97) They suffered, as the ethnographer Sergei Maksimov observed, the foul dank air of the cells, the unnourishing
and disgusting convict food, stifling heat, cold, sickness, and so on.
The term seems to refer to quotidian creativity through which members of subordinated classes make their way through unnourishing
circumstances: getting along, maybe even getting out.
John Carey, for example, accuses Howards End of disparaging working people in describing in the Basts' food as unappetizing and unnourishing
Jane's figurative hunger for a mother in her youth is literalized as a bodily hunger at Lowood, symbolized by the "bad breast" in her unnourishing
meal: "the 'bad breast' [is] an image that refers to the frustrating maternal body.
We expect it to work on demand but we feed it scraps from stores of insufficient, unnourishing
," writes Andrew Holtz, a freelance health
It's the most high-end junk food imaginable, completely unnourishing
and forgettable afterward, but delicious and all but impossible not to enjoy while it's in front of you.
With Harry Harlow, she inquires again into the preference of rhesus macaque monkeys for soft surrogate mother dolls, no matter how unnourishing
, over wire torsos with steel nipples through which milk flows.