Critics have viewed Amiel as the archetypal melancholic (Grassi 1989), they have discussed his "malady of the ideal" (Brooks 1947), his preference for interior life over action, and have even argued for the classification of a new compulsive disorder whose symptoms are "irresolution, perfectionism, impotence, narcissism, aboulia
" to be named "amielisme" (Vuilleumier 1985).
However, he makes an implicit connection between what he sees as Azorin's disappointing adoption of unintellectual provincial married life and Yuste's own debilitating aboulia
, two lives symbolic of what was perceived as the wider Spanish malaise: 'Yuste era tambien un hombre frustrado: tenia una gran inteligencia, una pintoresca originalidad, pero le faltaba la continuidad en el esfuerzo, y por eso no pudo nunca hacer ningun trabajo largo, ninguna obra duradera' (p.
84 vocitem (vicomte) 401 sonjsvocitembin (nonobjectivisms) 121 wrfeaey (freeway, if, et, ac, me, by, rice) 137 dadivoe (avoided, wold, carnie, deft, wite, gave, dome, abye) 11 ttiecma (interact) 69 iolabua (aboulia
, recitation) 179 gfgroel (flogger, glowed, petrifaction fridge, writes, lovage, meoued, belady) 10 uh (uh, hi) 15 by (by, ba, by) 8 po (op, pa) 5 crc (rec) 21 ahm (ham, argufied) 1493 eaukcreiahmqrot (microearthquake, petrifications, queendom) Total 2554
Terms for good and bad sense, thinking, counsel, judgment, learning, and decision are liberally mixed with the terminology of piety and justice in the discussion of both Creon's and Antigone's positions: aboulia
and euboulia; manthanein and amathia; nous, xunnoia and anoia; phronein, phrenes, phronema and aphrosune; moria; gnome and gignoskein; hamartanein and harmartia; ate; and a variety of cognates and alternatives.
Manifestations of Sally as a concomitant consciousness would take the form of automatic writing, instigation of aboulia
, obsessions and imperative impulses affecting the primary consciousness, accurate, rational reports of what the primary consciousness did while the primary consciousness was in a state of delirium, and reports about dreams which were forgotten by the primary consciousness.
than T S E'S April visions back in 1922, when he spent a few months in Lausanne, putting finishing touches on What the Thunder Said while nursing a Vivien-induced psychosomatic aboulia