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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We have seen already that Moore thinks that the deeds of sleepwalkers are actions only metaphorically: in fact, he suggests that they should be assimilated to inanimate happenings that are not to be "accounted for in any theory of human action."(56) But then it appears to be a prior attitude to sleepwalkers' behavior that leads Moore to such confidence as he has that their movements are not volition-caused.(57) Volitions now appear needless.(58) The question about them (and a question about "intentionally" too) runs idly alongside the question whether somnambulist behavior counts as
Yet Brandstetter also notes Krespel's comparison of himself playing the violin to a "hypnotist [Magnetiseur] who so affects his somnambulist that she verbally reveals what she is able to see within herself" (Hoffmann 175; 38).
Coroneos extends this thinking to Jim's land adventures as well, casting Jim as a sort of comic somnambulist and arguing that the narrative itself "denies the reader the experience of 'then I awoke'" (147).
A neurologist confirmed he was a sleepwalker - or somnambulist - after the incident last November.
But sleep expert Professor Ian Oswald said he interviewed both Kellman and Sandra, 36, at length and believed he had the symptoms of a somnambulist.
The verse collection "Two Poems: The Somnambulist and the Glass Woman," by one of the most prominent Latvian poets outside Latvia, contains two cycles of inspiration, which have almost always preoccupied the author: sleepwalking and the conjunctions of life, love, and art.
Critics described the portrait of Whistler's Irish mistress Joanna Hiffernan as a bride or somnambulist, perhaps because, in their eyes, the picture had no subject--or rather, because its ostensible subject, a woman in a simple white dress posed against a white curtain, serves as a vehicle for the exploration of purely formal pictorial values.
Finding a way out of the somnambulist tradition, where women languished, pressed and unresisting, seems a journey I began as a very young girl.
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This isn't Moulton's ball-passing or song-and-tap dancing but a new expressivity that flows from Mindy, which he made for the company last year: a surreal nightmare in which a wide-eyed somnambulist in white gown and sweat socks tiptoes aimlessly, propelled by a horrific vision.
Wet headlights swerve on the slick street to avoid a ghostly somnambulist.
In a poem she wrote in the spring of 1944, Deren again characterizes herself as "the cancer, throbbing from the parent's head" and wonders how "could this pulsing still persist / if, as they tell, my parent heart has ceased." Though apparently awake, unlike the figure the filmmaker portrays in Meshes, the protagonist of At Land is also a "somnambulist, in sea-weed gowned...