in the context for women in Asia is rooted in the fact that women live and survive in a patriarchal, casteist space--a space where homophobia and transphobia proliferate because, again, women's sexuality and sexual choices have been determined by what is considered "natural," or the norm.
In the novel, the continuity and changelessness
of the rocking motion do not provide maternal comfort in those times of dramatic social changes, but are represented as a fatal paralysis, which prefigures naturalism's circular images of rise and fall.
The play's dreamlike quality, moreover, "perfectly matched his own ideal; the central action--the changelessness
of love and the beloved, the meeting and union of time and memory--conformed to his own spirit" (Spoto 474).
Social imaginaries and the traditions they inculcate remain coherent not through changelessness
but through continuity.
It has a history, but its founder, with his rules for stability, has tried to minimize it, despite the unavoidable intrusions on its changelessness
, as for example, in wars and even in the arrival of Hythlodaeus--which can, however, be turned to good account.
The novel predominantly captures Lesotho at the height of a political crisis with the character of the main brother contaminated by dictatorship and corruption, and the sister embodying the magical and ideal environment of purity, dancing and changelessness
Leopardi affirmed the changelessness
of nature in 1818, in Discorso intorno alia poesia romantica, and in 1832, in Frammento sul suicidio, where Nature is represented as a changeless natura naturata as opposed to a natura naturans that is ever changeable and variable.
timeless wilderness in a state of perfect changelessness
, no climax
After each metaphysical argument, he directs the reader's attention to texts from other books of Scripture, all revealing the authority, changelessness
, dignity, or incomprehensibility of God; and then he shows how John presents Christ in terms of these same divine attributes in the first chapter of his Gospel.
The attraction of the ocean for mankind is as enduring as its own changelessness
It is one reason why he can speak of 'the changelessness
of man as a social being' and say, even when speaking of complex social structures and subjective desires, that 'the necessary preconditions of the survival of human societies appear to be immutably the same' (Polanyi 200: 48).
Nevertheless, there is something strikingly similar in one significant respect between the earlier letters to Andrian describing Tlumach and Chortkiv and the opening lines of "Geist der Karpathen," namely, the evocation of changelessness
, even eternity.