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limpid

Lit (esp of writings, style, etc.) free from obscurity
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By abandoning himself to the flow of his inner life, as ordered by memory, Rousseau claims, language becomes transparent: its limpidity guarantees the authenticity of the self-portrait that emerges in the narrative of the self: "Let the last trump sound when it will, I shall come forward with this work in my hand, to present myself before my Sovereign Judge, and proclaim aloud: 'Here is what I have done, and if by chance I have used some immaterial embellishment it has been only to fill a void due to a defect of memory.
Clearness, limpidity, and sanity are critical to literary practice.
The limpidity of the women's voices and understandings must compete with such forces as a train which impedes one's ability to hear the end of sentences.
In poetic terms, in "Away, away, it is the air" it is as if the elements of Wordsworth's style, so often combining for inclusive, expansive effects of limpidity and commutability, (48) have been spun apart in a centrifuge.
But I would say that the limpidity of her own writing comes through in her translations really very beautifully.
The middle part is to a certain extent velata [veiled], but the upper notes are clear to limpidity and at the same time bright, resonant and penetrating as the song of the nightingale.
The limpidity evident here isn't strictly replicated across the body of the New and Selected Poems 1958-1998 (Green Integer, 2004)--though the versification is--but even when the poem is more fragmentary or recondite its emotional current is clear, strong, untrammeled.
Rhapsody on Mengsi Pond [TEXT NOT rime REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Admiring the clear limpidity [TEXT NOT of the ornamental pond, REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Digging up layers of soil to [TEXT NOT conserve water.
Overall Hrusa's approach (even with slower tempos) is characterised by lightness, balance and limpidity of sound, and at the same time flexibility in the sense of changeability and richness.
On the surface, the limpidity and simplicity of the narrator's language would seem to be well-suited to the story of a man whose life has been measured out in spartan meals at his kitchen table and the mechanical routines he follows on the family farm.
I will begin by telling you that this country seems to me as beautiful as Japan as far as the limpidity of the atmosphere and the gay color effects are concerned.
The limpidity of Schuyler's poems, their ability to make difficult reckonings and revelatory description seem almost improvisational--much in the way that Bishop does in her best work--makes his writing defy conventional analysis.