"There are two twilight states
: a morning twilight state
before sunrise and an evening twilight state
But as if to cast doubt on the certainties so often proclaimed following such momentous events (one thinks of those emerging from the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in postapartheid South Africa), Kentridge's production unsettles this happy ending, setting the ailing, prone figure of Ulysses in his twilight state
against the optimistic external narrative, thus injecting into the story a deep and persistent theme of fatalism and flawed or uncertain retrospection.
Pelton is uniquely qualified to sedate patients using nitrous oxide, oral sedation, local anesthetics or IV conscious sedation, which induces a relaxed "twilight state
Over the next few hours I became conscious in a twilight state
and grasped the gist of what had happened to me (it's called anaphylactic shock), what was happening to me now (the unidentified, toxic allergen was continuing to attack), and what was likely to happen to me soon (I was expected to die again, this time for keeps).
If no one measures the particular trait that has become entangled within some group of particles, all those particles exist in a twilight state
in which they have no particular value of that trait.
Kate struggles with her future, in a twilight state
, waiting to return to the United States but always held back.