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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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The point of this motif in the given lament is the desire to recover the deceased breadwinner and supporter as a participant in the community of the living--not as the unforeseeable and unwanted visitor we spoke about earlier, the figure on which the archaic fear of the dead is grounded.
Toswell, eds, Laments Jot the Lost in Medieval Literature (Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe 19), Turnhout, Brepols, 2010; hardback; pp.
It's an album that in my opinion, stands to define Lament as a professional outfit, with its rich rhythms and infectious beats all topped off with Kath Kimber's superb vocals.
In Joseph Harris's intelligent and thought-provoking analysis " 'Myth to Live By' in Sonatorrek," which is an updated version of a 1999 paper, (1) Harris convincingly argues that real laments in Old Norse culture were modeled on mythic ones, using the archetypal lament of Odin for Baldr as a case study.
Any one of the solutions suggested above would help once, but if the lament goes on week after week more drastic measures are needed.
Goodland lays out her argument in her"General Introduction" From this point on, she divides her books into two parts: "Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval English Drama" and "Deranging Female Lament in Renaissance Tragedy" Each of these parts is further subdivided, though not equally; three chapters are devoted to medieval drama, five to Renaissance tragedy.
Though, I too, lament the loss of Winchester, my lament actually began many years ago when they quit building guns as good as other manufacturers.
And the authors do not disappoint as they both hold forth on what appears to be the fashionable lament of the day: Can Black folk get it together?
If Cuba launched rockets into Miami, would Bey lament about Cuba's sovereignty as U.
Admirers of Sir John Tavener will know what to expect from, and love Lament for Jerusalem.
Many participants echoed the lament that the Brazilian government of Marxist Luis Inacio Lula da Silva--which favors a more overtly socialist hemispheric arrangement--was not cooperating.
She wants to discover if 'there was a living tradition of lament which may have been mediated into literary depictions of mourning practice; and the extent to which the oral and written traditions influencedeach other' (p.