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But instead of falling back on narrative's regenerative powers, these protagonists crumble in the face of regret, turning defeatedly, as does Bucky Cantor, impetuous desire into tragedy and "tragedy into guilt" (Nemesis 265).
While the East German defeatedly defers to the given as if it were late itself, Petzold's sequence strips commerce's modus operandi of its self-evidence.
Later, someone says defeatedly that they can't change the industry.