Muteness


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Muteness

Elops
dumb serpent; gives no warning of its approach. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Henry
bald-headed, pugnosed and silent youngster of comic strip. [Comics: Sheridan, 200]
Painted Bird, The
Kosinski novel about a foundling boy struck dumb by inhuman treatment. [Am. Lit.: Weiss, 345]
Singer, Mr.
mute whose disability restricts his social contacts. [Am. Lit.: Carson McCullers The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter in Magill II, 416]
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By idealizing female muteness, Johnson argues, the man places himself in the position of the prostrate idolater, and paradoxically, reclaims the power as "victim" that he may have lost as (failed) sexual aggressor (153).
Jerzy Kosinski, Primo Levi, and others utilize muteness as a narrative strategy to explore the struggle of the survivor/writer to devise a vocabulary that conveys atrocity.
The videographic milieu is hard, relentless and evokes little respite, except perhaps in Cohen's own muteness.
Mintz juxtaposes Traherne's "ableist" (4) stance with his fantasies of deafness and muteness, while Finn Fordham analyzes his revisions to the manuscript of Commentaries of Heaven.
6), and Mitzi Pederson, whose glitter-covered cinder-blocks were surprisingly sophisticated, given the muteness of her materials.
Then we rode and talked, giving the horses their heads, rehashing the entire episode until the subject was completely exhausted and we fell into bored muteness, only the wind in the firs, the creak of saddle leather and clattering hooves perceivable in the complete darkness.
Artaud's artistic expression can be seen as an attempt to embody the vortex of artistic muteness in the face of the horrors and trauma of war; and to use that non-verbal void as the locus to produce an extraordinary counter-offensive.
Now, it's the silence of the lambs" - Enda Kenny on the muteness of Fianna Fail's Coalition partners, the Greens and PDs.
1 total respect on every shot - the murmurs turning to muteness as soon as he began his pre-shot routine - golf fans from all over the globe transfixed by the sight of the ultimate magician with wand in hand.
The only option left is to be swallowed by misery or to change suffering into rage, muteness into violence.
We therefore accept his muteness more easily, and we look for the materials of the drama itself to speak for him.
Physical disability is defined in the Act as "any degree of physical disability, infirmity, malformation or disfigurement that is caused by bodily injury, birth defect or illness and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes epilepsy, paralysis, amputation, lack of physical co-ordination, blindness or visual impediment, deafness or hearing impediment, muteness or speech impediment, and physical reliance on a guide dog, wheelchair or other remedial appliance or device.