67), lack of creativity, unoriginality
, emphasis on surface effects, etc.
We are trained to be frightened of unreadability, inertness, unoriginality
and difficulty of poetic form, and hate "copying," "simulations," "reproduction," and "recycling" in poetry.
ANoTHER tedious result of the imagination-free reality TV industry's obsession with Newcastle, Geordie Finishing School For Girls broke new ground in unoriginality
By the fourth year, many institutions see levels of unoriginality
fall by up to 70 percent.
But this unoriginality
may have been a conscious way of offering to its readers the familiar and the reassuring, inserting a sense of the local into the general poetic discourses of sensibility.
From such psychic fantasies he wrung the curiously authentic unoriginality
of his styles from the mid-1920s onwards.
A competent but hardly outstanding artist, he was wounded by accusations of unoriginality
and turned to hoaxing as an act of revenge on the critics who had failed to acknowledge his genius.
Naipaul repeatedly stresses the unoriginality
of Third World radicalism.
The Bay of Islands - the seascape we saw from the skidoo - was discovered by Captain Cook, who went on to discover and name, with spectacular unoriginality
, Bay of Islands in New Zealand.
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends" might go down as the album of the year, despite all its shortcomings, unoriginality
11) That it did so indicates that A New ballade, for all its seeming unoriginality
, raises significant issues and touched a raw nerve in the Tudor body politic.
In other words, the female migrant is an abject whose signification, due to her politically, economically, and socially vulnerable position, quickly becomes synonymous with machinery--suggesting her unoriginality
, archetypification, and lack of subjectivity.
Hettie Macdonald's overrated Beautiful Thing (1996), a film much in debt to British TV soap operas, has an essay dedicated to it, though Ros Jennings notes its predictable moves and can only commend it for its "positive unoriginality
Perez's relentless disclosure, page after page, of Torres's source material invites a judgment of unoriginality
in the Ejercicios, but the flow and lucidity of the assembled text leaves the impression of a pedagogue who knew how to gather material in a way that pupils of varying levels could use it efficiently.
Next on my list was the sheer unoriginality
of their sound.