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(adjective) grotesque bizarre / characterized by clownish extravagance or absurdity / whimsically gay; frolicsome

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a man possessed by the antic spirit of drumming

—p.2 The Fun Stuff: Homage to Keith Moon (1) by James Wood
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a man possessed by the antic spirit of drumming

—p.2 The Fun Stuff: Homage to Keith Moon (1) by James Wood
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(noun) the running over of a sentence from one verse or couplet into another so that closely related words fall in different lines

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In poetry, this failure to stop at the end of the line, this challenge to metrical closure, this desire to get more in, is called enjambment.

—p.8 The Fun Stuff: Homage to Keith Moon (1) by James Wood
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In poetry, this failure to stop at the end of the line, this challenge to metrical closure, this desire to get more in, is called enjambment.

—p.8 The Fun Stuff: Homage to Keith Moon (1) by James Wood
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the quality of talking fluently, readily, or incessantly; talkativeness

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Austerlitz is a voluble scholar

—p.16 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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Austerlitz is a voluble scholar

—p.16 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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make (something abstract) more concrete or real

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The human seems to have been reified by time

—p.21 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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The human seems to have been reified by time

—p.21 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

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As the stolid rugby players do not, these victims seem to be looking at us

—p.22 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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As the stolid rugby players do not, these victims seem to be looking at us

—p.22 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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(adjective) truthful veracious / (adjective) not illusory; genuine

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undeniably accurate and veridical photographs of buildings

—p.23 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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undeniably accurate and veridical photographs of buildings

—p.23 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

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we experience a vertiginous relationship to a select number of photographs of humans

—p.24 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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we experience a vertiginous relationship to a select number of photographs of humans

—p.24 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

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Ishiguro, as ever, is interested in far foggier hermeneutics

—p.29 Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go (28) by James Wood
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Ishiguro, as ever, is interested in far foggier hermeneutics

—p.29 Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go (28) by James Wood
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(noun) the belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment

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Ray is a liberal meliorist

—p.39 Thinking: Norman Rush (37) by James Wood
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Ray is a liberal meliorist

—p.39 Thinking: Norman Rush (37) by James Wood
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a style of third-person narration which uses some of the characteristics of third-person along with the essence of first-person direct speech

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a superb combination of free indirect style--the technical term for third-person narration that is so close to a character's thought that it resembles first-person monologue--and stream of consciousness

—p.42 Thinking: Norman Rush (37) by James Wood
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a superb combination of free indirect style--the technical term for third-person narration that is so close to a character's thought that it resembles first-person monologue--and stream of consciousness

—p.42 Thinking: Norman Rush (37) by James Wood
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