In "Messages," he renders the intimacy of country ways and what is lost when they deliquesce
in a few pages of stories about his aunt's shopping excursions.
As in the Chirico where objects threaten to deliquesce
their thingness into the liquidity of emotional states, into pathos and despair, words, from the viewpoint of uncertainty, achieve an odd rightness of voice.
The hollow cast becomes a "true image" of the tormented and ecstatic body, often fragmented, often prone or floating, at once freed and imperiled, and always threatening to deliquesce
into undifferentiated matter
But Vuillard's coquetry is even greater than Duncan's: the man in whole continues to deliquesce
As her husband's most ardent champion, she could not allow his grandest creation to deliquesce
into legend, as the world of the gods does at the conclusion of Gotterdammerung.