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jabberwock

(ˈdʒæbəˌwɒk)
n
the fictional monster in Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwockynonsense language or verse
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McCort terms this event "the defeat of the Jabberwock": children are able to experience an encounter with the monstrous and feel a sense of satisfaction at overcoming that terror (15).
In the Jabberwocky poem it says: "Beware the Jabberwock, my son!/The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!/Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun/The frumious Bandersnatch!"
Evan's poetry is published or is forthcoming inApogee Journal,Maps for Teeth Magazine, The Merrimack Review, Jabberwock Review, Lumina Journal, and The Offing.
Elder, Truth, Accuracy and Neutral Reportage: Beheading the Media Jabberwock's Attempts to Circumvent New York Times v.
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.
The Isis, Measure 2, and Jabberwock. They were also anthologized in The New American Poetry.
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).