It is not simply the speechlessness
sometimes observed in criminals that have been caught out.
These accounts go beyond mere helplessness and speechlessness
, as they objectify the people living in these institutions as mere and "pure" victims of state policies and bureaucratic-medical action.
Historical trauma here, therefore, does not fill the void of 9/11 with concise images of suffering; rather, an implication of speechlessness
If iodine deficiency starts in the embryonic period, health problems including deafness, speechlessness
, spastic diplegia, strabismus, severe neurological deficit (neurological cretinism), nanism, psychomotor retardation, stillbirth and mental retardation may be observed (15-18).
This situation seems to prepare the reader for a negative and perhaps disastrous effect of Lenas misunderstood speechlessness
. But it has no significant effect at all; she dies shortly after when a bullet accidently strikes her in the dark.
never suffered that form of falsification, the repetition (and suggestion of immortality) constitutive of stardom, while the muteness of silent film itself embodied a form of suffering, a speechlessness
compelling the eyes to explore.
Kompanek captures Shapiro's ingenuous responses--there are moments of speechlessness
, tears and hyper-exhilaration--to the inevitable attention that comes when a director's career shifts into the high-stakes gear of Broadway.
I experienced a rare moment of speechlessness
, and Jeff had to repeat himself.
Beautifully hand-carved and painted by sculptor Sarith Mang, the figurines look remarkably human with their sharply individualized features, their speechlessness
and immobility underscoring the collective helplessness of a people subjected to methodical extermination."
Fanny's "favourite indulgence of being suffered to sit silent and unattended to" (260) is not just the abject speechlessness
of a downtrodden, poor relation, or the self-abnegating performance of a conduct-book ideal, or even the credo of a shy girl who has decided to embrace her inner wallflower.
Dori Laub, in an essay entitled "From Speechlessness
He therefore lies down in a room made his by grease and pain and speechlessness
. He lies down on his carpet at midday, the television bright and silent.