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But if we are to reject slavishness, why should we prefer sharing in rule with others over ruling them despotically?
Tennyson, in an assertion about the sonic singularity of a language and its meter, the untranslatability of the sound-sense nexus, honorably discharges himself from a classical slavishness, and frees himself from imitation that is anyhow doomed to fail.
27) Furthermore, when this interval "no longer logically connects before and after, organizing it into narrative continuity and temporal chronology, film unlocks a new sense of time experienced as an open ended possibility, one that escapes from the slavishness of the movement-image, from its sequential actions, from the inexorable progression of plot lines.
But in her latest biography, the slavishness is excruciating.
In fact, he was heading to Russia to make a "documentary and historical film of Negro life minus the usual slavishness and clowning with which Americans invest their darker brothers.
This mode of responses must be shocking and puzzling to many as it signifies a rare combination of slavishness with a false sense of dignity, and resilience as well.
Describing Catherine in more flattering terms as a "thinking woman's heroine," Terry Castle nevertheless emphasizes Miss Morland's shortcomings: Catherine "makes her way out of mental slavishness toward a kind of liberation" with Henry Tilney's guidance.
Young helmers Derek Kwok ("Pye Dog," "The Moss") and writer-turned-director Clement Cheng pay dynamic homage to the Shaw Brothers tradition without undue slavishness.
The cult of the attentat, whether in word or deed, can be seen from this perspective as the expression of a sensibility lifted above mass slavishness and mediocrity.
First, they err about the superiority of "professional" work over other forms of work: Considerable integrity and intelligence necessarily characterizes excellent work of all sorts, including manual work of all sorts, whereas considerable evasion and slavishness remains an option in professional life (see Wendell Berry's many works that elaborate this point; e.
From the late 19th century on, racist studies founded on the precepts of Social Darwinism and emphasizing the natural slavishness, dirtiness, and low intellectual development of the Slavs were widely distributed in Germany and Western Europe.