Deleuze-Guattari's 1000P's good here--the refrain is the pattern that unites the parts. See for instance the following list of hyperlinks:

Note the way in which this list of keywords--navigating points--cosmic points of references, stars, coordinates, etc. become a kind of refrain in a way. Note how the chapter titled The Arcades Project attempts to link them all together in some kind of narrative...


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