The narration typically presents the super-ego as communicative, while the id flaunts its uncommunicativeness
. Thus, the narration appears to be communicative at first, but upon further inspection, it often is not.
The young women of the village, responding to his physiognomy and uncommunicativeness
, go so far as to equate him, neo-Platonically, to "a dead man come to life" (54).
about their comings and goings causes parents to worry about involvement in sex and drugs.
Heath himself emerges with all the familiar lineaments--administrative talent, energy, uncommunicativeness
, self righteousness, 'a man in a hurry who felt himself let down by what he regarded as ...
This tradition of uncommunicativeness
is breaking down.