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see puppetpuppet,
human or animal figure, generally of a small size and performing on a miniature stage, manipulated by an unseen operator who usually speaks the dialogue. A distinction is made between marionettes, moved by strings or wires from above, and hand puppets, in which the hand
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What does it mean when you dream about ventriloquism?

For the dreamer to throw his or her voice could indicate a part of themselves that they may not be revealing. This dream may also indicate that the dreamer feels beside themselves about a relationship or some other issue.

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, ventriloquy
the art of producing vocal sounds that appear to come from another source
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The voices in this section help emphasize the point that subjects inside burqas are far from silent or passive, scarcely in need of ventriloqual help.
The pertinence of the ventriloqual model to the work in progress is thus linked by Goldblatt to the Heideggerian notion of the 'symbiotic relationship between artist and work' (42) that indicates that, as the identity of the work is determined by the artist, the identity of the artist is partially determined by the work.
But Roth's likely hand in this forgery is also suggested by internal textual evidence and by his professional habit of appropriating the voices of the authors he exploited.(8) What distinguishes Kiki's supposed sequel from some of Roth's other forgeries is that this book, far from hiding all traces of Roth's ventriloqual persona, deliberately directs our attention to the old pirate himself.