which followed, De Kock covering Rabada's mouth and the bowler himself responding with a shushing finger to his own lips, appeared a good-natured reference to his controversial International Cricket Council ban from next week's second Test after swearing when he dismissed Stokes here in the first innings.
The novel revolves around Hamish attempting to solve the mystery despite efforts by his superior to keep him away from the cases and the limelight, and the usual by-play
of Hamish and his subordinate.
27) While some may have felt the film was too episodic, at least one critic believed that [e]ach situation or event, or character by-play
in the film is there for a purpose: to fill in the wider view, to make the point that this is not an isolated community, but one that has parallels.
Geoffrey Chapman (1985:8-9) provides the following figures to contextualise the situation: 'There are approximately 50 female roles in the surviving plays of Aristophanes, and all but six are involved in some sexual by-play
, by word or deed, at one time or another.
Once they are established though, the audience is taken in and a comic by-play
follows while the joke is revealed through greater audacity in the portrayal of the characters.
The satisfaction produced by this little by-play
was heartily and good-humoredly manifested by the crowd on the left side of the field waving their handkerchiefs, which was promptly returned by their friends opposite, and soon thousands of pieces of white drapery were floating in the air, creating a sight probably never before witnessed on a similar occasion.
A century ago Edmond Holmes, a former HM Chief inspector, characterised the elements of a yearly syllabus as "absurdities" that would be "merely so much by-play
in the evolution of a drama which is a grotesque blend of tragedy and farce.
There was, after all, no mistaking the obvious by-play
between player and crowd at a Test Match, much less the unambiguous critical attention exercised by the audience in such events as the riot at the Queen's Park Oval which he describes at the end of Beyond a Boundary, and which he takes as 'proof of the pudding': (59) that is, proof of his whole wider argument about the way in which historical and political struggles find expression in popular cultural activity.
When we view Peduzzi as the "vecchio" of Italian comedy, this by-play
over the lack of lead for the fishing line becomes another farcical event in the day filled with mishaps.
Introduced by a main character, however, such by-play
remains on the homodiegetic level, as when Hamlet remarks: "The play's the thing, / Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king" (Hamlet II, ii, 509-510) or Nero exclaims "Qualis artifex pereo
Comic antics and visual by-play
with the audience would also warm them up for the clown's speech which follows, and help recall the bawdy flavour of the play's opening carnivalesque banter between Samson and Gregory who taunt the Montagues with their 'naked weapon[s]'.
If his by-play
with the crowd affected the way he played, I'd be worried, but it spurred him on," Australian captain Ricky Ponting said.