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Jonke reserves his greatest respect for pianists like Marc-Andre Hamelin, who combine supreme virtuosity with a structural insight that clarifies the form, just as he praises theater directors like Christiane Pohle and actors like Robert Hunger-Buhler, artists most adept at looking past the rhapsodic effusiveness on the surface of his plays to discern the rhythmic arc of tempo, the strategic patterns of repetition, and the contrasting points of thematic conflict in their structures (Reiterer 90-91; Kathrein 7).
Thus, while Brick loses his Freudian phallus, the narrator loses his Lacanian Phallus, for if he was laconic as a boy at the sight of the fraudulent penis, he is certainly more Lacanic now in his semantic effusiveness in recounting his emasculation, and that of Brick's, for us.
Clinton's effusiveness may be distinctive, but his positive assessment of the presidential job is typical of contemporary presidents.
Willimon, "The Effusiveness of Christian Charity," Theology Today (April 1992): 79-80.
Horses are beautiful animals,' he says, with typical Italian effusiveness.
Where Wordsworth is reticent to the point of public silence (and one cannot help thinking unfairly of his ethical severity and austerity here), Rousseau's equally eloquent insistence on authoring himself is striking most of all for its effusiveness.
Actually, Bernard of Clairvaux not only matched it, he outdid Origen in effusiveness.
Dashing American baritone John Hancock gave the character of composer Robert Storch (Strauss himself) the flair of a matinee idol, while tenor Matthew Chellis sang the role of the handsome young Baron Lumer with beguiling effusiveness.
While the Americans may be adept at the kind of artificial effusiveness required for this kind of Disneyland approach to life, we British are simply incapable of handing it.
Secondly, the effusiveness of the later letters means little in itself.
They vary in topic, tempo, and function, and their use in the play suggests a grander, even mildly subversive, agenda that may help to explain the critic's effusiveness.