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Indic discussions of sexual aggression towards women illustrate particularly well the ways in which a woman's guardedness becomes a signifier in its own right, conveying something about the status of the man who is her guardian.
This knowledge allows me to come to her with a more open mind and calm demeanor, and I truly believe this is one of the reasons that her apprehensions and guardedness have subsided with each new session we have together.
But the creation of interoperable components seemed to demand a relaxation of the secrecy and guardedness necessary to "protect" intellectual property.
His guardedness against the accusation of white colonization of black art is manifest in the first verse of two tracks.
Guardedness, Freudian defenses, and controls on impulses tend to disappear.
The very guardedness of this familial text of Jane Austen's life is also ironically its liability.
Tearle's guardedness powerfully reinforces James Clifford's point, in Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century, that
He spoke of the children devastated by the raid, such as a seven-year-old who displayed symptoms typical of a post- traumatic stress disorder -- severe anxiety, guardedness, hypervigilance, and irritability.
These familiar reductions, part of the humble plowman pose, were probably less an affectation than one more version of that deep guardedness Faulkner maintained all his life, as if he needed to fend off not only gawking visitors and unscrupulous critics, but even "influence" as a violation of personal privacy.
They have created an ambiance of guardedness and wariness throughout the land, especially among physicians.
That guardedness is a central theme in Starring Brian Linehan written by his friend and colleague George Anthony, at one time an entertainment journalist at the Toronto Sun, currently consulting on special projects for CBC Television's Arts and Entertainment division.