She talks in a prismatic way that I find perfect for the telephone—a back and forth of recognitions, observations, and phrases.
Each telling brings new details or perspective, making the book both repetitive and prismatic.
1709, from Greek prismat-, stem of prisma (see prism) + -ic. Related: Prismatical (1650s).
Relating to or resembling a prism.
Formed by refraction of light through a prism, used especially of a spectrum of light.