Not only was here a woman who was not bent on finding a husband, but it was a woman who wasn't a woman at all; who was genuinely appalled by the thought of a husband; who joyed in boys' games, and sentimentalized
over such things as adventure; who was healthy and normal and wholesome, and who was so immature that a husband stood for nothing more than an encumbrance in her cherished scheme of existence.
Yet what little has been written specifically about Lincoln and death is insufficient, sentimentalized
, or devoid of the rich historical literature about death and mourning during the nineteenth century.
In Love's Enlightenment Ryan Patrick Hanley examines the roots of the modern shift away from traditional forms of "transcendental love" toward "sentimentalized
'Anything that gets that much glorification and is sentimentalized
within an inch of its life invites someone to snark at it,' said Carlyon, who recently discovered the cover of a National Lampoon from 1979 with a girl cowering in fear of a malevolent clown.
Chapter 5, "Pathos and Tenderness: The Victorian Era," continues the sentimentalized
depiction of children, highlighting the popularity of Arthur in King John as the sentimentalized
, mother-attached, epitome of a Victorian child, almost always played by girl actresses, while the young Macduff was consistently cut from productions through the nineteenth century; the horrors that he faced were as unrecuperable as the entire Titus Andronicus.
Furthermore, the author shows how-despite Bandung's rhetoric of equality and brotherhood-Indian identity echoed colonial racial hierarchies in its subordination of Africans and Blackness, and by underscoring Indian anxiety over Africa and challenging the narratives and dearly held assumptions that presume a sentimentalized
, nostalgic, and fraternal history of Afro-Asian solidarity, the book demonstrates the continued need for anti-heroic, vexed, and fractious postcolonial critique.
None, I'm betting, want to see it sentimentalized
. "Just the facts, ma'am."
There are scenes of old-school youth activities in New York, like playing stick-ball, hurling water balloons from a roof, and having all the kids with nicknames that end with a "Y" (Nicky, Icky, etc.) -- none of which come off as overtly sentimentalized
The purpose of the editors is to de-emphasize the "feminization thesis" (the idea that in the modern era, faith became a feminine quality and Christianity the cultural territory of women, and therefore socially sentimentalized
, emotionalized, and devalued).
Still, behind the sentimentalized
urchins on the sand, thereAAEs a terrific evocation of the blue-green Mediterranean in the sun.
But this strength should not be sentimentalized
. Children, who remain exquisitely sensitive to their circumstances and surroundings, need a healthy environment in which to develop and thrive, explore and play, hope and dream.
attitude make one suspect that whatever is being sentimentalized
is in actuality governed by rational, calculating motivation ...