unripeness


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I mean, rather, facing head-on and acknowledging, no matter how bitter, the unripeness and the artificialities of the self in existing circumstances: denial of the self in its present state and recognition of the dignity of the original self.
Let us add to the list of unripeness -- the end of a finite line unreached, a goal almost attained, perfection with warts: A movie is an unripe fruit of a book, cricket is an unripe fruit of baseball, chopsticks are an unripe fruit of spoons, mini-dresses are an unripe fruit of saris, speech is an unripe fruit of song, pop music is an unripe fruit of classical music, God the Father is an unripe fruit of a genderless God, polytheism is an unripe fruit of Christianity, Christianity is an unripe fruit of Judaism, Hinduism is an unripe fruit of atheism, sexual intercourse is an unripe fruit of love, or all of these the other way around.
Shakespeare symbolizes Juliet's youth in a display of numerological virtuosity designed to impress upon his audience and readers her unripeness for adulthood and its attendant complexities.