Rebelliousness


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Rebelliousness

Recognition (See IDENTIFICATION.)
Caulfield, Holden
schoolboy at odds with a “phoney” society. [Am. Lit.: The Catcher in the Rye]
Dedalus, Stephen “heretical”
youth rebels against Irish politics and religion. [Irish Lit.: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
Finn, Huckleberry
unconventional and resourceful runaway boy. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
Maheu, Vincent
peaceful coalminer forced into striking for justice. [Fr. Lit.: Germinal]
Satan (Lucifer)
the Devil; cast from heaven for rebelling against God. [O.T.: Isaiah 14:12; N.T.: Revelation 12:7–9; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Scales, Sophia Baines
announcing her desire to be a teacher causes shock (1864). [Br. Lit.: The Old Wives’ Tale, Magill I, 684–686]
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, one of the Secret Six who supported Brown, searching for a tradition of black rebelliousness, conducted groundbreaking research on the subject that culminated in a series of published essays on Turner and other rebellious slaves.
What the Bush family showed instead was an attitude of spoiled rebelliousness.
Yet the rebelliousness of this generation combined with the specter of Vietnam to produce an antipathy toward America and--by extension--to American corporations and their products.
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However, it is the contradictions that occur within the home that are most often at the root of adolescent non-conformity or outright rebelliousness (Lorenz, 1970).
It is a shame, however, that Seymour does not read this evidence of multivocal interventions in Mandeville's manuscripts with other moments of playfulness, rebelliousness, and ambiguity in the narrative of the Travels.
Certainly the story of a Yankee sailor's rebelliousness and the subsequent events that overtook the Globe and her crew are fully as colorful as any other.
His trademark middle-finger rebelliousness is also explored; it's the personality that led him to perform in his drawers, marry his 27 dancers, smoke weed openly and claim Iris home as a compound independent of government rule.
Juchitan is a branch of the great tree that is the Zapotec race," writes Zapotec editor and publisher Macario Matus of his home city, "and as such inherits rebelliousness and detests subjection.
Nevertheless, after reading this choppy, inelegant pastiche, you do come away with an insight into the nature of American rebelliousness.
Igby's rebelliousness sends him in quick succession to a priest at his prep school (to whom he blasphemes Jesus), to a therapist (who hits him), to military school (which he flees), and to New York City, where he gets caught up in the bohemian periphery of his wealthy godfather's (Jeff Goldblum) downtown world.
The authors delve into the very different behavior patterns they see people fall into, caused by everything from excess timidity to overbearingess, from conflict avoidance and poor self-image to rebelliousness.