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Definitions and meanings of "Thematize"

What do we mean by thematize?

Convert a sentence or a part of it into a theme; modify a verb form by adding a thematic vowel.

Make thematic; organize in themes.

Bring attention to a topic, e.g. by discussing it constructively.

A word your teacher uses to make you feel dumb for not knowing what it means Urban Dictionary

Theme dressing for everyday! Think of it as Halloween 24/7. It’s a random Tuesday in March? Maybe you are a character from your fave 80’s sitcom. Or maybe you’re 90’s grunge. Or maybe you’re feeling witchy, piratey, or super 70’s disco groovy?! Make everyday fun with thematic dressing! Urban Dictionary

A "thematic map" is a type of map especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area. These maps "can portray physical, social, political, cultural, economic, sociological, agricultural, or any other aspects of a city, state, region, nation, or continent" Urban Dictionary

A vague disclaimer added to movie ratings to explain why they are rated the way they are- without actually explaining anything! Yet another example of how the film industry lives off of consumer confusion and crazy marketing tactics. Urban Dictionary

The official MPAA euphemism for "big bouncy racoon testicles". Quote from the recent Disney-released anime "Pom Poko" - 'Narrator: They used their balls as weapons in a brave kamikaze attack.' View the DVD on Amazon: see also: bestiality zoophilia dolphin sex Urban Dictionary

Term used by the MPAA for a part of the movie that, while being upsetting enough to be noted, isn’t an explicit MPAA category and is usually exclusive to that movie/franchise. Urban Dictionary

A term in movie ratings used when there is a low-key, but potentially upsetting element of the story. Urban Dictionary

Adj. the deliberate or accidental absence of any common theme among a group of objects, ideas, events, etc. Urban Dictionary

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The word "thematize" in example sentences

Taken as a group, the Turkish Tales obsessively thematize the figure we know as the Byronic hero: a dark, brooding figure with some mysterious tragedy in his past; always alone, even in a crowd, he displays a world-weariness that nevertheless gathers itself into a reluctant heroism at moments of crisis. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Matilda (1819), both of which thematize the status of incest in developing consciousness of this reality. ❋ Unknown (2008)

First, most obviously and most superficially, they thematize it. ❋ Lemon Hound (2008)

My subtitle, chosen for clarity, will have its pugnacious thrust slightly (if only slightly) muffled over the following pages, which thematize "misreading" not, or not only or primarily, as a mode of contingent error, but rather as a condition of all interpretation, especially forceful interpretation that ends up making a difference. ❋ Unknown (2005)

It will be noted that the concept of “meaning” comes into discussions of history in at least three different ways: the meaning of individual actions within historical events; the meaning of a set of historical events within the broad sweep of history; and the meanings created in later actors as they thematize and represent the narratives of their past. ❋ Little, Daniel (2007)

Once again, as in Radical Literary Education, I thematize the subject, focusing at the beginning on Rousseau in his Confessions and Reveries and on Goethe in The Sorrows of Young Werther, as crucial substrata for writing in the (traditionally designated) British Romantic period. ❋ Unknown (1998)

Sartre, along with many others, mainly understood this scenario in terms of a nuclear war, though I have to wonder if it was because of Sartre's affinity for Maoism and for Tiers Mondialism (and anti-colonial struggle in general) that he did not mainly thematize the third in terms of inter-imperialist nuclear conflict. ❋ Unknown (2009)

While Mazlish ably describes four major challenges to human identity from the sixteenth century to the contemporary era, there are many additional developments in the decentering process and human identity formation that are important to highlight and thematize [9]. ❋ Unknown (2009)

To thematize the metonymic abuses of modernity is to disenchant the rational, wholly enlightened disenchantment that, as Adorno and Horkheimer would corroborate, practices a magic of its own. ❋ Unknown (2009)

From the perspective of democratic theory, the public sphere must, in addition, amplify the pressure of problems, that is, not only thematize them, furnish them with possible solutions, and dramatize them in such a way that they are taken up and dealt with by parliamentary complexes. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Either no two individuals share enough common characteristics to constitute a culture, in which case individuals are doomed to isolation by the itemized lists of particulars on their social-networking profiles, or the "more refined" cultural distinctions invented to group them work all too well and thematize away an individual's particularity. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The show’s lighting effects thematize (as they say in the comp-lit departments) the moral drama. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Man's words, "analytically thematize" various aspects, classical and nonclassical, of allegory (RR ❋ Unknown (2005)

Find a [thematic map] of your country [representing] some aspect of human activity (e.g., development, [tourism]). ❋ Sweatygamer69 (2019)

Oh, I really love your [outfit]! Wow! Thank you. Totally [thematic dressing].....[Punky Brewster]! ❋ Word Up (2019)

[Thematic] [maps] are VERY [helpful] ❋ Geography Potter (2017)

The movie was [rated] [PG] for "[mild thematic elements]"... whatever that meant. ❋ Killerfiller (2006)

A: "Did you [catch] that cool new [Disney] [japanese anime] movie 'Pom Poko'?" B: "Yeah! I really enjoyed the thematic elements!" A: "Sweet!" ❋ Diviniquity (2006)

This movie is [rated] [PG-13] for violence and thematic elements. [Viewer discretion is advised]. ❋ IOpenX (2020)

in the movie, Good Night, and Good Luck, the inexplicit presentation of the suicide of Edward [Murrow's] [underling], Don [Hollenbeck], would be considered one of its mild thematic elements. ❋ Vm0d (2006)

Despite his [fondness] for [malt liquor], Andrew didn't attend the "Cupcakes, 40's, and [Guy Fawkes]" party on the 5th of November, declaring the combination "inappropriate and anti-thematic." ❋ Slanted (2010)

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