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More recently, Andrew Bretz has trenchantly argued that Valerius's songs 'indicate the disjointure of the whole dramatic universe of The Rape of Lucrece'.
27) April Flakne develops a congruent view in an essay on Arendt entitled "No longer and Not Yet": judgment is, according to Flakne, the faculty for "confronting and maintaining a sudden disjointure in time" (1999, 157).
Shifting in line 915 from individual disjointure to miraculous union--that is, from "ho" and "y," the Italian for "I have" and the French pronoun for place, to "on," a simultaneous one-ness and we-ness suggestive of a holy fusion between the Ravie and Christ--the Ravie seems to grow in blessedness and fervor as her repeated sounds advance.
Under the circumstances those darkest suffer the most acute forms of racism reflected in marital patterns, family disjointure and social status.
20) The quality of estrangement that characterizes Valerius's songs in the play, so remarked on by critics, can be seen not as a sign of poor craftsmanship on Heywood's part, but as part of a strategy Heywood used to indicate the disjointure of the whole dramatic universe of The Rape of Lucrece.