disconcertion


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The final, emblematic lines of the Auden chapter positively suggest that "many critics, even today, remain disconcerted by his refusal to take sides" (285), as if such anonymous disconcertion, a vague yet apparently compulsive accusation, is enough to dispatch the less equivocal.
Lily's assertion that the members of Stolen Generations can easily find their family members and her disconcertion when facing Penny's objection indicates that for her, Aboriginality is too problematised.
The dancing actually began in the audience, which was a bit disconcerting, but it became clear as the piece progressed that disconcertion was the aim of the game.
(87) There was also disconcertion among white Australians about Papua New Guinean men and white women.