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In doing so, she perspicaciously commented on the institutional mechanisms of racial hierarchy, (11) and ultimately turned to fiction to facilitate cultural change in the face of law's failure to end the injustices visited upon black citizens of southern towns.
Gardiner has perspicaciously analyzed this intergenerational collective action problem in a set of papers.
12) In further asserting that America's "Union is an ideal nation which only exists in the individual spirits of the citizens whose intelligence alone marks the metes and bounds," (13) de Tocqueville extends the sphere of ideation from individual being to beings' collectivity where personality and property inextricably combine after the fashion of feudal England's Sergeant of the Law, about whom Chaucer perspicaciously affirmed that "[a]l was fee symple to hym in effect.
But effectiveness (performance and deliverables) with time means that all stakeholders need to monitor and perspicaciously understand the changes that need to be made to continuously refresh the innovation environment.
In The Ground of the Image, Jean-Luc Nancy perspicaciously expresses the kind of experience the superhero film (and most Hollywood cinema) denies.
One of the many interesting essays in the catalogue accompanying this excellent exhibition perspicaciously observes that, most likely, it was actually a question of light and visibility that prompted the Della Robbias' research into glazed terracotta sculpture.
Thomas King states perspicaciously that "a creation story, a story that recounts how the world was formed, how things came to be, [contains] relationships that help to define the nature of the universe and how cultures understand the world in which they exist" (The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative (Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2003) at 10).
The normative use of violence by young males and other marginalized groups, which has been so perspicaciously detailed by Hall and Winlow (2006), is echoed here.
The book's goal is to redefine Cinquecento Petrarchism by mapping out "female Petrarchism" as a Petrarchan "subsystem" ("Teilsystem," 316), whereby Schneider perspicaciously distinguishes gender-driven recodifications from general variations on Petrarchan poetics, and female Petrarchism from a female "group phenomenon" (327), that is, a tradition of women poets modeled after Vittoria Colonna.
They note perspicaciously that any form of egalitarianism faces the dilemma that ensuring equality in one regard entails accepting inequality in others--for example, mandating a uniform income for all workers means that single workers will have more discretionary income than those who support a large family--but they are unduly lenient with some egalitarian proposals that seem to me to be nothing more than whimsical fantasizing.
Ironically, but perspicaciously, Brecht argues that for historical representations to feel historical they must strike us as "different" or strange.
In his recent study How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry, Willard Spiegelman perspicaciously observes of description that "we often confuse it simplistically with scientific objectivity or 'mere' ornament, as though objectivity and ornament themselves were things to be despised or avoided.