On one hand, these "disembodied voices blaring from imitation wood cabinets," "metallically
sung [and] blurred" appear as agents of country folks' alienation from the commodity culture that these new recording technologies represent.
For this paper we are using a device design (Figure 1) and manufactured in our department that is using a metallically
spherical head on a lather machine.
My pulse pounded in my ears metallically
, my chest heaving.
It's also got a lesbian bar, a Catholic college, and a fair assortment of metallically
adorned young faces.
There are two extraordinary star turns who spend the evening metallically
striking sparks off one another.
But how can we put the body--so fleshy, physical and warm--into such an abstract and metallically
counterfeiter may manufacture coins that are metallically
"All right, you asked for this!" he said metallically
. "My orders--my official ones, mind!--will reach you in the morning!"
"Unit Four-Six, Unit Four-Six; come in, Four-Six," the radio in the police car blurted metallically
. From his position behind the left front wheel of the vehicle, 47-year-old Sergeant Peter Rowland looked over at his partner, 28-year-old Giles Strepke, and said, "Get that, will you, Giles?
Like a school of dolphins, the yachts in the mooring swerve in unison and chatter metallically
as the wake moves through, their halyards shipping out aluminum signals.
In "Hurt Hawks" (97-98), Jeffers glorifies the ruggedly individualistic bird of prey ("no one but death the redeemer will humble that head, / The intrepid readiness, the terrible eyes"), who, even asking for death, asks with "Implacable arrogance." He scorns weakling humans who aren't so metallically
autonomous ("You do not know him, you communal people, or you have forgotten him"), and - he's not some cowering communal person - intrepidly and arrogantly declares, "I'd sooner, except the penalties, kill a man than a hawk."