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Unformatted text preview: rhetorician. Augustine, writing as an old man senile of the pride of rhetoric, is reborn through the Word of God. There is a tension between human and beyond human language. The first books suggest the insufficiency of language to talk of something beyond language, which is God. This insufficiency is seen with Job. Logical progressions in the first five chapters are subverted. There is a discontinuous mode of speech. Praise of God, the book is with God or almost that God writes Augustine. Heigl thought he was being written by the German language. All things mediate are contrasted with immediate things. Language amounts to simultaneity. There is a contrast between the immediate, the mediate, the in between and the absolute. He has a desire to fornicate with the world. This is his language. Language learned draws him into the orbit of community, and it binds it together when there is a reflection of speech between speakers....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course VIC 201 taught by Professor Julianpatrick during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
- Fall '10
- The Aeneid, Fire, Aeneas, Dido