somnambulist


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som·nam·bu·list

(som-nam'byū-list),
One who is subject to somnambulism (1).
Synonym(s): sleepwalker

somnambulist

(sŏm-năm′bū-lĭst)
One who is subject to sleepwalking.
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Again, he undertakes his self-appointed mission with the same confidence of the Davises, but a confidence likewise unfounded; what follows--his conversation with and observation of the devil figure he meets, his near encounters with Goody Cloyse, the minister, and Deacon Gookin, his belief that he has lost "Faith"--transforms him into the psychological equivalent of Althorpe the somnambulist, an individual stripped of all constraints and "the chief horror of the scene" (10:83): "In truth," the narrator claims, "all through the forest, there could be nothing more frightful than the figure of Goodman Brown.
Moving to the sphere of psychopathology, he compares the other secretary's behavior to a "somnambulist" (Heart 13): "[she] got up and walked straight at me--still knitting with downcast eyes--and only just as I began to think of getting out of her way, as you would for a somnambulist, stood still and looked up" (Heart 13).
Local outsider - artist Jake Kosciuk's fore-head blister is shining like a red beacon, which I follow like a somnambulist to the back Lane behind Bar Italia.
Even when the "dog" of separatism is sleeping, it has a somnambulist facility for biting a federalist ankle.
His image always arises in a specific constellation that repeats itself in a nearly somnambulist manner.
The penultimate chapter of Zarathustra is, he says, called 'The Somnambulist [Nachtwandler] Song', but Kaufmann and Hollingdale render Nachtwandler (literally: night-wanderer) as 'drunken' and 'intoxicated' respectively.
Convinced that the gothic and fantastic are useful as sources of subversion, the contributors of these ten articles cover such critical issues as the boundaries of the fantastic and new readings of Freud's ideas about the "uncanny," experiments in themes such as dismemberment, the writer as somnambulist, sensation and education, and the shift from the familiar to the fantastic, and the work of women such as Ortese, Ombre and Capriolo.
Caligari," (June 5) is a fascinating semi-remake of the classic 1919 German film, in which director David Lee Fisher has scanned the original backgrounds from an old print and, using green-screen magic, put live actors, including Jones as the somnambulist Cesare, into them.
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While the notion of universal fluid common to pantheism and mesmerism supported a belief in characteristics available to both men and women, the roles of the mesmerist and somnambulist had certain gender associations in the nineteenth century.
Initially, with the unsure motion of a somnambulist, the violin bow and the violinist's arm were lifted slowly, haltingly, up from their resting positions.
In order to have a somnambulist judge correctly the state of a disease, he must in some sort identify himself with the patient.