To Gillard, this tendency to unseat expectations has manifested across a range of Australian films, culminating in the cinema of the 1990s--The Adventures of Prisciiia, Queen of the Desert (Stephan Elliott, 1994), Bad Boy Bubby (de Heer, 1993), Sweetie (Jane Campion, 1989), The Castle (Rob Sitch, 1997) and, perhaps especially, Muriel's Wedding --which reflects a stylistic trend of obliqueness
, combining humour, Irreverence and the unexpected.
It may take psycho-historians, who have a more penetrative grasp of the dynamic of social evolution than us political columnists do, to explain that state's obliqueness
. But one thing is plain: living as we are in Marshall McLuhan's "global village", where that Euro-American world goes in the future will, in a trickle-down effect, affect where our own world in the Middle East will itself go.
Much of the drama occurs off-page, which lends a fascinating obliqueness
to the changes in the at-first subterranean and then, later, openly gay life at the novel's core.
At times, Chadwick's dedication to allowing these women to speak for themselves results in moments of obliqueness
, in which a reader uninitiated in decoding Surrealist imagery may find themselves lost in a forest of symbols and abstractions.
The recent foot-dragging and obliqueness
displayed by Pakistani banks in following up the State Bank of Pakistans' Banking and Payment Arrangement (BPA) with Iran to promote bilateral trade has been dismal.
The effects of material properties on surface quality were investigated by Erdogan , and factors such as porosity, distinct crystal boundaries, cleavages, fillings in the microfractures, and obliqueness
between the crystal orientation and the cutting plane were found to be adversely affecting the surface quality.
Thereafter, their quality parameters were revised by following the recommendations that indicate ideal obliqueness
and orthogonal quality (OQ) values, trying to maintain minimum OQ > 0.1, or maximum obliqueness
In the past, she has overlooked the letters' secrecy and evasions, but now is drawn to "the obliqueness
of the language" (282).
Dialectically ridden, The sea change incorporates numerous ellipses and understatements, displaying the obliqueness
of the writing as reflected in the characters and their (forced) choices towards the seemingly deviant sexual demeanor.
The intensity of the escape response was best predicted by the aspect ratio and the obliqueness
of the adductor muscle.
If there is any thread linking all of Zhang's work, it is that mode of obliqueness
of the question signals that a fundamental change is taking place.