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One woman said she woke up on a couch, feeling very disorientated, and realising that Limen was raping her.
The bifurcation M1/M2 can be located near by the limen insula in the majority of the cases showing the importance of this anatomical landmark (Figure 1, Figure 3).
Pourtant, le trone et le seuil renvoient a deux symboliques distinctes : si le trone symbolise le pouvoir du dieu, le limen fait plutot reference a la fonction mediatrice de ces demons qui assurent la liaison entre les dieux et les hommes.
Moreover, the forest in the West-European fairy tale recurrently has the function of a limen to the Otherworld, which is to say a conventional landmark which signifies the boundary between the mundane and the banal on the one hand and the magical and fantastic on the other:
57) Ahmet Ihsan (Tokgoz)'un hatiralarinda da Ali Sahbaz Efendi'nin hukuk-i duvel icin sunlari soyledigi anlatilir: "Bu fenn-i bipayanin [ucsuz bucaksiz] kavaidi [kaideleri] pek cok oldugu halde daima 'el hukmu limen galib' (58) kanun-i tabisinden kurtulamamistir.
Lavinia LimEn has more than 40 years of experience working on behalf of refugees and immigrants.
But even as the self might strain past some tenuous limen, "the other shore" might creep onto the susceptible, human self.
Alli la separacion alude al inicio de la mutacion, al momento en que el individuo empieza a diferenciarse de su grupo original; la reagregacion apunta a la fase de reincorporacion a la estructura social a traves de un nuevo grupo, mas acorde a los cambios fisicos, emocionales, psiquicos, y a las nuevas necesidades y expectativas del individuo; y el umbral o limen se entiende como la zona gris entre los dos momentos anteriormente mencionados, caracterizada por ser un espacio de indefinicion en el que el individuo empieza a pertenecer a otro grupo sin haber dejado de pertenecer a su grupo original (Turner, 1987: 56).
Esperemos que nuevas ediciones de esta obra limen los aspectos un tanto descuidados de la composicion y la redaccion del libro, una obra en que se ha optado por una estrategia a la que no pueden negarse ni sus ventajas ni sus inconvenientes, una estrategia sobre la que se puede y debe discutir, pero que es perfectamente respetable.
Linked with the notion of limen in Latin, a threshold is a liminal space that refers to a transitory, in-between state or space, characterized by indeterminacy, ambiguity, hybridity, and the potential for subversion and change.
Threshold to discipline discourse: An English literature first year limen into advanced literacy', moves away from the primary setting to the tertiary setting.
In the second definition, the focus on the limen itself points to a necessary stasis, as well as the implied narrator's equally static position at, or on, one or other side of the threshold.