Concerning methodological self-involvement
, Carroll leaves little doubt that he prefers a maverick type of naturalism to one that would try to integrate its perspective within "currently prevailing" culturalist approaches.
Thus, Chapter 5, "Exploring a Hermeneutic of Self-Involvement
: The Work of Donald Evans," is key to the volume.
The irony of this thoughtful, evenhanded work is that it ultimately succumbs to the sort of U.S.-centered self-involvement
that so much of the world decries.
Not only do "we"--the CNN/Pentagon gang--rule the world, but we do so with the air-headed self-involvement
of the cast of Friends.
Emilia in fact alludes to her own apparent self-involvement
in her description of the difficult young Cesca, who also sighs to express her inner troubles: "fully fretting she plopped herself down at his [Fresco's] side, and did nothing but sigh [altro non facea che soffiare]." (VI.8.7).
The wave of narcissistic self-involvement
that has washed over us during the past decade seems to be receding.
Murphy's point here is to separate the radical self-involvement
of the expressionists from the quietist, affirmative hermeticism of modernism, but his arguments are episodic and lack the intellectual rigor he displays so admirably elsewhere.
According to the Greeks, then, Narcissus's self-involvement
and death are punishments for his failing to love another man, rather than, as Bruhm suggests, punishments for doing so.
Never performing for the audience, his eyes downcast in a Savion Glover-like self-involvement
, he was poignant to watch.
"What I don't like is living with someone who's a pain in the a** whether out of star stuff or just self-involvement
,'' he said last year.
What comes across very clearly in Balladen om Marie is the fact that Marie Kroyer sacrificed a great deal of her self, her soul, and her artistic presence and promise to the physical and psychological demands, the financial requisites, and the self-involvement
and self-interests of two very gifted men.
that I have objected to is successfully concretized in this poem: