Meaning of focalization in English:


Pronunciation /fəʊk(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


(also British focalisation)

See focalize

‘But what she can do is force a shift in focalization - an even rarer feat in the context of this particular narrative.’
  • ‘In Scarlet Sister Mary, shifts in focalization between omniscient and limited perspectives delve frequently into Mary's consciousness.’
  • ‘The novel hides its subversive ideology behind Oshinica's focalization, masterfully using it to challenge the establishment.’
  • ‘But the greatest narratological weapon has been focalization, i.e. the point of view or perspective from which an event is described.’
  • ‘The freshness of effect that is produced by Moon Shadow's naive perception springs from child focalization.’