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Mark McGahon

burial, it would be impolitic (and contrary to his Catholic beliefs) for Dedalus to protest to Bloom that Dignam did not experience “the best death” ( Ibid. ). On the other hand, if he consents to Bloom’s opinion, then he must disavow the chance that his wife’s soul “is in heaven if there is a heaven

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Nuno Simões Rodrigues

left unburied, the princess chooses to honor her religious and personal beliefs, burying her brother who had died in combat. Antigone is a resistant in defiance of institutionalized power, who remains faithful to her principles as well as to that which she believes is natural justice, as opposed to men

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Valentine Vasak

would be soiled if they were. Indirectly, the playwright toys with the common held belief that “economic activity—especially the use of money—degrades intimate relationships, while interpersonal intimacy makes economic activity inefficient,” 15 to quote the words used by sociologist Viviana Zelizer on

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Donald E. Pease

confluence of feminist, anti-war, civil rights and other cultural formations organizing what would soon be known as the counterculture. Roth’s, Kaufmann’s and Brustein’s belief that they possessed the truth of homosexual dramatic productions drew on two socially normative presuppositions: that women and

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Alessandra Boller

violence report the assaults that they suffer to the Garda Síochána—the victims’ belief in the singularity of their cases is one reason for this. In this sense, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors is a novel directed against Irish media indifference and the Irish Government’s failure, in Deborah Condon

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Thierry Robin

Rosset, belief in possible doubles is the main factor contributing to a build-up of dangerous illusions. However, there exists a series of phenomena which, contrary to impossible doubles, guarantee the authentic pricelessness of reality. These are of three types: shadows, reflections, and echoes

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Mary Ann Barfield

, concludes that Martha’s “pathological obsession” 101 with her invisible child, as Roudané puts it, has kept her from breathing. Roudané goes on to write that “George possesses a compelling integrity, a belief in certain humanistic moral principles … because of an ability to restore a qualitative order

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Araceli González Crespán

fundamental social change, precisely the moment when tragedy thrives: Tragic drama seems to be produced often in periods when beliefs are changing, when there is a shift in values, when politics seem unstable. These revolutions create the conditions in which what Felicity Rosslyn calls “a social

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John M. Clum

Malcolm that the “old pot” is “nobody’s father,” 59 Malcolm wonders if his father ever existed,: “Maybe he never existed at all!” 60 The loss of a belief in his father seems to be a catalyst in Malcolm’s death. Fatherhood throughout Malcolm is a bizarre distortion. The father surrogates who try to

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Paul Benedict Grant

’s just provided, but there is a secondary dramatic irony at play, one that functions at Albee’s expense: Albee wants us to laugh at Humbert’s ridiculousness—his belief that he’s being “delicate” when describing himself lapping at Lolita’s “downy mound”—but if we laugh at Humbert, we laugh at Albee, too