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If Micomicona, like the giantesses, Calafia, and Archisidea, is a "pagan," then she will have to convert in order to marry Quijote.
The context of example 37 is a scene where God Narayana meets two giantesses who are searching for Arjuna and Bhimsena.
It was if the women had cast themselves as giantesses.
Edith Sitwell and Marianne Moore, the ageing giantesses and poetic godmothers .
Such perceptions mark a significant change in Lawrence's depiction of relationships between men and women and there can be little doubt that this was the result of his intimacy with Frieda Weekley, whom he met when, like Paul Morel, he was "suffering for want of a woman," an intimacy which inspired the perception that "all women in their natures are like giantesses.
Sooner than weary our minds with discomfiting and impossible giantesses, we restrict the scope of the embodiment.
These young, slim, stately things a thousand houses high (or so it seemed to me, coming from an architecture that had never defied the earth), a tower of Babel each one, not one tower of Babel but many, a city of Babel towers, casually, easily strewn end up against the skies--they stood at the brink, close-crowded, the brink of America, these Giantesses, these Fates, which were not built for a king nor a ghost nor any man's religion, but were materialized by those hard, cold, magic words--opportunity, enterprise, prosperity, success--just business words out of world-wide commerce from a land rich in natural resource.
The main section of Schulz's discussion of the fornaldarsogur is actually called 'Riesen-Motive und Riesen-Thematik', and it records and discusses Norse giants of every conceivable variation: ugly and beautiful giants, wise and stupid giants, old giants and giants with supernatural abilities; giantesses who seduce human heroes, giants who test a Christian hero's faith, and giants who are the founders of ruling dynasties.
Giantesses with metabolisms of eight year olds and seven figure incomes they are about as accessible as Barbie as contemporary role models.
In these tales, where we can read of a people's need not only for doers but also for idlers and dreamers, giantesses join forces with invaders to wreak ruin and bloodshed on terrified besieged islanders, locked inside a fortress tower.
And here are the victims, among them George Moore, Shaw (and Mrs Pat Campbell), Winston Churchill, Arnold Bennett, Lytton Strachey, Joseph Chamberlain, the Prince of Wales in New York feted by social giantesses in 1924, and hundreds more.