10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELF-DEPRECATINGLY»
Discover the use of self-deprecatingly
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to self-deprecatingly
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
A social satire and a milestone in 20th century literature, 'The Great Gatsby' peels away the layers of the glamorous twenties in the U.S. to display the coldness and cruelty at its heart.
Exile and Journey in Seventeenth-Century Literature
imagined The Tenth Muse in just such a manner in a later verse, ''The Author to
her Book,'' where she again treats her work self- deprecatingly and looks to make
it more fashionable: ''In better dress to trim thee was my mind,/But nought save ...
Christopher D'Addario, 2007
Our Only Shield: A Novel of the Second World War
N eumann was wise enough to keep those thoughts to himself, and smiled self-
deprecatingly. He said to Scheidler, “Oh, there's no question that the Fuhrer
understands where he's taking us, Herr Oberst. I'm just delighted that I'm alive
now to ...
Michael J. Goodspeed, 2010
Wilhelm Raabe: Global Themes - International Perspectives
A second look, however, reveals that Raabe's provincial worlds are, in their
majority, so deliberately parochial and, as he progresses as a writer, self-
consciously and even self-deprecatingly so, that the quaintness of his settings
and of his ...
Dirk Göttsche, Florian Krobb, 2009
The Hebrew Bible and Its Interpreters
Although the human community is referred to self- deprecatingly, it appears that
the angelic priesthood provides a model and projected self-image for the human
speakers/hearers of the text. Deterministic language and references to the ...
William Henry Propp, Baruch Halpern, David Noel Freedman, 1990
Residues of Justice: Literature, Law, Philosophy
I want to suggest a reading predicated on the improbable presence of a historical
"whole" in the text, an improbability whose consequences I take to be pragmatic
rather than self-deprecatingly rhetorical. In other words, if we concede that the ...
Visions of the Maid: Joan of Arc in American Film and Culture
When Joan self-deprecatingly surmises that the child must not have been dead in
the first place, a priest reassures her that God indeed acted through her. What
appears to be a heroic, self-sacrificing deed becomes the rationale for Joan's ...
Dumitru Tsepeneag and the Canon of Alternative Literature
... exiles such as Emil Cioran (with his youthful anti-patriotic essays in The
Transfiguration of Romania) and Eugène Ionesco (who, during his youth in
Romania, exclaimed, self-deprecatingly: “If I had been French, I might have been
The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to ...
(After the election, Ford self-deprecatingly joked that he might accept a teaching
position at the University of Michigan in a field other than European history.)27
Carter's own administration over the next four years, however, became almost a ...
Where Three Roads Meet
... was an enviable familiarity with places and languages, wines and cuisines,
and the ways of the world, including self-confidence with the opposite sex: a
sophistication the more im- pressive because worn lightly, even self-
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELF-DEPRECATINGLY»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term self-deprecatingly
is used in the context of the following news items.
NASA discovers new planet for cricket
and again there was some laughter in a focused manner, which pleased me because the guys understood I was self-deprecatingly referring to my scoring areas ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
The One Sexist Term That Desperately Needs to Be Retired
... or using the term self-deprecatingly to describe her own domestic shortcomings. On Instagram, #trophywifeintraining illustrates how the term is often used in a ... «Mic, Jul 15»
Air Force cadet asks Taylor Swift to be Ring Dance date
In the video, Hagen self-deprecatingly references his "Ramen noodle budget" and says he spent half his paycheck on the video. And if she says no, Hagen will ... «13newsnow.com, Jul 15»
Obama on 'The Daily Show': “I'm Issuing an Executive Order That …
... every administration, and beginning to ask, “Do you feel like seven years in —” to which Obama self-deprecatingly interjected, “I finally know what I'm doing?”. «Flavorwire, Jul 15»
Microsoft's Cortana Strives to Be More Culturally Aware Than …
The British version, for example, is self-deprecatingly humble (and probably talks a lot about the weather). The forthcoming Japanese Cortana endeavors to be ... «Big Think, Jul 15»
Bill Bailey on his life as a comedian
I fully expected eventually to have to do something sensible, and never imagined sustaining it for this amount of years," he says self-deprecatingly. "Actually I ... «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
Tony Award-Winning 'Pippin' Dazzles in Dallas
"I just felt to me, perhaps self-deprecatingly, no show would want me as its lead player, would ever succeed." KDAF. TM & © 2015 Cable News Network, Inc., ... «KPAX-TV, Jul 15»
Comic-Con 2015: Jennifer Lawrence charms crowd in 'Hunger …
(“I'm bad at this,” she groaned self-deprecatingly at one point as she struggled to answer a question.) Throughout the panel she repeatedly acknowledged how ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
Phil Walsh remembered: a 'Hamilton bogan' who always gave as …
... man who found beauty and inspiration in Van Gogh's art, learned to speak Japanese and still called himself, self-deprecatingly, a "Hamilton bogan". «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
Wait… Did Perrie Edwards And Zayn Malik Already Tie The Knot?
... her own first name, leaving the girls to laugh manically at her expense (but don't worry — Jade self-deprecatingly plays along. No shame in the single life, girl!) ... «MTV.com, Jun 15»