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However, a case can be made for seeing the allusion to Merlin and his Demon lover as a foreshadowing of the kind of enthrallment of which Madeline might be capable.
What is problematic with this traditional transcendent method is that it "has renounced a spontaneous relation to the object," and, for Adorno, "[d]ialectics must guard against this no less than against enthrallment in the cultural object" and "can subscribe neither to the cult of the mind nor the hatred of it" (33).
The majority of Victorians indisputably viewed the representational, or fictitious, value of paper currencies with both suspicion and a sense of enthrallment.
Moreover, for every fascination with a modern technological development traceable in Stravinsky, one could just as readily point to an enthrallment with the past: formal constructions leaving off where others begin; ideas not affecting or contaminating each other while they last; materials following from their opposites.
Stickney, Jeff (2009a), "Wittgenstein's Contextualist Approach to Judging 'Sound' Teaching: Escaping Enthrallment in Criteria-based Assessments," Educational Theory.
The sense that contemporary visual arts intervene between the human soul and the real hints at a deeper critique, one that stresses not so much our passivity before images but our enthrallment and devotion to them.
Adding to Aschenbach's horrified enthrallment may be the fop's homosexuality, another deviance from the male ideal that, like old age, was associated with effemination.
But the events of the 20th century halted the Europeans from further enthrallment of the world.
Keeping the enthrallment for the next royal baby positive, the palace has recently announced Middleton's due date.
When I write about the Beats, I channel my earliest enthrallment with, say, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 1958 poetry collection, A Coney Island of the Mind, which encapsulated my youthful aspirations in the opening lines of one poem: "Constantly risking absurdity / and death / whenever he performs / above the heads / of his audience / the poet like an acrobat / climbs on rime / to a high wire of his own making.
Sterne's sources reveal numerous commentators' enthrallment in the early days, with new technology and its capability to preserve the human voice beyond the grave.
11) Burtynsky's earlier enthrallment with industrial workings and his photographic celebration of it is guilty of such ethical laxity.