jabberwock


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jabberwock

(ˈdʒæbəˌwɒk)
n
the fictional monster in Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwockynonsense language or verse
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A reflection of Wonderland, with a monstrous Jabberwock, a White Rabbit, a Mad Hatter, and a Jester amongst a range of characters invented and reinvented to capture the readers' hearts; there are also descriptions of delicious cakes to whet readers' appetites.
Gender" is the Jabberwock of human statuses: dangerous, silly, and wholly made up.
Heartless is the stuff of dreams, but not always happy ones: There are plenty of nightmarish and danger-filled goings-on, just like in Carroll's wacky and weird Wonderland (the Jabberwock makes its terrifying presence known, too).
Green), who you know will eventually become her ally, and a Jabberwock to fight, in the person of Mac Roundtree (Jeff McCarthy), a Venezuela-based drug dealer whose name is an homage to the star of "Shaft.
His work has appeared in the Iron Horse Literary Review and Jabberwock Review, among others.
Cecilia High School, is running for Miss Jabberwock, a program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority which raises funds for the Minerva Foundation to fund college scholarships.
Along with the Jabberwock, the descriptions of all these creatures function as verbal icons, that is, blueprints for creating mental images or what Grishakova has termed "iconotext" (323).
Were the British really on the back foot when the surrealist summons came, or might not childhood exposure to Houyhnhnms and the Jabberwock have served as a kind of preparation?
00pm, BBC3 Alice (Mia Wasikowska) is transported back to the magical land she once frequented where, upon her arrival, it becomes clear a lot has changed since she defeated both the Red Queen and the fearsome Jabberwock.
At least now the Treasury and the Bank have started to come clean about this, although Sir Mervyn's incurable paranoia that the eurozone is perpetually on the cusp of collapse has meant that he has sought also to force-feed capital to the banks as a defence against the European Jabberwock, QE being a convenient means of so doing without hoovering even more otherwise productive capital out of the private sector.
More movies and TV Alices followed but nothing could truly capture the frolicsome fantasy of the book, the sublime lunacy, the dark dreaminess - think Jabberwock.
The Time of the Jabberwock is the term used by Alice and the Duchess for menopause and its hot flashes, but seems also to represent death.