American Scene, The

American Scene, The

portrays Americans as having secured necessities; now looking for amenities. [Am. Lit.: The American Scene]
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For James, in The American Scene, the hotel expressed the "perpetually provisional" (300) aspect of American life, which increasingly transpired within temporary settings.
However, when extricated from the confines of the American Scene, the painting may be read as a historic critique of the heteronormative performance rather than as a reinscription of the comradely ideal.
Against the North American scene, the European petrochemical public companies were on the positive side with nice return in December.
While all the essays are solid, provocative, and relevant for the North American scene, the essay by Christopher Wright, "Reading All Scripture Missiologically," is alone worth the price of the book.
And just to rub it in as the cocky Colombian struggles to find his Grand Prix feet after dominating the American scene, the irreverent Irishman adds: "And you keep getting in the way."

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