As Lady Liberty looks imperviously
out over the harbor, the pan-tilt-zoom cameras, placed on the outside in a central portion of each of the four sides of the monument's pedestal, run programmed patterns that sweep the island.
She is strangely dissociated from her husband, whose disembodied voice, imperviously
reciting poetry, "struck close upon her ears." Again, the apprehension of sound by the subject is rendered in terms of a blow, in a trope that, as it were, merely masquerades as a metaphor and quickly confesses its tautological nature, since the idea of sound striking the ear literally describes the miniaturized concussive violence involved in hearing.
For instance, he argues that the technology of television reduces the gap between private existence and the culture industry and, "Rather than being changed, people become welded to the unavoidable," comforted, reinforced, and controlled by television, and thus "[t]he more completely the world becomes appearance, the more imperviously
the appearance becomes ideology" (p.
The walls are imperviously
black, so even when bands are playing during the day, one gets the feeling that within this confine is endless night.