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After a short-lived attempt to learn from the moral errors of other boys and embrace a life of Christian virtue, the young Tejeda finds himself immersed in wayward intrigues and, as a result, fictively enveloped by the symbolism of enclosure, captivity, and tentative survival.
Rather than consider the distribution of sexually harmful acts across populations, the law has fictively consolidated that harm into a subpopulation.
Yet, the predicate for prosopopoeia is always also a silence, absence, or equally enigmatic force that fictively elicits response from the "absent, deceased or voiceless [prosopopoeic] entity" (77), As such, prosopopoeia is "the dominant figure of the epitaphic or autobiographical discourse .
Blair Worden matches Sir Philip Sidney's rhetoric in his risky letter to the queen opposing her possible marriage to the Duke of Anjou, a private letter widely copied, with arguments in his Old Arcadia, thus fictively representing his political principles in the safer mode of "Delightful Teaching.
Like the American masters William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Alice Mcdermott, Winton has created a place so fictively real that it truly reveals the complex people and passions of his native Western Australian seacoast.
Compson's critique of the fictionality of race begins with the already interracial Charles Etienne (whom the "one-drop rule" fictively classifies as black) and skips the deeper-level fictionality of his white-looking body being interracialized with no substantial evidence.
For Wilson, the plays of Shakespeare write modern authorship fictively through "self-concealment" and "self-erasure.
The fictively consensual motto attempts to muffle dissenting voices like that of Marcus Garvey, a monochromatically black Jamaican born in unequivocal colonial times, who so magisterially rose above the confines of his 'proper' place to claim a grand pan-Africanist identity (Interventions, 2004: 1-2).
The Russes were, as Crosby notes, Cart's "guides in 1912 to some of the Haida villages, the people she fictively named 'Jimmie and Louise,' each story titled by the names of places where they'd taken her to paint: 'Tampp,' 'Skedans,' and 'Cumshewa'" (vi).
She fictively represents herself as someone Sabrina might like, because the picture Sabrina has of her is unfavourably painted by Winifred.
Read thus, "Morpho Eugenia" can fictively contribute to postcolonial theory since it identifies the key elements that sustain a hegemonic Englishness, in spite of the latter's inherent discrepancies.
Voyeuristic pleasure, for Metz, is mobilized both by the darkened viewing situation of the movie theater and by its key-hole-like viewing practice, as well as by the distance from--indeed, the "lack" of--the characters fictively represented on the screen.