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A Subtlety, or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, comprised a gigantic woman-sphinx, evoking any (female) body that toiled in the global plantation south.
You could read Stacey D'Erasmo for the subtlety of her insights or the beauty of her language or for her tumbling, shifting arrangements of plot and characters, like pieces of a puzzle that can be solved in different ways.
At the Monthly, we used to have a list of similar faddish words posted on the wall under the heading "VERBOTEN." I recommend a similar fate for "nuance." Writers in need of a verbal methadone to help break the habit might give "subtlety" a try.
Highlights in this realm include the rhythmic Elevation Music, the newgrass for the masses Bubble Radio, and the hypnotic title track Robot Monster, where he moves With energy, subtlety, and charm along a one-chord skeleton.
Not only is it a film about the power of origins, it also suggests the complexity and subtlety of how places form us in ways that are at once clear and obscure.
When discussing the international economy, Clarida is full of insight, subtlety, and nuance, in a wide-ranging discussion that covers the recent loosening of monetary policy, declining U.S.
The subtlety comes in his last paragraph: "If we want to ensure national security...." (Emphasis mine.)
Much of the subtlety of human-to-human communication is lost in electronic messages.
Every subtlety of a project is transferred, not just basic dissolves and effects but titles, layers, dynamic audio levels and mix, keyframes, customized effects, color correction, AudioSuite and AVX plug-ins, and batch import information.
To describe In Defence of History as a demolition derby on postmodernism does less than justice to the subtlety and erudition of much of Evan's argument.
It is especially here that the author shows the subtlety of approach that characterizes the work as a whole.
The reason for this being the very essence of the subject I was endeavouring to apprehend, namely subtlety.