Whether or not there is abuse, it is inappropriate and keeps this boy infantilized
Rest assured that our boy Adam ain't about to mess with his lucrative persona as an infantilized
jerk and the king of the good-natured gross-out flick, which, in this incarnation, sees him endowed with an eighties wig and masturbatory habits and a constant can of Bud, the better to shlep through another of those plots whose sole purpose is to find reasons to exhibit bulges in the front of pants and poop in the back, to display arcing streams of pee, to wink at other bodily fluids shot onto tissues or staining a once very white Vera Wang wedding gown, and to apply the venerable art of cinema to the close-up appreciation of the orange spackles in a heaping pile of yellow vomit.
The centrality of racial oppression has so distorted relationships of class that the very language is impoverished and popular political discussion infantilized
Choice, the right to talk about anything with anyone anywhere without fear of being turned in to the system, being punished by overseers (political or religious), being infantilized
by families and husbands.
Such a process infantilized
colonies, but also empowered the imperial mother who, in theory, provided for the growth and development of her dependent children.
This effectively infantilized
them, inspiring ridicule.
The students have been infantilized
and zombified in modern America.
Called "Infinite Jest," 2011, the five bright forms--which at first glance resemble infantilized
sea creatures--are candy-colored depictions of prostates.
Gribben's claim that "the highly separatist, fundamentalist ethos of mid-century Pentecostalism" expressed a "naive culture" that infantilized
women is undermined by the historical involvement of women as pastors in Foursquare and Assembly of God churches (92).
One of the reasons Egyptians went out en masse demanding the fall of the regime was that the authorities constantly insulted people's intelligence, infantilized
the public and treated citizens with condescension and arrogance.
Likewise, in Mapping the Americas, Huhndorf draws on a wide array of documents, including drawings done by Yup'ik and Inupiaq students (to promote government efforts to assimilate the Eskimo population) and pavilions designed to showcase colonized cultures at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle in 1909, to understand how the Eskimos were visually infantilized
and literally dispossessed by the process of colonization.
Thus, like the children who perform in the center's Christmas pageant, each receiving an "eleemosynary package" from Santa Claus, Mari is infantilized
as the only adult in the presentation to be rewarded for her efforts, that of teaching the children to dance (29).