comicality


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But, Shamir seems to be a localized version of the Israeli Jew, considering his funny accent and body language which add to his personality a devilish comicality.
In the end (Superman has been around since 1938), the public would realize the comicality of the situation--as happened in the case of Little Orphan Annie, who prolonged her disaster-ridden childhood for decades.
Almost every day both nations accuse each other of "resorting to unprovoked firing" -- a standard line parroted by official spokespersons with such stupefying regularity that it has acquired a comicality of its own.
That means, according to Deleuze (1993) that there has always been only one way of thinking the law, by means of the comicality of the thought, made of irony and humor.
From a stylistic point of view, Viviani's translation is marked by an ironic comicality that becomes, at intervals, more cutting and explicit in comparison with the Pirandellian text.
I do not think in the history of electoral politics of India, you had had this kind of a bizarre mindless blind copying which shows apart from the humor and the comicality attached with it, it shows how seriously they insult the intelligence of the people of India.
pag); considerable wit and an ironic sense of humor; a paradoxical personality that combines a range of apparently discrepant traits (including the comicality and gloominess referred to above); a Casanova reputation; a supposed capacity for visionary insight; and a desire for and/or attainment of modern-day sainthood.
The Grand Panjandrum was an aged gentleman of color, whose wrinkled face was enlivened by an irrepressible comicality of expression, which not even the solemnity of this occasion could quell.
The fact that the New Bloomusalem is specifically constructed in the shape of a pork kidney also reminds us of the insistent carnality and comicality of Joyce's project.
Sprinkles of dark comicality (how can you not laugh at a squashed eyeball?
1874:5) nevertheless commented "there was no denying the artistic cleverness and irresistible comicality of Mr Odell .
311) Thomas Croft reported seeing a mountebank and his Merry-Andrew at the Wisbeach Fair whom he followed through the streets, "almost bursting with laughter at his comicality.
3) Something similar could also be said about Thomas King's Green Grass, Running Water, which conceals, behind the facade of easy comicality and high volatility of the linguistic sign, a stubborn resistance and unflagging aspiration to change the ways in which Native Americans perceive themselves and are perceived by others.
Homeric tags taken out of their context also form a substantial part of the verbal comicality of the Onos, (25) and may have been taken over from the lost original.