The play returns repeatedly to the image of the girl's feet, from Capulet's reference to "ladies that have their toes/ Unplagued
with corns" (1.
In Kenna's version of the waterfalls of Japan, islands of Korea and the backwaters of Kerala, there is melancholy -- he carefully creates a world devoid of clutter, one unplagued
by the perils of modern discourse.
Women writers, unplagued
by the apprehensions that marked the masculine tradition, simply felt no need to challenge specific formulations of the reader-writer relationship; rather, they directed their energies toward the promotion of their own authority within the subordinate positions afforded to feminine functions by the defensive masculine tradition.
by the history of art or by notions of Modernism, the vision of the woman whose work debuted in New York in 1940 alongside that of the giants of Abstract Expressionism remains for audiences today as refreshingly unselfconscious and relevant as it was sixty-one years ago.
The mind abandons itself to Purpose Unadorned, unplagued
by doubt, desire or dread.