The tentacles swayed and struck like living arms, and, save for the helpless purposelessness
of these movements, it was as if some wounded thing were struggling for its life amid the waves.
3) Eleonore Stump clarifies the purposelessness
of suffering by noting its effect on a person's flourishing, which can be understood objectively and subjectively.
Not insignificantly, many of A Farewell to Arms's themes and situations play out in Hemingway's other books, including the twinning and psychical union of romantic pairs, feelings of purposelessness
, expressions of human misery, the relationship between religion and war, and the quality of rural spaces and sport.
Admirers will likely enjoy this insouciant, mildly metafictional novel, but others may be disappointed by its antiquated views and seeming purposelessness
In this way, they can overcome disappointment, frustration, disillusionments, and purposelessness
that lead to burnout.
Her book explains how she worked through her own feelings of isolation and purposelessness
Like a garden in the wilderness, purpose always exists within a context of purposelessness
Here she succeeds in reflecting on both generational and current plights of women devastated by personal loss and purposelessness
Defined "as a state in which persons have a vacuous sense of self; whose sense of significance and importance is extremely marginal and whose development is devoid of, or at best insufficiently grounded in constant positive affirmation" (Beverly, 1998, 185), idiomatic purposelessness
would seem a major peripheral personality disorder that affects ADP despite not being found in the DSMs or ICDs.
The idea of globalism would crowd out cosmopolitan philosophic activity or redirect our attention away from all but the material nature of our existence--and political engagement in the global city would suffer a similar purposelessness
Furthermore, Secrets No More brings to the fore a nation reduced to a morass of epistemological purposelessness
and ethical disorientation by the terrorism of years of visionless military and democratic rulership; the bureaucratic inefficiency of the politics of governance and the futility of constructing ethnic identity from a speculative Eurocentric myth geared towards distinguishing two groups that are almost homogeneous in nearly every sphere of human endeavours.
They stand sentinel right there, not long ago in our history, as the way to advance through our sluggishness and purposelessness