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mutation
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a change in the genes that determines how a living organism is designed; or the result of the change
  • Supporting his arguments with all kinds of examples and anecdotes from the books and loose pages that lay on the table before him, even reciting poetry a few times, Dr. Krokowski discussed love's frightening forms—bizarre, agonized, eerie mutations of its symptoms and omnipotence.
    4.6 - Analysis (41% in)
  • Put more academically, it is the purification, mutation, and refinement of matter, its transubstantiation to something higher, its enhancement, as it were.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (30% in)
  • It is the epitome of all hermetism— nothing less than the vessel, the carefully safeguarded crystal retort, in which matter is forced toward its final mutation and purification.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (30% in)

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