The juxtaposition of largeness
and smallness, located at the hinge between the couplets, comes across as cinematic (and therefore cosmopolitan).
Instead, I would like to embrace Elena Levy-Navarro's call for scholars to "alter our relationship to the fat Venus" in order to revisit Venus and her voluminous body from a feminist and queer perspective, and to argue that Venus's largeness
inspires non-normative desires and queer erotics in the poem.
His pledge in 2008 of "fundamentally transforming the United States of America" speaks to the largeness
of both his ideology and his self-regard.
Perhaps the finest moment in Mackin's study is his detailed and perceptive analysis of Scarbrough as a "regional" writer in Chapter Four, "A Small, Comfortable World." Here, Mackin is at pains to point out the largeness
, the variousness, and the complexity of Scarbrough's brand of regionalism.
Remorse is the key to his eventual maturity and largeness
- to the largeness
of our western out-of-doors and to a nearness to the lingering pioneer traditions."
So father and son boarded a plane on Saturday night, and thanks to Lagerfeld's largeness
, they were holed up at the Ritz while Hudson prepared for the show on Tuesday morning.
The "language of public life has lost the character of generosity," Robinson writes in the introduction, "and the largeness
of spirit that has created and supported the best of our institutions and brought reform to the worst of them has been erased out of historical memory."
This financial outlay triggered an outcry from many social critics, who castigated the man for daring to spend his money in what they considered to be a "reckless and selfish manner." We reckon that the news media's reflexive hate for conspicuous largeness
is not as interesting as their graphic portrayal of Soulja Boy.
Every aspect of the Maine eider hunt--from the tactic of blending in with the stone on a shrinking island to the sheer largeness
of the ducks themselves--was unusual.
But it is from the far more difficult achievement of seeing ourselves amongst others, as a local example of the forms human life has locally taken, a case among cases, a world among worlds, that the largeness
of mind, without which objectivity is self-congratulation and tolerance a sham, comes.
The full title page presents us with the broader context of the Newfoundland coastal setting as the story begins "on top of a hill overlooking the sea" where "Bella, the girl, lived with her nan and Bruno, the famous dog." Janet Russell's imagery and turns of phrase are often both surprising and fitting: "Bruno's fame came from bigness--not just bigness of body and bark but largeness
of heart," and pull together to paint the changing moods of the rural setting where this story of girl, nan, dog, birds, and trees unfolds.
I hear the voices speaking our name into the largeness
Compassion and the largeness
of God are also the focus of this month's cover story, Finding God.
As a result, I enjoyed the knowing looks from other similarly clad women on the subway; being approached on the street to be asked where the nearest kosher restaurant was; and being greeted with a hearty "chag sameach." These little nods, gestures, and words make you feel a little less anonymous in the largeness
of New York.