ambivalence

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mixed feelings or emotions

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The 11 papers published here discuss responding to new risks and crisis in today's world, ambivalences of religious gifting, and transnational networking.
"I too have become acquainted with ambivalence," I said.
Ambivalence. No term--in a novel written immediately after World War II by an African American with a history of involvement in left-wing causes--could be more laden with moral and political connotations.
Dancing and the Ambivalences in Becoming Her Own Chaperone.
A concluding section focuses on the intensified tug-of-war between old and new relational ideals and sources of power, and concomitant feelings of ambivalence in both women and men.
Already compelling in the somewhat similar part of a chunky, lesbian-leaning pubescent in To Die For, Folland here fills up the screen with the propulsive twitches and ambivalences of adolescence.
Yet this work does more than stylishly take on the dystopic, the fucked-up, and the unhappy as the repressed tropes in a queer culture often forced into rituals of self-affirmation that motivate both "gay pride" marches and campaigns for "positive images." By mining the ambivalences of popular fantasy, and delving into the treacherous appeal of an Americana that has long animated gay male artists, the Brothers, like their peers in other media, are perhaps in the process producing a kind of lesbian pop art.