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the portrayal of London in the opening ceremony by linking it with European ‘high culture.’ The non-diegetic music is fused with the diegetic sound of the cheering people, but also the traffic noise and even the sound of doves flapping their wings: the half-drowned hum of the city and the classical

In: London post-2010 in British Literature and Culture

apartment blocks (and with roots that disturb the flatness of the pavement). The pavement opposite is just as wide and similarly organized. The width of the pavement permits caf aa00E9bb s to set out tables for those wanting a coffee or a light snack, under the shade of the trees which also mute the traffic

In: The Sequential Imperative

good care of him, yet he complained to Esther that he was unhappy; he had a “room complex,” he wrote, and his new room was not good; the traffic noises from the street kept him from sleeping, and his room was very far from his printers. He had painful thoughts about himself: he had been trying to

In: Agnon’s Story