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Hoagland lets the blood flow in many of his poems, but always in the bathetic mode, and one never imagines that Hoagland himself is actually physically menacing.
Memory of these 18 days is so crowded that it is difficult to separate one event from another, one phase from the next: the dramatic, the moving, the bizarre, and the unreal from the bathetic.
The more believable explanation for the late publication of the Origin of Species--that Darwin had 10 other books on the go at once and anyway preferred looking at barnacles--is bathetic and unfashionable; Robinson omits it.
A 7-inch from Wet Hair/Rene Hell, 12-inch from Caethua/Lazy Magnet, a cassette by Dawns, a book of photos by Justin Clifford Rhody and a new Bathetic website.
El Dealer" is enclosed by an abiding bathetic halo; nothing about it feels genuine - plot, performances, visuals - nothing.
In a final denouement, Ranjan fantasises about an alternate life in Mumbai during her test -- in a bathetic moment she breaks into Mujhe Kuch Kehna Haifrom Bobby, when asked to sing The Star Spangled Banner.
But the decision of the play's title gets at the conflict that transcends the bathetic domestic plot, and there is more to its story than domestic turmoil.
A handful of trash culture highlights including celebrity meltdowns, lurid crimes, and bathetic human interest stories (During my analysis, these have included the balloon boy, Rush Limbaugh's NFL rejection, Meghan McCain's breasts, and the endless sewer saga of Jon and Kate Gosselin.
Such lines as "A little before leaving, knowing that I would never see him again, / I wiped a tear from his cheek" and "I am lost in your smile, / of course (my angel) I remember, / that's all I do, all my life" come off as rather bathetic to my reading.
107] "Brutalization of Women in the Conflict Zone" [108] is illustrated through horrific tales of rampant violation a bathetic travesty which has yet to succeed in extinguishing completely the hope of regaining the traditional freedoms and prerogatives of Kashmiri women in the land of a spiritual luminary like Lalla-Ded.
Sure, North Carolina gave us Willie Jones, Michael Jordan, Thomas Wolfe, Fred Chappell, and dancing-pig barbecue shacks, but there's that embarrassing Gomer and Goober thing, and besides, what do states matter when all are bathed equally in the bathetic "God Bless the USA"?
The rest at" the cast and the Edmonton Opera chorus were solid, but Chuchman elevated this bathetic French farce into an evening of operatic giddiness.
f, veloce, ardente) The phobic pathetic bathetic splenetic schizophrenic ape, The fanatical implacable hypocritical paranoidal homicidal ape, The everyone-else-is-wrong-and-only-I-am-right tormentor-of-others man-to-mud-reverted ape,