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Hagar ultimately gives up men's meals of cooked meat for a lighter raw diet of women's fare (Levi-Straussian), thus disencumbering herself of male ideology.
author of Frankenstein) without first disencumbering himself of his wife
It could, in optimistic theory, empower aboriginal peoples while disencumbering the state, economically and politically, in ways that would appear to endorse the current discourse of political and economic reform.
Holmes provides no guidance in these areas, and, to a certain degree, his enthusiasm for gag rules as disencumbering strategies reflects a comparative analysis in which they appear crucially important for emerging democracies.
In many ways this was doing Britain an indirect favor by disencumbering it of Empire.