The invisible, in the field of luminosity, becomes enunciable through the visible chroma and, if one considers the reference to the "alfabeto", the invisible also corresponds to the speakable
. The form of expression enables an intuition of the visible.
and Un Speakable
in Quantum Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2004.
Flora effectively becomes co-owner of the wartime child's story and experience that she follows, transformed as she is from a visitor to the recipient of a speakable
rather than aphonous "psychological disturbance." In doing so, furthermore, Flora becomes a site of recognition through which the operational narratives of silenced and visible adoptions are made readable within the context of a widespread chartering of historical events and national identity.
The expression 'unspeakable' is used in common language for something not speakable
or incapable of being uttered or adequately described.
The advertisement posted at the Saudi online forum was titled "Super cute speakable
macaw parrots." What was on offer was amazing.
Rheto- means 'appointed', 'designed', destined', and 'speakable
Figes' testimonial project succeeds in turning the unspeakable into the speakable
and in voicing some silenced versions of the historical events of the Holocaust and its aftermath.
The mind too has it reserves of untouched, unthought regions, and any writing project involves the shore between the speakable
and the wordless, the observed and the unrecognized.
(27) Child sex-abuse narratives were rampant in North American television shows, films, and even popular music between 1980 and 2000, engendering a culture in which child molestation--previously a shameful and unspeakable experience in the United States--became suddenly speakable
, knowable, and acknowledgeable.
Bell, 1987, Speakable
and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.
Wehave labelled certain behaviour 'child abuse' and the term now immediately shrieks of the un speakable
,un thinkable crime that is so serious it has to have its own rules and is surrounded with dire legal consequences not only for the perpetrator and victim but also for anyone else who might appear in the hinterland.
Agamben says that in this age "of absolutely speakable
things" when all figures of the "Unspeakable...