loquacity


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the quality of being wordy and talkative

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With analogous loquacity, interrogated about the influence of Joyce and Proust on his work, Beckett almost excused himself by saying that "I don't have thoughts about my work.
Elaine's belief in the loquacity of her dead body calls attention to the paradoxical logic feminist critics have long identified in anorexic practices: while self-starvation may be construed "as a material and discursive process of producing an identity for oneself," it is also, as Helen Malson points out, a means "of destroying oneself both literally and metaphorically.
Joyce began Ulysses here, promoted the fiction of his friend Ettore Schmitz (whose pseudonym Italo Svevo disguised his Jewish heredity), and from the city's polyglot loquacity wrested the verbal "chaosmos" of Finnegans Wake.
Ambrosio is a heck of a teller, a natural ham (nicely complementing his artisanal cheese) whose fits of emotion and loquacity are delightfully barmy.
He is repeatedly ensnared by the superficial charms of eight potential princess brides who represent a host of human vices, from suspicion and loquacity, to avarice and coquetry, before returning to his first and now reformed seductress, Rosara, and finding happiness in the acceptance that human perfection is both unattainable and undesirable.
Dunmall is one of the best saxophonists in the UK, with a particular facility for emotional blow-outs at high volume, maximum loquacity and with massive emotional weight.
His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity.
It is surprising that he could be as reticent as this, in comparison to his loquacity when he was seeking to violate her.
15) and returns the ball to the queen, who indeed hurries to silence the servant's loquacity by reminding Licisca of her duty and stressing her place in the hierarchically separated world of the brigata.
Characteristic of the Lachesis picture is a rambling and at times erratic loquacity, a suspicious nature, and a history of depression.
This preference of silence and transcendentality over loquacity could be explained by the influence of Buddhism in Korea.
When Dexter arrives, he exceeds all expectations for charmlessness and loquacity.
The noun ciarla means loquacity but also gossip and false report, and ciarle means nonsense, indicating that although the ciarlatani were loquacious, what they had to say was idle, false, perhaps to be enjoyed, but not to be believed.
6) This talkative stranger aggravates Captain Kincannon, who, the narrator points out, endures "a good deal of loquacity and presumption until bed time," hearing of his "wealth, his manner of churning of threshing, of plowing, of bringing up his children, manageing his family" and describing " things happening in Guilford county, as if he thought it lay beyond the Atlantic--strange sights, scenes, battles, murders" (299).
We've experienced it firsthand, and we want to clarify from the start that these words are not ours alone; however, we applaud the loquacity of some professors around here, as well as of many reliable comrades .