Almost a decade after the annunciatory
experience of his dreams, Descartes returned to this use of doubt in a more rigorous manner: in part 3 of the Discourse he dates to the years 1628-29 his formulation of the arguments that led him through a systematic doubt of everything that could be doubted to the Archimedean point of "I think, therefore I am," and from thence to a reconstruction of philosophy.(26) His letters, as R.H.
Timbres are rewardingly explored: brass in jagged annunciatory
fanfares, extremes of woodwind registers opening up chording of vast inference, serene punctuations dividing paragraphs of hectic activity and a big trumpet summons dissolving into a heroic flute skirmish.
Lee.Ta."--from the annunciatory
"Lo" across the medial lees to a "Ta" of farewell, the novel is writ small in this ringing invocation.
Nonetheless, Brooks began writing in the late sixties with a new awareness that, if "shrieking into the steady and organized deafness of the white ear was frivolous," there were, in contrast, "things to be said to black brothers and sisters, and these things, annunciatory
, curative, inspiriting, were to be said forthwith, without frill and without fear of white presence" ("Flowers" 1).
A close look at the multiple meanings in each scene reveals that Bresson's scriptural allusions (redeeming sacrifice, annunciatory
angel, minister of mercy) enrich the film's overall liberating message while maintaining a firm hold on history, physical reality, and the things of this world.