boyishness


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being characteristic of a boy

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But he didn't always do himself justice; there was an excess of boyishness.
In his attempt, Faulks delivers a much rounded Bertie, while retaining his boyishness and ineptness.
You know, it's not the most realistic of moments to walk into somebody's house and say, 'Hi, I'm the Forrest (Gump) guy, yeah that's me, and I will now be playing you in a film whether you like it or not'," says 57-year-old Hanks, whose features retain a sense of boyishness, though there's now a hint of silver around his temples.
Herbert, who sees Robin as completing his coming of age experience, observes that" Robin "transition[s] from deferential dependency and boyishness to self-sufficient manhood" and the "scene in which Robin confronts his ruined kinsman is managed by Hawthorne as an initiation into the emotional realities of self-made manhood.
Nick, who claims to be disgusted with everyone, is an unfortunate caricature of boyishness.
Morris looks back on the successful 1953 expedition as 'a last hurrah of British Imperial glory', and if that carries a hint of the boyishness of this and the earlier attempts on the peak, many of these photos bear that impression out, with their scenes of climbers larking about and teaching the porters to box and pole vault.
His Adam's apple, the flatness of his chest under vestments, and a nose he seems to still be growing into bring boyishness to the surface.
In Alcott's Little Women and its sequels, the children, and especially the boys, must violently kill beloved effigies of their own boyishness to achieve the status of privileged Americans who "suffer, and are saved, through their identification with the things they harm" (50).
Ditto slowly began unraveling her femmeness after hiding it in a lesbian feminist subculture where boyishness, if not boys, ruled.
He is six feet and several inches of athlete and the same number of feet and inches in likeable boyishness .
LH: When you went to San Francisco, this same interviewer said, "Relyea has left boyishness behind in favor of an imposing physical presence that, even in amiable conversation, conveys just a bit of menace.
But decades of aggressive political correctness have had their effect, and the Scouts have lost some of the confident American boyishness that loves heroes and makes for heroes.
Grainy black-and-white videos played on an oversized screen behind them, and the large crowd stayed rather quiet, absorbed by the delicate harp plucks and the intricate blissful strums of Thurston, whose presence still radiates a boyishness despite his 50-some years.
Their mischievous boyishness was evident as they were driven to Westminster Abbey.
But as dazzling as she is, it's hard to ignore the considerable age difference between her and Coppellotti, a string bean of boyishness more suited to Grieco's girlish Hope on their sweetly rendered "Easy to Love" and "It's De-Lovely.