unities


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unities

A concept having to do with joint ownership of property. The four unities are interest,possession,time,and title.Joint tenancy with right of survivorship requires all four unities—the owners must have obtained their rights from the same deed,must have undivided possession,and the same use over the same period of time.

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In the French classical tragedy, the unities were adhered to literally and became the source of endless critical polemics.
The theory of the three unities was formulated in Italy nearly a century before it was taken up in France, where it became, after much argument, the cornerstone of drama.
So the quest is no longer for mission and unity, but for missions and unities. That puts the old debate in a new context.