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Sport a contestant, esp a horse, thought unlikely to win in a race
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(5) For example, in Olive Moore's novel Spleen (1930), the condition of pregnancy is fraught with the condition of exile and outsiderness as pregnant and middle-class Ruth struggles to find her place in her husband's restrictive upper-class family estate.
For all his undeniable vulnerability, Cho's 'outsiderness' stands him in sharp contrast to the kind of family-bonded labour in which Abu found himself embroiled from the moment he arrived in Tissana.
ABE IKAN WAS DEALT THE HAND of outsiderness, of coming to a country with a nothing that was not only proverbial--those Ellis Island stories of just pennies in pockets so relentlessly retold as to render them mythical--but actual.
In solidifying Canada's ability and willingness to rigidly defend its assets and boundaries, this scene emphasizes Canada's "outsiderness"; instead of an intimate ally with very similar demographics and a largely similar culture, this violently protectionist version of Canada seems legitimately foreign, legitimately "other," a perspective which in turn helps Alpha Flight seem legitimately threatening.
For me, what has always given your work a serious depth is your interest in occupying (and beautifully filling out) a world of difference and outsiderness, and claiming it as the center--and then also taking into account whatever is in opposition to that.
Her opening tribute to the power of literature segues into revelatory close readings of the three novels she selected, after much deliberation, as salient expressions of the American spirit, specifically our restlessness, 'unending questioning,' and perpetual sense of outsiderness....
This review focuses on provision of definitional work about insider and outsiderness as for the authors it is this definitional work that is an appropriate starting place for understanding positionality.
This Vlogbrothers movement is a sort of "revenge of the nerds" type of thing--except the movie based on it would probably be called "the civil disobedience of the nerds," because John and Hank are about encouraging people to channel outsiderness into something productive, like living well through small acts of kindness.
The first several chapters discuss internationalization as a firm strategy, the concept of outsiderness and the field of immigrant entrepreneurship research, and frame the question of outsider status in relation to early internationalization.
Performance consequences of new CEO "outsiderness": Moderating effects of pre- and post-succession contexts.
More problematically, the sense of Jewish "outsiderness" and otherness is sometimes evident in the (lack of) attention they gave to Jewish victims.