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But Polyxena's phrase does differ from Andron's, not only because she voices it interrogatively, but because her relationship to the authority inscribed in the utterance is different in kind as well; unlike Andron, who speaks it as an authoritative subject, Polyxena engages in the mimicry of an unself-conscious object.
Not only does it grind, albeit interrogatively, all
His prophecy, tempered by the lessons of Sergeant Dunlop, and in reaction to his father's assertive pronouncements, is presented, not aggressively or confidently, but interrogatively.
In the same letter, Zuber explained how Texans pressured Mexican prisoners into confirming rumors that had been circulating on the Texan side: "After the battle of San Jacinto, some of our men repeated [the rumors] interrogatively to prisoners, inquiring if they were true, and many of them, to seem intelligent, confirmed them, answering in effect, 'Yes, that is true.
In that feminist criticism is a "critical discourse about power relations," it is consequently "an ethical discourse" interrogatively addressing "relations between what is and what ought to be.
Pascal makes "simple requests, delivered politely, interrogatively, as if I might decline" (88).
If we try to reconstruct a hypothetical reading experience of this stanza, we might suppose that the inversion of subject and verb in the line "Then am I" signals the introduction of a question and that the alternative condition staged by the word "or" then compounds this signal by posing a binary opposition within which the narrator is fluctuating, perhaps interrogatively.
But Zang's style can confuse indecision with profundity; rather than framing answers to various questions affirmatively, he sometimes prefers to explore them interrogatively or to string out a set of possibilities, blurring the force of each suggestion with a "maybe" and affording to none of them a priority in plausibility.
Eleven sections - running from the more cohesive contemplations of "Vue sur le lac," "Les pivoines," and "Eaux de la Sauve, eaux du Lez" to the more fragile compactions of "Notes nocturnes," the many parataxes of proses such as "Au col de Larche," the oddly serene ruffledness of the closing verse of "Apres beau-coup d'annees" - spell out, ever patiently, though often interrogatively, the delicate intricacies of Jaccottet's much-meditated poetics.
In distinction to all other beings, human being is interrogatively occupied with its own existence.
They also appear in the British Library's printed catalogue, though there interrogatively, as 'By D.