It remains the case, it must be conceded, that the circuitousness
of slyness may provide pain to the reader intelligent enough to read it properly.
An inherent tyranny, in fact, is found in the circuitousness
of the structure of The Castle, as is demonstrated by Klamm's treatment of women: "'Klam's a kind of tyrant over women,'" Olga declares to K.
Amtrak is more energy-efficient than cars, but the circuitousness
of Amtrak routes and the energy losses attributable to generation and distribution of electricity reduce its advantage over other modes of intercity travel.
Ten years later (in the spirit of circuitousness
that characterizes memorial-building in Washington), Durbin's question is on its way to producing the first true national World War II memorial.
The brilliant dialogue, apparently frivolous and full of double entendres, exemplifies the frequent circuitousness
of self-censorship and the artful codification of references exercised in moments of intense repression and vigilance.
These episodes gently satirise both James's famed circuitousness
and Frieda's often clumsy attempts at emulating the Jamesian manner.