Whimsicalness


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Whim´si`cal`ness


n.1.The quality or state of being whimsical; freakishness; whimsical disposition.
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Whimsicalness and a contemptuous sort of humor were as characteristic of him as biting sarcasm, and his conduct and writings often veered rapidly from the one to the other in a way puzzling to one who does not understand him.
There are two records early in the album where the airiness and the whimsicalness remind me of Enya, and I sort of crafted it thinking about her and the way her music makes me feel.
Much like the master stylist Voltaire, in the Autobiografia, Manzano is a witty satirist employing many of the same conventions that Voltaire makes use of in his masterpiece Candide (6) Perhaps, even more than the social criticism seething from the text within the series of non-sequitors, hyperboles, and absurd situations, Manzano achieves clarity in his condemnation of slavery by portraying his own life as a glaring contradiction to the indulgent life of the plantation owner whose whimsicalness made the young slave everything from a contented lapdog to a Christ-figure.