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blonde

a French pillow lace, originally of unbleached cream-coloured Chinese silk, later of bleached or black-dyed silk
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As stated, we can historicize West's body issues according to the associations of blondness and thinness with an anti-Semitic discourse.
It's in his word choice -- Greg's father doesn't have faded blond hair; he's an "ex-blond" with the "cachet of blondness" -- and in the quirky characters that Greg interacts with on his journey.
The loudest and most conspicuous is Neil Patrick Harris, a mass of Barbie blondness that comes out of the rafters of the Belasco Theatre and goes into a rock star rant and strut the instant his gold stilettos hit the stage in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'.''
Here is what Barthes sees looking at the stills of Eisenstein's films: "The compactness of the courtiers' make-up, thick and insistent for the one, smooth and distinguished for the other; the former's 'stupid' nose, the latter's finely traced eyebrows, his lank blondness, his faded pale complexion, the affected flatness of his hairstyle suggestive of a wig" (53).
Her long black hair was making its usual break for freedom from her ponytail, in contrast to Zanna's tightly slicked-back blondness" (7).
His self-shaping also includes gestures toward the currents of contemporary New Age discourse, including his own physical appearance (his fair skin and blondness), dress, sense of style and decor, and finally, toward an exquisitely modulated yet obviously queer sensibility.
of North Texas) wittily responds by asking whether science should study whether blondness in females is inversely correlated to IQ or whether white males have a genetic predisposition towards precipitating Wall Street crashes.
A brief description compares the artificial surface brightness of both the golden city where Christine resides and the blondness of Christine herself: the "small bombed baroque German city" had only things that were "worthwhile" rebuilt, and which was now "as pink and golden as a pretty child and as new as morning" (1).
On a darker note, the show also highlights how the Nordic cult of blondness was adopted by Nazi Germany as a symbol of racial purity, spreading to Josef's Stalin's Soviet Union which celebrated the ideal of the blonde peasant - and on to the film studios of the United States.
Commonly, the whiteness of their skin and blondness of their hair renders them within the terms of fantasised Western images of the beautiful, innocent and angelic child.