arises when one judges that those teleological needs will go unsatisfied, perhaps forever, since the world offers no basis for their satisfaction.
, I'm afraid, was made dourer still as I felt this exhibition was an opportunity missed.
But amid the bleakness
, there are sparks of humanity, a sense of desperation and vulnerability that makes the reader see past the grit and grime to the underlying suffering.
of the season is undercut by the hope of spring, a way of making chaos follow an orderly progression.
Unlike the hard-charging bleakness
of some of her early work, here El Saadawi creates an impressionistic Cairo full of writers and poets, all more prosperous than many of her earlier characters but not at all the better for it.
Can't the creative hot-shots at city hall find us an equally amusing diversion from the mundanity and bleakness
of Credit Crunch 09?
AN ENGAGING nugget on YouTube entitled 'A Day At The Race Track' suggests Ingmar Bergman had no monopoly on the depiction of bleakness
and despair (as well as comedy and hope, don't forget) among Swedish filmmakers of the 1950s.
Andris Nelsons famously introduced himself to the CBSO with Richard Strauss's Don Juan, its surging, aspirational energy dissolving in a demise of utter bleakness
He also equips Bale with some great new toys, a mordant wit to undercut the story's essential bleakness
, and a trio of advisers Michael Caine's butler Alfred, Gary Oldman's good cop Jim Gordon and Morgan Freeman's weapons-master Lucius Fox.
The play is often ignored because of its jarring descent from puppy love to bleakness
and destitution, but director Kenneth Albers offered an encouraging voice when the company--which claims a "strong affection" for Shaw's work--was considering the show.
Canadian director Robert Lepage and his production team successfully capture the unrelenting bleakness
of Orwell's totalitarian nightmare.
The overview of the project is told through a five minute video, complete with footage of the bleakness
of some reservations.