In addition, as Mikhail Bakhtin writes, "carnival images closely resemble certain artistic forms, namely the spectacle," though "Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they live in it ...." (25) The pillory was always participatory, with the crowd throwing projectiles at the pinioned, passive offender; however, by transforming the spectacle of punishment into the spectacle of carnival, the mob is now invited up on stage, welcome to join the colorful parade of pilloried
"What we're seeing is blackmail on an enormous scale, they know how to get a company and its products pilloried
in the media."
"I think the fact that we haven't seen people pilloried
in the press shows it's working," says Livingston.
I FIND it sad that Jeremy Corbyn is being pilloried
for being honest.
I got pilloried
for suggesting Whyte hadn't done enough to earn the trust of the fans this time last year.
FINALLY this pathetic government comes up with a good idea but is pilloried
for it by those Luddites who should know better.
Now he is being pilloried
. I wish he had pointed out that resistance to tyranny is not ter-rorisand is surely justified when all democratic processes are closed to you.
The FA's latest new kids on the block Stuart Atwell and Michael Oliver, right, have been pilloried
rather than praised in a salutary lesson that the football authorities would do well to heed.
Men are pilloried
for taking to their beds at the slightest sniffle, which is likely to develop into that lifethreatening ailment sometimes known as "man flu".
He has also been pilloried
in the national press for a poor display.
I'M getting so fed up with seeing Liverpool pilloried
for its part in the slave trade.
FURIOUS Judge James Pyke pilloried
the prison service for failing to produce prisoners, so holding up court.