ventriloquy


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ven·tril·o·quy

 (vĕn-trĭl′ə-kwē)
n.
Ventriloquism.
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Noun1.ventriloquy - the art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)ventriloquy - the art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
Translations

ventriloquy

nBauchredekunst f, → Bauchreden nt
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Examples of this affective subjectification are multiple, but I find that the most illuminating involve the courts' ventriloquy of the HIV-positive persons standing before them.
In another,"ventriloquy," a statement about an individual's work is perceived to be so apt that it is eventually confused for their own words.
The idea of a show in which the puppets and the puppeteers worked side by side, with no attempt to create an illusion of ventriloquy, was revolutionary.
And no more of this apostrophizing ventriloquy, with which you would have no patience.
The rest make him merely the medium for her ventriloquy. Significantly, her fragmentary sentences here focus not on the love or the domestic space of which Andrea speaks, but on money, her lover, and her desire to leave behind her husband and her home.
Voice and Ventriloquy in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:"" Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
Here are Bene's adaptations of the classics: Don Giovanni (1970) from Le plus bel amour de Don Juan by Barbey d'Aurevilly; Ventriloquio (Ventriloquy) (1970) a short film, from Joris-Karl Huysmans's A rebours; Salome (1972) from the homonymous work by Oscar Wilde; Un Amleto di meno (One Hamlet Less) (1973, for TV in 1974) from Shakespeare's Hamlet and Jules Laforgue; Riccardo III (Richard III) (1977) for TV, from Shakespeare; L'Adelchi di Alessandro Manzoni (informa di concerto) (Adelchi of Alessandro Manzoni (in concert form)) (1984) for Italian TV, an adaptation of Manzoni's play and of a 1984 essay by Giuseppe Di Leva titled L'Adelchi o la volgarita del politico (Adelchi or the Vulgarity of the Politician); Hommelette for Hamlet, operetta inqualificabile (da J.
With an extravagant sleight of hand, they conjure a ventriloquy of selves, and with considerable pageantry each "struts and frets his hour upon the stage" all the while anxiously engaged in the making of character.
The vehicle in question is Landon's identification as the "English Corinne," achieved through her many tributes to, and ventriloquy of, Getmaine de Stall's half-Italian, half-English heroine.
and the ironic ventriloquy He bestowed on your birthplace: Susurrus of
They thus imply an ethics of autobiographical memory marked by ventriloquy and spectrality (in the sense of Derrida's Specters of Marx).