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(word) Parenthesised words have been used to indicate the point at which one speaker makes comments within the other's speech eg (R: Ja).
More sober writers "attempted to write English as if it was Latin" thus falling into "inelegancies and obscurities." Although "detached phrases, sentences, even long passages of Milton, of Taylor, of Browne" (xx) excel anything in English prose, these writers and others of the same period produced much that was involved and ungainly, "Out of mere wantonness" (xix); they often preferred "a single sentence jointed and rejoined, parenthesised and post scripted" until it expressed as much as a paragraph to "a succession of orderly sentences" each expressing "a simple or moderately complex thought" (xix-xx).
Chopin's frequent cross-rhythms were conveyed with wonderful definition, and though his readings were thoughtful, Lortie did not ignore the opportunities for flights of fancy, artfully parenthesised within the overall flow of these rewarding interpretations.
In sum, this new political conjuncture first parenthesised by 11 March (Pinochet's Senate inauguration) and 11 September (the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1973 coup which he led) has departed from official script but not popular history.
In January of 1901, Roth brought the increase of marriages between Aboriginal women and non-Aboriginal men to the special attention of the Home Department, urging that 'some check should be placed' on this development, with the parenthesised specification 'especially in the case of Asiatics and Kanakas.'(6) While the amendment bill was being debated in parliament (July to October 1901), Roth commented several times on 'the evils to which the promiscuous marriage of Aboriginal women with coloured aliens may lead' and on 'the frequency of marriages which have been solemnised of late between Kanakas and Aboriginal women.' He felt certain that 'the new Aboriginals Amending Act will however easily cope with the evil.'(7)
That Weekes' study targets a general (English and American?) reading audience is evidenced by a number of different features: her use, for example, of one, usually parenthesised, sentence to explain significant Irish historical events and characters; the explanation of Virago as "(the British publisher that specialises in women's work)"(3) and the rationale for the detailed analysis of only one of Julia O'Faolain's novels as due to the fact that she (O'Faolain) "evokes Irish myths and history which may be unfamiliar to readers and thus may need explication"(23).
(36.) All parenthesised references are to this edition: William Shakespeare, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Chatham: Wordsworth, 1996).
(7.) All parenthesised references are to this edition, Katherine Mansfield, Selected Stories, ed.
Henceforth, all parenthesised references to The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad are marked by CL, followed by the volume and page number.