Word of the Week: Liminal

As in: “In Ceremony, the hybrid or mixed-blood position is thus neither authenticated nor denied by the novel; rather, this liminal position is a source of both creative and destructive power, characteristics of almost all traditional indigenous trickster figures ” (Wilson, 2008, p.36). 

Wilson, M. D. (2008). Writing home: Indigenous narratives of resistance. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

For definitions of liminal, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.





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