on the persistence of children, the narrator recalls a classmate categorizing Cyrano de Bergerac as Tutsi, before concluding: "Le fond de lair avait change.
The idea that it remains tied to its creator and his intentions is precisely the sort of geneticism that Borges is ironizing
throughout the story, in so many forms.
Theatrical representation and even theatre itself are submitted to the relentlessly ironizing
The Pop strategy of ironizing
the art concept while playing the game of spectacular visual culture is an inherently duplicitous one: Taking with it the tensions of such a hyperbolic critique, "Biography" extended the logic of Pop to the contemporary culture of self-realization.
the symbolism surrounding royal objects, such an example also highlights Shakespeare's ability to utilize theatrical objects as well as rhetoric in the composition and staging of his history plays.
Below, I will analyze the resemblance between Kierkegaard's and Wallace's critique of irony on five crucial aspects: (1) their critique is concerned with irony as an attitude towards existence, not as just a verbal strategy; (2) they agree that irony can initially have a liberating effect; but (3) that things go wrong when irony becomes permanent--Kierkegaard calls this the "aesthetic" attitude; (4) that liberation from this empty, aimless form of irony cannot be achieved through the ironizing
of irony, i.e.
Working from within entails employing tropes, or linguistic "turns," while ironizing
the process of troping itself--or what could be described as the politico-aesthetics of short-circuiting--blurring the line between the literal and the metaphorical in an attempt to make visible neoliberalism's reach and effects.
It strikes me as a fatal blindness that Murphy takes Stephen Dedalus's aesthetic theory seriously: surely it is a critical commonplace that Joyce is heavily ironizing
Dedalus and his at times outrageous pomposity (this is, after all, a portrait of the artist as a young man).
One should emphasize Colacurcio's ironizing
, interruptional parentheses mightily.
Overall, Waldrop's diction strikes this reviewer as so apt that I am inclined not only to forgive but almost to forget occasional misfires like "a clutch of Demons make whoopee in our brain" (a ghost of "The Newlywed Game"?) or "where love struts his stuff." In these cases, the subtle ironizing
degenerates into kitsch.
It opened by ironizing
other perspectives towards technological change and reifying the thoroughgoing perspective.