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The basis for this differentiation is not merely the whims of popular taste or the ability to make a profit, but the very natures of the respective media--" the strongest and supplest medium for conveying thought and emotion" as opposed to a medium "capable of reflecting only the tritest thought, the most obvious emotion.
Rather it permeates every aspect of the tritest routine.
Stendhal is "for those who like their French plain"; James is dismissed as "that pale porpoise," "a complete fake," with his "plush vulgarity" (8); Faulkner abhorred for his "puffs of stale romanticism," with Light in August characterized as "one of the tritest and most tedious examples of a trite and tedious genre.
The book begins with that tritest of cliches, the best of times/worst of times, and sinks into such jangling prose as "Dude, chill" and "get out
It] is so pious--especially in its impiety--so pleased with itself and so besotted with the sound of its own voice that even the tritest fancies get a free pass.
Static was a verbal alchemist, taking what could have been the tritest sentiments and handling them with the deftest touch, rendering them ephemeral with melody.
He has a strikingly mediocre voice and the lyrics are full of cod philosophy of the tritest kind.
So much theological writing has been intent upon regaining intellectual respectability by rejecting rhetoric in order to be rigorous--or by lapsing into persuasion's tritest forms to reassure itself that it could still move people to tears.
000 celulas en 50 [micron]l de medio de cultivo, durante 30 min a temperatura ambiente y en la oscuridad, con 10 [micron]l de los anticuerpos: Leuco-GATE (CD45 FITC / CD 14 PE), para la identificacion de la poblacion leucocitaria: Linfocitos, granulocitos y monocitos, y TriTEST CD4 FITC / CD8 PE / CD3 PerCP, para la identificacion y cuantificacion de las subpoblaciones de linfocitos T ayudadores ([CD4.
No longer trapped in a false world devised by an evil intelligence, our heroes are now trapped in an anthology of war movie cliches; no longer skeptical and alienated, they repeatedly proclaim the tritest sort of faith.
She said: "That's salacious speculation of the tritest kind.
What might have been an intriguing metaphor for filmmaking itself is eroded by dumbed-down dialogue of the tritest sort and a fatal lack of humor.