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Beyond the condescension, however, the article--headlined "How One of America's Top Art Collectors, Alice Walton, Plans to Change the Art World"
condescension will be depended on the personal success to meet their commitments.
Thus close textual readings illuminate how self-sacrifice shifts in the nineteenth century from a dominant cultural value to an ambivalent, morally ambiguous one (Blumberg); how condescension begins to take on its modern connotations as a patronizing power play that asserts rather than relinquishes superiority (Siegel); and how fears about the new capitalist system are embodied in novelistic images of feminized sexuality (Kreisel).
The study is focused on discrimination of various types, character-based discrimination, disrespect and condescension.
This year, the irrepressibly smug St Gwynnie Of the Blessed Condescension was voted most irritating celebrity on the planet.
After former director Sue Stevens suddenly resigned on July 23, citing unacceptable behavior and condescension by some members of the board members, the board has been thinking over its next move as it plans for a Boeing land deal and a terminal redevelopment project.
The answer to the first question--if Lady Catherine truly had condescension--would be yes: during Jane Austen's own time, the majority of applications of condescension are strongly positive.
However, the focus of the book is on the idea of condescension, originally a charitable virtue that took on its modern meaning as industrialization created a culture of poverty in the London slums.
Having fallen from grace somewhat in 2004 with an ill-judged joke too far about the then soon-to-be late British hostage in Iraq, Ken Bigley, his illustrious stand-up career felt tainted - a blip not helped by the silly purple goatee and air of condescension he wore on those irritating National Lottery ads around the same time.
intelligence failure to detect Japan's Pearl Harbor attack with the Bush administration's failure to respond to intelligence warnings about the impending al-Qaeda attack and observes that they were both caused by "racial arrogance and cultural condescension" about the enemy, but after the attack, this condescension was transformed into demonization of the enemy (58).
Thompson urged historians to save the 'ordinary' actors of history 'from the enormous condescension of posterity'.