Billy, innocent of politics as of all else, has nonetheless easily adapted to his new circumstances, and although from a technical point of view he has been made subject to wartime naval discipline against his will or at least without his consent, he has no conception of this, and so in a sense is no one's citizen or subject, but rather in what might be described as the condition of a natural, unaccommodated
man, caught in the toils of a system he cannot meaningfully assent to.
According to Temkin, in the present context it would be up to the historian to provide a critical and unaccommodated
account of how this conjuncture was created, answering, for example, the following questions:
According to the Party, ' is it not disconcerting that policemen, who daily risk their lives at the fronts are denied their allowances for months; left unaccommodated
, without basic needs and kept forlorn in the face of battle, while their commander-in-chief and top officers enjoy the comfort of their huge offices in Abuja, from where they grandstand about their non-existent commitment to security?
The nearly naked, rain-soaked, shivering human creature teaches him that death is always already inside the living: "Thou art the thing itself," he says, "unaccommodated
man is no more but such a poor, bare, fork'd animal as thou art."
by one state can, in turn, prompt the unaccommodated
state to retaliate,
I do not know anyone who thinks that Edgar, naked and "unaccommodated
" as Poor Tom, ceases to be human.
Taking pity on Poor Tom and marveling at his miserable existence, Lear philosophizes: "Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated
man is no more but such a poor bare, forked animal as though art" (2005, 3.4.96).
A court, if it chooses, can require that the school respond effectively, but nothing prevents it from allowing a school simply to go through the motions in order not to be found deliberately indifferent to sex discrimination that is repeated, goes unaccommodated
and unremediated, and continues to recur.
Hence T.S Eliot's meditation on time in 'East Coker' both shares and lightens the Old Master's space; and Lear's "unaccommodated
man", a "poor, bare, fork'd animal" and "a comrade with the wolf and owl" be kinned with Prufrock's longing to have been a "pair of ragged claws/Scuttling across the floors of silent seas".
Man at World's End: The Road and Joban Literature." Carrying the Fire: Connue McCarthys The Road and the Apocalyptic Tradition.
Muller, The Unaccommodated
Calvin: Studies in the Foundation of a Theological Tradition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), 9, 15, 39-58; and Richard A.
Zuq, bloss leben, vita nuda, bare life, unaccommodated
human: each of these various terms describe life outside of protective social and political structures, as it were, to use Giorgio Agamben's terminology drawn on his concept of "bare life" (88; at best an inconsistent and confusing term--Agamben was not consistent or terribly methodical in the delineation of the concept).