namelessness


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the quality or state of being obscure

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the state of being anonymous

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In its name, no name or proper name, and neither name of the name nor name of namelessness, but rather the cleft between word and name, neither word nor name, that allows nothing but the unheard-of cleaveability of the word called by name, like the hearkening that is all ear, to be perceived and open to all that--until now unawakened--sleeps in it; in its name, Walter Benjamin signs "Die Mummerehlen":
de Guerl returns to his regular life in the Capital, Simone Liantis eventually dies in the hospital--reverting, through the hospital bed number, to the namelessness of the title, an annihilation which visits destruction, this time, on the destructive demimondaine.
It is the same space denoted by the veil, a space that creates a distinction between the post-lapsarian "name" and the namelessness of the beyond and the space that Dickinson exploits through performative poetics rests on the dissonance between essence and representation.
7) One might be reminded again, in the namelessness of Hage's narrator, of Derrida's definition of "absolute hospitality" as that which "requires that I open up my home and that I give not only to the foreigner [.
The namelessness of the man reminds us of Natalie's earlier unrealized attempt to change her name.
Not in the sense of denying that emptiness exists but in denying it its power to submerge us in a vast sea of namelessness.
Although Valenti does not name an answer to the question posed in her title, she explores the namelessness of the problem Friedan documented over fifty years ago and asks the question of her readers: if we don't act now, what will the state of this problem be in the fifty years to come?
This very namelessness is perhaps an illustration of the characteristic humility of the type of hero Harrison favors, suggesting the silent nobility of all miners.
Heaven in Onwueme's play represents the Western world where liberty is professed but not practiced and her narration shows that the liberty and freedom for everyone in the world irrespective of race being professed is a hoax because in practice people are marginalized and even brutalized on the account of the color of their skin--and, added to this overall picture and reality in the play the significance of the Black Traveler's namelessness.
LeGuin notes that "Most of them [the animals] accepted namelessness with the perfect indifference with which they had so long accepted and ignored their names.
While ella is childless and the padrina has grandchildren, and the two women belong to different generations (their namelessness underscores their representative value), they have much in common, as Oliver's contrapuntal technique demonstrates.
Critics tend to refer to the man in Wide Sargasso Sea as "Rochester" unless his namelessness is part of the particular argument set forth.
The narrative is told from the point of view of a twelve-year-old, middle-class protagonist who, in his namelessness, stands for a generic prototype of an average, white, middle-class boy who can supposedly always prosper and grow.
Canadian novelist Douglas Coupland in Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture specifically states that the "X" refers to the namelessness of this self-professed "blank generation.