or relation.



Definition of Diegesis

1. Noun. (narratology) A narration or recitation. ¹

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Definition of Diegesis

1. the narration of the facts [n DIEGESES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diegesis

diebacks
diebs
diecast
diecasting
diecasts
diecious
died
died on the vine
diedral
diedrals
diedre
diedres
dieffenbachia
dieffenbachias
diegeses
diegesis (current term)
diegetic
diegetically
diehard
diehards
dieing
diel
dieldrin
dieldrins
dielectric
dielectric absorption
dielectric grease
dielectric heating
dielectrically
dielectrics

Literary usage of Diegesis

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1. The Christian Examiner (1835)
"The diegesis; being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History of Christianity, never yet before or elsewhere so fully and faithfully set forth ..."

2. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1899)
"Moreover the diegesis describes Skleros as " chief of a Persian army, which had come to seize Constantinople " ;4 while the ..."

3. Transition in the Attic Orators by Robert Dale Elliott (1919)
"Volkmann (151-153) defines and discusses these various forms of diegesis. ... is a diegesis including, in addition to facts, the plans and motives of the ..."

4. Discussion on Atheism: Report of a Public Discussion Between the Rev. Brewin by Brewin Grant, Charles Bradlaugh (1890)
"Mr. Bradlaugh,like his early guide, philosopher, and friend, "diegesis" Taylor, ... diegesis Taylor, in his " diegesis," calls them fools, ..."

5. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"... there is no telling the absurdities it will lead him into. He was fond of speaking of Volney, and being found with a copy of Taylor's diegesis in his ..."

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