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incommunicable

adjective be silent, confidential, immutable, inexpressible, keep quiet, keep silent, not speak, not speaking, not talking, silent, top-secret
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Similarly, after discussing the structure of The Wreck of the Deutschland, Mike Fitzhugh suggested that the obscurity of many of Hopkins' lines might have been a consequence of "the incommunicability of the mystical union" (85-86); then, after a series of questions without definitive answers, he concluded that the second part of The Wreck "becomes a 'via mystica' down which the narrator leads the sensitive reader, with the ultimate goal of guiding him or her to a personal epiphanic union with God, a mystical revelation" (88).
Victor was to reject Boethius's language of individuality and propose incommunicability and singularity instead, it is interesting that Chadwick can cite (194) a passage in one of Boethius's commentaries on Aristotle where person is distinguished by a quality incommunicabilis and singularis, implying that for Boethius these two terms are complementary if not equivalent to "individual.
Contrary to the incommunicability of the experience that many accounts bemoaned, Bell and others must have had some success in portraying the physical aspects of the destruction.
With regard to the second (argument), it ought to be said that a triple incommunicability is present by reason of personhood: namely, (incommunicability) of part, according to which (a person) is complete; secondly, (incommunicability) of universal (being), according to which (a person) is subsistent [meaning to stand on its own, i.
Wright's realization that he would never succeed in conveying the trauma of black American lives by sentimental appeals to the power of readerly sympathy, a realization that led him to create the distinctly unsentimental, unsympathetic figure of Bigger Thomas in Native Son, places him closer to trauma theorists such as Elaine Scarry and Kali Tal, who stress the ultimate incommunicability of bodily suffering, its terrible privacy and imperviousness to linguistic representation, than to Shoshana Felman and Dori Laub, whose more affirmative models of trauma, testimony, and witness provide the theoretical backbone of Yaeger's argument about the textual force of the Southern grotesque.
Burger thus tells a familiar story: the avant-garde was doomed to fail, isolated, as it necessarily was, by the incommunicability of its project.
Fourth, the incommunicability of the human person supports the claim of human dignity.
Its putative incommunicability does seem consistent with its absence of objective sufficiency.
She merely lets it all take place around her as she simply tries to love everybody involved in full respect for their autonomy and their inviolable incommunicability.
These novelists are concerned with "the situation of our time" and with "the terrible things of life": boredom, incommunicability, loneliness, anxiety, alienation, despair.
Basualdo writes, "The meaning of these images--the unmade bed, birds among the clouds, sequences of words and dates--is perhaps nothing but the enigma of its meaning," and they reveal "the profound incommunicability that dwells in the very heart of meaning.
Free music thus becomes in effect irrelevant or, to avoid precisely that incommunicability while still avoiding the limitations that it casts aside, free music will--Adorno contends--inadvertently but inevitably give rise to precisely the same musical structures that it sought to reject: