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see wisteriawisteria
or wistaria
, any plant of the genus Wisteria, woody twining vines of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), cultivated and highly esteemed for the beautiful pendent clusters of pealike flowers, lilac, white, or pink. There are two species (W.
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This play, set in Salem, Massachusetts, became "In the Name of the King!" Although it was never, to my knowledge, produced, this drama marks the beginning of Gilman's exploration of white New England women's historical legacy, an intellectual terrain she continued to chart in "The Giant Wistaria" and "The Yellow Wall-Paper." In fact, less than a week after beginning to write this play, Gilman recorded in her diary that she was working on "The Giant Wistaria," a tale that explores the connections between a colonial New England woman's ghost and young urbanites of the late nineteenth century who rent a colonial mansion in the New England countryside (Diaries 412, 413).
True, Faulkner repeatedly refers to nature and its courses, as in the appearance, disappearance, and reappearance of the circling buzzards (in AILD), the wistaria wine (in AA), or the sparrows and pigeons (in RN), but while these associate with the traditional images of renewal and resurrection, his repeated conjuring and banishing his characters mark Faulkner's attempt to achieve a psychological reversal of dependence.
Anti-tumor-promoting activities of afromosin and soyasaponin I isolated from Wistaria brachybotrys.
The names of plants may identify forgotten biologists: lobelia in honour of Mathias de l'Obel, or wistaria, after Caspar Wistar.
The day after the wedding, the couple boards a ship for Prince Rupert, travelling east from there by train, truck, and boat to Seel's isolated cabin near Wistaria on Ootsa Lake, one of the finger lakes that stretch between the Coast Mountains and the spruce-and-pine forests west of Prince George.
To that end, after researching the company's database of 168,000 patterns, they chose Lenox's Cinderella china, Reed & Barton's Francis 1 silverware, and Tiffin's Wistaria Pink and Morgantown's Cobalt Blue crystal.
The lower terrace is designed as a scent garden, with a profusion of Mexican orange trees, wistaria, azaleas and hydrangeas arranged in broad strips.
They employed saponins extracted from the knots of Wistaria brachybotrys-agents long used in Japanese folk medicine to fight cancer.
The speaker and the listener exist in the same, present space: the "summer of wistaria"; there is no description of Mr.
Gilman rewrites Hawthorne's treatment of the fallen woman in her "The Giant Wistaria"; Atherton's "The Bell in the Fog" is "haunted" by masculinist literary history and perhaps Henry James; and Bacon allegorically reveals the power of women's writing itself, here embodied in letters buried in an attic: to haunt and sometimes transform women's lives.
Rosa's centrality to the novel is reflected even in its design, pervading the chapters like the ever-looming wistaria: in addition to her italicized monologue that monopolizes the whole of chapter five, Rosa is with the reader and Quentin in the first and last chapters.
Two volatile [beta]-chromenes from Wistaria sinensis flowers.