Definition of hylic in English:
Of matter; material. The opposite of psychic (sense 2) of the adjective).
- To know and live by only one tradition is, by that very fact, to be exposed as hylic.
- Further, it should be made clear that the anaphoric is the repetitive aspect of the poetic text while the hylic is its material specificity.
- So Musashi died of his hylic self on the tree.