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not openly expressed

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not affirmed or mentioned or declared

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not openly made known

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The melancholic, unavowed loss of working-class community and values can be understood in terms of the loss of a certain kind of masculine identity.
6) This, I will argue, is the unavowed source of Luhrmann's cinematic language in Romeo + Juliet.
From this standpoint, even 'world literature' might boil down to 'the unavowed imperialism of English,' insofar as English becomes the dominant lingua franca through which world literature is mediated" (ALG7).
The two lyrics of "Error Pursued" insist, first, that "Guilt unavowed is guilt in its extreme"; solipsism is not merely dangerous because we lose the ability to measure ourselves in relation to the extra-mental world, but because one cannot morally measure oneself in relation to "the creditor you owe" (19).
At stake, according to Hyde, is not simply language and literature, but a form of "racial melancholia," an inability "to get over the unavowed, intertwined losses" produced by Anglicization: a denial of the ambition to be English coupled with a repression of a Gaelic culture that is "reviled as worthless and yet revered.
Dodd from Cambridge in 1949, reprinted as "A Letter Concerning Unavowed Motives in Ecumenical Discussions".
it is the category of 'the real' (and not its contingent contents) which is then signified; in other words, the very absence of the signified, to the advantage of the referent alone, becomes the very signifier of realism: the reality effect is produced, the basis of that unavowed verisimilitude which forms the aesthetic of all the standard works of modernity.
Some principle, however unavowed and inarticulate and subconscious, has regulated the infusion.
My hypothesis is the opposite, that theology goes all the way down, that there are always lingering or unavowed theological presuppositions in what we say or do, and hence, as Heidegger said a long time ago, it is not a question of getting free of our presuppositions but rather of entering into them all the more primordially.
Her dreamy passion had indeed remained completely unavowed.
Wiczewski, after challenging MacClure to a duel for no apparent reason, allows MacClure to kill him, rather than live with his unavowed, unrequited love.
Because "the philosopher who understood best that the Enlightenment project had failed decisively and that contemporary moral assertions had characteristically become a set of masks for unavowed purposes was Nietzsche".
At the same time the Speaker said statements that suggest a member is representing someone other than his or her constituents are not in order as they are an imputation of false or unavowed motive, in contravention of Standing Order 19(g).
As noted earlier, historical examinations of the case reveal that TVA's project was being built for unavowed reasons of internal institutional momentum, not for the avowed civic development purposes that the citizens spent their time cross-examining.
As literary discourse re-presented the authoritarian violence of the colonial encounter through figures of cultural subjection and exclusion, transposing its hierarchies of self and Other into conventions of class and gender, metropolitan subjectivity was forced to confront the binary relation between metropolitan lack and Creole excess in the alterities of the Creole's erupting, unavowed, supplementary pluralities.