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Interestingly, the Legends' mission to fix the anachronism leads them to the sixth and final totem, called the Death Totem.
Rather than participating directly in the ongoing antiquarian revival that we associate with ballad collection from Bishop Percy through Francis Child, where anachronism is either rooted out in a search for historical authenticity or spackled away under the plaster of editorial restoration, Victorian literary ballads foreground and delight in the anachronism written on their own imitative surfaces.
The crude anachronism here, they argue, is little more than 'a species of propaganda' (p.
And yet now some of the very people who regarded the House of Lords as an anachronism which should disappear from the face of British politics, are suddenly finding uses for it after all.
lives m, he l he's 80.) The monarchy an anachronism? an anachro-Surely not.
The BBC is an anachronism in the year 2013 and has had its day.
The endangered democratic processes create an ambience of dark territory on the Balkan that inevitably leads to disappearance sooner or later and anachronism. The saddest thing is that the young generation does not see its future in Macedonia and looks for a way out of here, Rizaov concludes.
Broderick Munro-Wilson was well aware that his idiosyncratic version of the style was an anachronism. Armed with this knowledge, the comment quoted makes perfect sense.
'Anachronism', 'Conscience', 'Idleness', 'Persona'--these do not always best reflect content, nor is it always clear what the link is between an essay's title and its location in the volume.
(2.) The fact that Jefferson is texting the Declaration of Independence is an anachronism. Not only did the technology not exist in his day, the cartoonist may be implying that the form of communication is inadequate to the substance of Jefferson's ideas.
Clayton traces the themes of progress, anachronism, and the bizarre in chapters that deal primarily with what he calls Enzensberger's invention of the "biographical-historical ballad" (181).