vulturism

vulturism

(ˈvʌltʃəˌrɪzəm)
n
a greedy character or characteristics resembling a vulture
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vulturism

behavior or character typical of a vulture, especially in the figurative sense of being rapacious. — vulturous, adj.
See also: Behavior
behavior or character typical of a vulture, especially in the sense of being rapacious. — vulturous, adj.
See also: Attitudes
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If we want to know the standing of Africa in the world today, we don't even have to go to the question of a seat in the Security Council or the more dramatic acts of military intervention or corporate vulturism, what in my novel, Wizard of the Crow, I have described as "Corpolonialism".
Probably Amiana's decision to seal off the room on the second day is the most forthright symbol of her resistance to the new plays, the "wreathing" and the bare necks, the "adventurous" male pregnancies, and the rhetorical vulturism of grosser if loftier London.
The "edge" Howe speaks of in this interview parallels the "Vulturism trimmed for binding" she articulates in the closing pages of Melville's Marginalia (149).
This poetry curiously resists and prevents the reader from criticizing Howe for her potential "vulturism." If the reader perceives Howe's personal criticism of Miller as one of the contradictions of her poetics of recovery, she becomes the "vulture" pointing the finger at Howe, and the focus shifts to her own conscious act of destruction.