And when he cannot empower himself enough to transcend
his agony, even after he seeks God's face, which is, perhaps, Forrest's commentary on the insufficiency of religion alone, his fate is sealed.
What matters is the unity that is created as "we spread our will through space."  The bridge submits to nature (it pours its footings on each side of the divide) and it transcends
nature (it creates a path where none existed before).
the need to transcend
things, which is just one of many
Buckley, S.J., and Josephine Boyd Bradley and Kent Anderson Leslie demonstrate in fascinating case studies, however, familial connections between whites and blacks under slavery also enabled some people of African descent to carve out personal identities and establish economic positions that transcended
both their color and their ancestry.
To Hayate, the oppression of women seems to transcend
social class and nationality.
Through their new prophets--Richard Misner and Consolata--they begin to imagine a spiritual home that transcends
their efforts to establish material hom es.
And the authority of such heroines as the Lady in The Second Maid's Tragedy, Eudoxa and Lucina in Valeneinian, and ultimately the Duchess in The Duchess of Malfi is a spiritual self-affirmation that transcends
the political and physical authority claimed by the tyrant.
Combining elements of documentary (narration, spontaneity, real fish), fiction (Lurie and Dafoe freeze to death in the ice-fishing episode), and religious ritual (Lurie and Dillon's "ancient Indian" fish-catching ceremony in Costa Rica), Fishing with John truly transcends
Berger restores an internationalist perspective to the study of socialism, arguing for a common history of European labor movements that transcends
national boundaries while inviting comparison with non-European movements.
Thus Badran's objective to show "how the rising feminist culture transcends
class" gives way to another and that is "how class infects feminist culture and agendas." To a large extent, the interests and needs of the lower-class women were not articulated in upper-class feminist discourse.
In this presentation of her thought, she "transcends
opposites," "developing antinomies," "recognizes interpenetration of opposites," "works toward a new synthesis," "traces internal relations." All of this is used as evidence that she is "true to her dialectical roots." Such characterizations are reinforced by constant claims of alleged similarities to Hegel, Marx, Marxist historians, Weber, even Trotsky.
For me, such an assertion merely expresses a quasi-romantic faith that the literary masterpiece somehow transcends
its conditions, and achieves a kind of mystical freedom that will not even abide our questions.