Atkins uses Dave to ventriloquize
a set of questions in contemporarily virulent forms--about how we love, hate, hurt one another or ourselves, or might; about alienation, artistic or economic or social; about "original" voices and "actual" bodies.
In the conclusion of the book, Aravamudan invokes Walter Benjamin's essay "The Storyteller" to ventriloquize
the unwitting impoverishment that the technically "advanced" modern novel has brought with its paradigmatic use of national-realism.
He places himself "at the disposal of the other"--sometimes making his own experience an "other"--"letting the other talk through [him], ventriloquize
, and in the words in which to say what cannot be said" (Charon, "Narrative" 263).
The beating of the Scottish prisoner does not deter Callan, who continues to ventriloquize
It is not hard to imagine that uncertainty about the trustworthiness of a child's own testimony could trigger an impulse to tell the story of violence on the child's behalf, to ventriloquize
the child's testimony via the verbal form of street talk and via the print form of the broadside.
Such putatively modern traits as skepticism and worldiness are thus mediated by a centuries-old Persian voice that FitzGerald's quatrains profess to ventriloquize
I try to ventriloquize
its greatness, to dub it in for my sense of my father, simplifying him as one of those few Canadians who was actually "there, in Moscow, there in the rink, when Henderson scored" It's easier, you see, than explaining to someone else what a "Russian historical geographer" is.
I don't wish to ventriloquize
Rushdie in quite the way that Heller allows herself to, but this seems to be a clear indication that he's talking about a modern phenomenon: the faith becoming an ideology, being usurped by children of the twentieth century--the Maududis and the Qutbs--and turned into a political instrument.
it is quite impossible to ventriloquize
a whisper a downward movement
3] With so small a chorus of black journalistic advocates, Mitchell has had to ventriloquize
this purportedly black position herself to advocate for her admission as an "honorary male" in the rock canon (Wild 64).
She has Professor Stone ventriloquize
several of Lepsius's arguments about the relationships between African languages, directly linking Egyptian and Ethiopian/Meroitic languages (533-34).
A style that "does not eliminate those characteristics and mannerisms glimmering behind words and forms" would ventriloquize
in a variety of voices--serious academic language would give way to buffoonery, poetry, slang, official pronouncements, song, etc.