(ix) While it is admirable to want to honour this esteemed academic, the words, quite unintendedly, strike notes
of elitism and insularity.
From the epigrammatic terseness of Tinashe Muchuri, through the bitter realism of John Eppel's "Pungwe", to the ironic cynicism of Rumbi Katedza's narrator in "Corpse," nearly all the pieces collected here strike notes
of exile, homesickness or nostalgia for the Zimbabwe that was, or is yet to be.
So it's only natural that time has hindered Anderson's ability to strike notes
u indeed that he often he missed them completely.
purple voices will strike notes
, deep, full and rapid.
For Garland, Harrison's ability to strike notes
of farce and tragedy with quicksilver ease is what made him the powerhouse player that he was.