If the connection to writing is obliquely coded in the poems analysed above, Coleman further explicates and ironises
the connection between writing and the consumption of others elsewhere in Mad Dog Black Lady, even to the extent of implicating herself as a consuming figure from a particular racial, gender, and class position.
48) The Rukhian people's identification of the aeroplane with this fearsome raptor anchors and ironises
the name that Archer gives to his mythical country: an alternative version of the name for 'roc' is 'rukh' ('Roc (Mythology)'), and this 'roc' proves its namesake country's undoing.
In 1959, Donald Davie's essay 'Remembering the Movement' works to distinguish the poetry of the decade as belonging to a particular period of literary history, and his title obviously ironises
his own 'Remembering the Thirties', a poem about a distinct intellectual tradition.
Yin Xinzhen ironises
in her 'portable cities', made from rags and placed in suitcases, a reductive approach of tourists to the complex new cityscapes they encounter.
Lastly I will argue that Catullus is entirely conscious of the irony of his simile and, although it seems prima facie that he uses Laodamia as an example of the ideal he envisions for Lesbia (and himself), he ironises
the impossibility of such a comparison, of Lesbia as a bride.
In doing so she both ironises
the apparent closure of the story that the audience has just enjoyed, and leads the audience to appreciation of an even more sophisticated pleasure: recognition of the creative energy of the author and the actors".
As a result, the song maps out a psychological relationship among competing or, at the very least, contrary agents, which ironises
the traditional topos of the Gothic love triangle, where male rivals compete for control of the female victim/lover.
Moreover, she draws a clear distinction between these two companies: unlike the Kings Men's 'romances', the Queen's Revels' tragicomedies are 'more comic and satiric' (105), in that 'romance is complicated by the introduction of material which reverses, complicates, exaggerates, or, especially, ironises
The first time is when, after their initial lovemaking, Justin tries to talk of sexual love as a "wonderful gift": Tessa hesitates, makes a response that ironises
the sentiment, then laughs.
However, Rezzori's work ironises
, satirises and exposes the absurdity of the anti-Semite's efforts to shore up a faltering sense of social acceptance and self-righteousness through resort to race hatred and its convenient symbols.
Throughout The Songlines, Chatwin ironises
the various attempts of the narrator to cope with the harsh desert landscape.
All of which ironises
Lucius' belief in Aristomenes' excellence as a companion.