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Two plates on, the grotesqueness of relations between the young and old appears again.
He argues that when Milton compares Satan to a figure such as Briareus, he does so with the intention of conveying not Satan's grotesqueness (a commonplace feature in classical descriptions of the monster), but his pride that deprived him of power after his fall, a characteristic that Dante highlights in his descriptions of the monster (358-61).
as against the grotesqueness and excess of Louis Napoleon's
The scale and grotesqueness of the land-theft situations he encounters is staggering.
In reflection, the poem's title, "O, elegant giant," accommodates the vast dimension of suffering, a spatial distortion equivalent to the grotesqueness of a huge diamond on the hand of a starving child.
No, these images are now permanent fixtures in my mind and the minds of everyone else brave enough to stand firm in the face of utter grotesqueness.
Peter Schmidt claims that "Keela's grotesqueness is heightened by the fact that 'she' is supposedly Indian and female; her identity as a social outcast is an important component of her fitness to be made into a spectacle.
Merritt's contradictory embodiment of racial purity and physical grotesqueness illustrates the incongruous ideals motivating the wartime trauma that all participants, rather than observers, suffer.
It is in Wise Blood, O'Connor's first major work, where her view on the potential grotesqueness of isolation is made most evident through ironic mentions and use of politeness (Brown and Levinson; Watts).
Second, these patients are bodies to behold, circus freakery to entertain and be judged by the rarity and grotesqueness of their ailments.
I suppose I must have turned away from both of these since I remember them with no element of the grotesqueness that replaces horror when the object or occurrence is closely observed.
Souza will remain a rarity for having the gumption to call spade a spade through his art, and he did so with grotesqueness that defies comparison.