Precociousness


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Precociousness

Franny and Zooey
former child prodigies’ lives are misshapen by their early exploitation. [Am. Lit.: J. D. Salinger Franny and Zooey]
Tin Drum, The
mental developement of Oskar Matzerath is complete at birth; has extraordinary mental and physical powers. [Ger. Lit.: Magill IV, 1220]
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His precociousness prompted both the Cocteau award and an article by his editor Jacques Brenner, entitled "Adolescent Genius," (20) which compares MacAvoy to both Rimbaud and Lautreamont.
A title in the Critical Lives series, Charlesworth's book presents readers with an account of Jarman's troubled childhood, precociousness in adulthood, illness, and untimely death.
CHILD j Genius (C4) - More gobsmacking precociousness from the pre-teen Mensa-botherers.
Now almost in her twenties and desperate to start a new chapter in her life, free from past controversies, Isabel will once again find that her beauty and precociousness will captivate another older man, this time a professor at her university.
Precociousness distinguishes these early epistles; in one example, composed at the tender age of 19, Styron grapples with what he perceives to be unresolvable conflicts within the Protestant Christianity of his upbringing.
The selection method for M: M is close to the reciprocal of the difference between the minimum and the second minimum objective function value to avoid precociousness in the initial iteration and the gap is gradually expanded in the later iteration.
I'm curious if you might think your work from these six early years is slight, on its own or as a precursor to your novels, even while your precociousness, intellect, and keen foresight were so clearly established.
A similar behavior was observed for lopsided oat, although its yield was 25% lower, resulting from the precociousness of that species, providing earlier grazing as compared to more delayed forage species.
Wales have hardly become world-beaters within a couple of seasons but they are thriving on a combination of confidence, callow precociousness and a crowd which has grown used to feats of derring-do.
Martinez Casado also showed that the movement's precociousness, in that it preceded the ominous year when Averroes began to be known in France, 1217, made it perhaps the only direct consequence of the great translation mission initiated by Archbishop Raymond of Toledo.
There seem to be mixed remembrances of Mary O'Connor's precociousness by her relatives.
Just making plays for the team," he repeated several times, explaining his precociousness with a shoulder shrug.