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In a complex interplay of power and its lack she shows Lilith using her witchlike savage force to punish others, while often being punished as scapegoat herself, in a frequently lose-lose situation.
Almayer's respectable, lawful, and "civilized" status as "Mrs." (as opposed to the illegal status of a concubine) belies her witchlike demeanor and animist disposition and constitutes a mockery of the term European (Almayer's 40).
The episode finds Shakespeare under the control of deadly witchlike creatures.
In 'Susan Hill's The Woman in Black', Val Scullion interprets the novel as a 'radical Gothic text that resists feminine stereotypes by presenting the caring, maternal disposition of women as intermixed with traits that might be described as 'demonic', freakish, witchlike or haggish' (p.
We are told how witchlike she was, but we don't know what she was really like.'
'We're told so much in history of how witchlike she was, and people say she must have been this evil temptress, but I saw her as an enigma.'
As David Leverenz notes, Francis Parkman viewed them as "withered witchlike hags.
(46) Hera never appears as a character, but we see her image in a magical "mirror," where she has the twisted face and distorted, masculine voice of a stereotypically post-menopausal, witchlike woman.
But we see it from above, dwarfed by a looming yellow-gray storm cloud with a witchlike female head whose mouth emits the words WE ARE ALL MEMORIES.
To the little boy she is a figure of dread, witchlike, predatory, mysterious, someone and something he is urged to visit, to kiss.
You needn't have clocked Hester's vaguely witchlike proclivities to guess how things progress, Gary Yershon's mood music plaintively repeating what must be this least seductive of theatrical titles.
In addition, as Kristal has pointed out, Adriana, the name of Dionisio's witchlike wife, is clearly an anagram of Ariadne, (5) and the association between Naccos and Naxos is equally transparent (193).