Threading through all of these is its organizing principle of doubleness
, manifest in the life of a couple.
Since it proposes a multiplicity of meanings, doubleness
and duplicity in the novel are inscribed in the novel.
There is a doubleness
in autoethnographic work, and indeed, to engage in autoethnography as Holman Jones (2005, p.
of vision and hearing, the paralyzing awareness of how he seems to those he speaks to, incorporates something absolutely vital to human integrity, the knowledge that I do not coincide with myself, that who and what I am is significantly out of my control.
One prominent instance of doubleness
is evident in his approach to Daisy in the novel.
The group also hosted a panel on black theatre that deepened the ongoing conversation's pervasive sense of doubleness
Having stressed the doubleness
of the encounter and thus for the attentive reader the potential depth of the association, the narrator admits that in actual personal appearance "He was not a bit like me, really" (17).
O'Brien approaches this body of her subject's work in part by means of Freud on the Uncanny, showing how Marriott Watson's fairy-tale world in these poems allows for a doubleness
or demonicness that "reflects dark possibilities that the daylight/social world denies" (p.
One result of this dominance is that the major concepts used to discuss black culture (for example, doubleness
, signifying, the mask) are engaged largely for their capacity to support the idea of resistance.
121), three epithets that seem to admit precisely those 'hierarchies of language' that Pittock later argues that Fergusson's poems contest, but in this chapter the two approaches allow a doubleness
that seems wholly appropriate to Fergusson himself and to his place, the town which was at once 'Edina' and Auld Reekie'.
Ebest also emphasizes Fanning's conviction that tensions between Irish and American loyalties produce a liberating doubleness
, encouraging original insights and creativity.
Rather, he or she will be disposed to see the unavoidable doubleness
of anything in this world.
Chapter 3 reads Out of Place, Said's late memoir, as well as some of his other works, to develop a sense of the doubleness
of every individual existence (most clear in, but not exclusive to, that of the exile), the distance between our inner and public selves that enables criticism by creating a space for play with imposed identities.
Turning to Paradise Lost, he points to the paradoxical representations of sublime digestion (Raphael's version) and its corruptive counterpart (hell), and he concludes by drawing attention to an intriguing doubleness
in the forbidden fruit itself, illustrating how, as an apple and a peach, the fruit epitomizes the multiple moralities attached to food in the period.
If the actor-centric nature of the production created an awareness of the acting as acting, it highlighted a doubleness
implicit in the exhortation to the Globe (or Curtain) audience in the Prologue to Henry V that Peter Holland quoted in the AFTLS Program Notes; even as the collaboration onstage clearly and crucially extended to the audience's imaginative participation in piecing out the production's imperfections with its thoughts, the audience was also able to experience the pleasurable frisson of witnessing a daring artistry born of starkly exposed imperfections.