Moreover, in the Dominguean/Haitian context, where the idea/reality is almost always about black people ensorcelling
other black people, one can hardly see how people who are robbed of their agency or soul are anything more or less than victims--victims who are nothing at all like the black insurgent rising up against white power that Lauro tries to squeeze out of the zombie and into her dialectic.
Small canvas or large; massive ambitious novels; tiny, ensorcelling
tales, delicate miniatures.
Here a character in the narrative has made a direct connection with the ritually indirect Ndembu ensorcelling
and western style directness of killing.
3 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) Apichatpong's ensorcelling
summa reincarnates his previous films while forgoing their customary diptych structure.
Out of his antipathy toward the cryptoreligious premises of socialism, that is, Dostoevsky wrote the mytho-history of Marxism before it happened, his prophetic power stemming precisely from his perception of a rival creed to Christianity, from that apocalyptic turn of mind that saw the Anti-Christ lurking in utopia and ensorcelling
the century with a specious promise of salvation.
At certain seasons of the year, it is believed, maiyire maraud through the countryside in gangs, waylaying lone victims at isolated points on village paths, and ensorcelling
them for later death.
Shadowplay is another of the master locksmith's nested boxes whose evocative, ensorcelling
prose will withstand multiple readings, especially if read aloud.