Having a larger area of muscle attachment on one valve than the other is one means by which muscle obliqueness
can be increased.
Due to the vastness of the web, interpretative travels initiated by a poem are likely to diverge markedly for different interpreters; indeed, the obliqueness
and suggestiveness of much poetry make it likely that the web searches triggered from reading a poem will vary.
Entrusted to a language that rises to the heavens of grand tradition and descends to the bowels of dialect, the novel intersperses narrative moments and documentary fictions with a unity approaching that of music: its form confirms that certain anomalies, a certain obliqueness
of gaze--ultimately an unengaged intellect--yields intriguing effects.
Translation encounters the twists of language, its equivocations, the indirectness, the obliqueness
of its interpretive trajectories.
In "Rabbit," the sexual rapprochement between Gudrun Brangwen and Gerald Crich is mediated by a "pornographic" obliqueness
that affords a thrilling glimpse into "the obscene beyond.
Ida y vuelta (1930) exemplifies, together with Proustian devices, a Modernist merging of theme and form in its representation of consciousness and narrative obliqueness
, and anticipates the later Memorias de Leticia Valle.
The contrast between the obliqueness
with which Woolf depicts Crosby and the immediacy of other characters' streams of consciousness lends the servant's characterization a sense of incompleteness.
At their best, they remind the reader of a Trollope or a de Maupassant, in the precision of their observations about human nature or in the obliqueness
of their insight.
For the final determination of the order of variants there is calculated a utility function which is based on values for the average, dispersion and obliqueness
of the total evaluation of variants.
Evaluating two decades of US sanctions to curb Iran's nuclear appetite, the US Congress' Government Accountability Office recently concluded that the results are "unclear," adding with candid obliqueness
that "some evidence, such as foreign firms signing contracts to invest in Iran's energy and Iran's continued proliferation efforts, raise questions about the extent of the sanctions' impact.
I see Oedipus as a modern man, self-made, tough and bold, who uses language as a weapon to cut through verbal adiposity and obliqueness
," he says.
Though some might prefer the direct representations of "Jane Austen" as a character offered in recent novels and films, (8) in my view McEwan's evocation of Austen through Briony gains in power because of its obliqueness