(1) Her combination of high seriousness, insight, and muddle-headedness establishes, in the earlier parts of the novel, the contiguity of inspiration and comedy.(2) Metonymy is the trope of contiguity , part-part relationships, where a single event may provide a causal link in a chain of events.(3) This kind of result was obtained by Adichie, among other workers, in the late 1970s based on the contiguity techniques.(4) nations bound together by geographical contiguity(5) Several hundred autonomous Indian principalities were expected to accede to one or the other new state on the basis of territorial contiguity and the religious composition of the population.(6) contiguity is necessary in all forms of learning(7) Many contemporary artists are now stressing contiguity in their work.(8) At the same time, through similarity and contiguity , the infant constellates the child archetype in the mother.(9) Sense knowledge can tell us only that effect follows upon cause, because the mind, bounded by the senses, cannot legitimately infer any idea of causality from impressions of mere contiguity .(10) As our imagination chops up and forms new ideas, it is directed by three principles of association, namely, resemblance, contiguity , and cause and effect.(11) However, as Deacon notes, many things can be said to have physical or temporal contiguity so there must be something more to this interpretative process.(12) Never mind the fact that those very settlement blocs are the main obstacle to the formation of a Palestinian state characterized by territorial contiguity .(13) From that moment, he anchors his existence in the hopeless need to share an affective contiguity with this random female acquaintance by changing the time of every clock and watch he encounters to Paris time.(14) He, in an article on intertextuality, describes it as ├ö├ç├┐relationships of contiguity and similarity├ö├ç├û.(15) The contiguity of the sequence is also massively improved.(16) From the beginning, the intent has been to break up the contiguity of Palestinian communities by building settlements and roads.