This voyage of discovery ultimately led to the creation of Disillusion
Disillusion in so perfectly rounded and self-knowing a scoundrel is thankfully irrelevant.
The truly able, it appeared, had only so much time to squander on disillusion and self-analysis.
politics today: a lack of strong leadership, a pervasive public disillusion
with politics, mushrooming public debt, a revival of populism.
The grander the claims, though, the greater the disillusion
when they cannot be fulfilled: one contributor congratulates architectural theory for 'brilliantly' exploring 'gender oppression and the mind/body distinction' (no less) but finds it 'obscene' that 'even after years of deconstruction' it has failed to 'participate in the struggle against HIV'.
Kathryn Norberg's chapter shows how intellectual change helped to disillusion
the French with the idea of fiscal reform either through a strong monarchy or through aristocrats and representative institutions; in consequence, the financial crisis of 1788 led to the Revolution.
We see Hal at two points in his life - as an eager doctoral student and as a young professor enduring the first glimmers of disillusion
- and the nuances in his performance are minute and organic, but they're there.
The character study of Henry Esmond, followed from youth to maturity, from innocence to disillusion
, is one that many authors after Thackeray must have used as a model.
The severe depression his father suffered in his twilight years was not the result of disillusion
with Communism, he explains.
A GRA-sponsored report on Garda morale shows disillusion
is at an all-time high in the force.