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If there was anything that depressed him about younger literary scholars it was their overfamiliarity with "theory" at the expense of the art of close textual reading.
The very universality of ``Broken Wings'' sometimes pushes it to the soap-opera edge of overfamiliarity.
Mr Mather-Lees claimed the abuse had started as overfamiliarity and getting too close.
Through the creative merging of distinctly human serial killers with demonic, other-worldly forces, savvy horror screenwriters and directors have sought to sidestep the critical problems of audience overfamiliarity and generic exhaustion.
for others it will be a standard, automatic expression, its force dissipated by overfamiliarity.
But much of the difficulty seems to arise from American overfamiliarity with regulations, so that the Declaration is read as a series of rules to be followed to, or dissected by, the letter, rather than as the set of guiding principles intended by its authors, who include Nancy Dickey, a recent AMA president.
A culture saturated with overfamiliarity becomes less hopeful, less interested, and less erotic," he acknowledges.
Overfamiliarity with tourists, the result of sites where bait, such as a tethered goat, is left to attract the dragons so they can be seen more closely, has led to a revision of management practices.
His cinematic attempt to disengorge "that enormous cock on the screen" of its ideology through overfamiliarity simultaneously reasserts phallocentrism, as Pasolini's dream becomes BluBlu's nightmare of an accelerating montage of penises.
Parts of this work suffer somewhat from overfamiliarity, as they do little more than restate the traditional cries of deontologists: the rightness of acts depends upon more than quantifiable outcomes; humans are not to be treated merely as means towards ends (however noble); and killing and "letting die" are not uniformly morally equivalent.
995, 1005-06 (1996) (discussing the problem of overfamiliarity as contributing to overreach).
Hence, while "The Girl from Ipanema" is missing from the bossa nova parade, such worthy representatives of the genre as Chico Buarque's "Ela desatinou" and Johnny Alf's "Rapaz de Bern" serve to broaden the listener's perspective on a movement that has suffered from overfamiliarity.