The Soviet Jewry movement's uneventfulness
in a year of events was a product of its very different orientation from that of the New Left to event-centered protest.
The reader should recall the earlier discussion about affect and ordinary violence, that it is precisely this sense of uneventfulness
that enables the audience to see catastrophic subjectivities.
Cheerfully loud and ugly, rigorously devoid of conventional "painterly" appeal or sensuous spontaneity, the work's efficiently technical execution precisely matches the uneventfulness
, the ultimate indifference, of the imagery.
There is an informing urgency that makes the uneventfulness
and grayness of the lives she examines not merely disappointing but also deeply symptomatic.
The sheer uneventfulness
and predictability of their own lives they expect to see reflected in the world at large.
Then the roiling '60s arrived and American suburbia - its uniformity, its uneventfulness
- became a whipping boy for culture czars.
The story describes school children as longing for the excitement of war and adventures and as bored by the peacefulness and uneventfulness
of life that surrounds them on a daily basis.
He begins by briefly listing the tumultuous events of the fin de siecle--Dreyfus, Panama, Boulangism and the various financial scandals--but declares that "it was perhaps the epoch's very uneventfulness
that occasioned the dissatisfied introspection that would mark much of the literature written in those years" (p.
Structured in extended, mostly static scenes, the fill employs a high-drama score that includes Rachmaninoff and Schubert, which plays against the uneventfulness
of the narrative.
Moreover, the reminiscences written by Austen's brothers are spare and discreet; they commend Jane's virtue and note the uneventfulness
of her life.
Perhaps the strangest thing about visiting a prison is ultimately the uneventfulness
of the experience.
For the most part, in this tropic whaling life, sublime uneventfulness
invests you; you hear no news; read no gazettes; extras with startling accounts of commonplaces never delude you into unnecessary excitements.
Red" stands for revolution, "yellow" for degeneration, and "blue" for uneventfulness
Time crawled through this desert of uneventfulness
as though lame in both feet.
Articles I had read about life in the missions had not prepared me for the ordinariness and uneventfulness
that characterized my daily life.