Parsing their complex performances, she convincingly reads them as both obeisant
16) In view of this, it is hardly surprising that NCPE intellectuals have tended to attribute the erosion of popular prosperity in Canada over the past twenty-five years variously to foreign ownership of Canadian industry, to a "deindustrialization" process stemming from the weakness of indigenous Canadian industrial capital, to policies imposed by a Canadian state overly obeisant
to American corporate power, or to plant closures occasioned by "free trade" with the United States and Mexico, but not to the "normal" dynamics, contradictions, and crisis tendencies of capital accumulation characteristic of a mature, advanced capitalist economy.
Patrick orders his obeisant
secretary, Chloe Sevigny), but to add that it speaks with forked tongue to Clinton-generated, bull-market amorality would belabor the obvious.
It is noticeable that few of the people who write literary texts, as distinct from write about them, are similarly obeisant
to the demands of mere intellect.
Despite the flurry of dutiful, largely obeisant
press coverage, it is hardly news when politicians surround themselves with children and bravely pledge, as did the first lady, to "make it clear that we want American parents to succeed at the most important task they have, caring for the next generation.
14) The argument that the Jacobean stage was for the most part obeisant
in its dealings with court is fully discussed in Jonathan Goldberg, James I and the Politics of Literature (Johns Hopkins U.
At his worst, Bob Dole is obeisant
to the extreme fringes of his party and to wealthy campaign contributors, eschewing tough choices in favor of political advancement.
Rather, he argued that we should be obeisant
even to a state that has come about by conquest or coup.
Starched, corseted, buttoned-down, and enshawled, her hair neatly platted and mercifully absolved of the pick-aninny's bush or housemaid's headrag, controlled by her clothes and obeisant
to the society which ordered those controls, the fugitive woman would peer from within the borders of the page as a prima facie endorsement of her narrative's truth, her potential for acculturation, and the prices that she and her sisters would pay for admission into that American culture [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].
First, faculty and administrators at church-related institutions seem oddly obeisant
to church hierarchy.
He was always very solicitous of his female French customers, though in a kind rather than an obeisant