Others' perfection could eventually project ourselves onto the existential despair
But Barlow's stories traverse such deep, psychological ground that they dredge up more existential despair
The upshot, Fraser confessed, was that he fell into 'a kind of existential despair
Hirsch postulates that although Schubert did not yet share Mayrhofer's existential despair
, he was attracted to the poem partly as a means of appealing to the singer Johann Michael Vogl, who was a passionate classicist and who soon became one of Schubert's most important champions.
It proved extremely useful to present the patients with an extensive list of psychosocial triggers: stress caused by demand overload; life uncertainties; distress caused by identity struggles or value conflict; and existential despair
, such as unresolved grief, death, dying, guilt, and lack of meaning in life.
Gaining a sense of control over their brain injury is central to healing existential despair
The characters Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect and Slartibartfast as well as the inhabitants of a random nut tree and a demented old man living in a shack may all be regarded as Sisyphus figures, since they prefer the construction of subjective meaning to bleak existential despair
. On the other side of the character spectrum, Marvin (the paranoid android) and Adams's existential elevators embody the nihilist shadow of absurd heroism.
How should American strategy respond to violent expressions of existential despair
by failing ethnicities?
She makes fine distinctions between irony and absurdism, ludic comedy and grim morbidity, the aesthetic gambols of satire and the postmodernism of existential despair
. Safer establishes a background for Roth's humor in Yiddish stories, fiction by Bellow, Singer, and Malamud, and in the literature of Gogol and Dostoevsky.
A modern equivalent of Cathy Come Home, this site is a distressing look at existential despair
and the blight of the urban poor.
Throughout, his strategy is to find a place where conventional devices (lyrics of political and existential despair
, aching melodies and his soaring vocals) can coexist with the ripples, eddies and offkilter dissonance of the disturbed digital sound pioneered by the likes of Aphex Twin.
'The Norwegian novelist was Europe's foremost chronicler of existential despair