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Word

Informal; an advertisement or a set of advertisements in succession. The term is most common in broadcasting. For example, a radio announcer may say, "And now a word from our sponsors."
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Wordlessness before God involves ceasing, surrendering, resting in the presence of God who is love.
This blurring of boundaries, or ambiguity, between silence and speech, writing and blankness, drives the work of Des Forets; it points to the emptiness underlying literary chatter when we admit the interpenetration of words and wordlessness.
This paper is part of a continuing effort to beat back the terror of wordlessness.
The reader who acts on DeLillo's revelation and turns from the last page back to the first begins to sense that Bucky has already lived through subsequent experiences and at times seems to know what is going to happen later in the book, as when he says that the birthday party given by Opel will "be the last party" or when he anticipates his "shift in levels from isolation to solitude to wordlessness to immobility" (68, 86).
He falls back into wordlessness and cannot communicate at all.
In contrast with Sissi's willful wordlessness, the royal servants spread hurtful rumors about their new empress.
Medbh McGuckian describes her "longing for wordlessness almost or for something poetry can achieve through words but leaving them behind," and Ciaran Carson relates his "skepticism about language" to the impact of Latin liturgy, "As if language can describe things beyond language.
According to Enterline's focus on wordlessness as the theme and situation linking Ovid to his followers, Petrarch provides obvious analogies to Ovid.
The destruction of the historical world is encapsulated in Arendt's concept of wordlessness, which plays a key role in her interpretation of the political disasters of the twentieth century: "wordlessness, alas, is always a form of barbarism.
They included The Snowman, a classic family show which eventually made its way to Christmas television, and was remarkable in its wordlessness for a director most associated with Shakespeare and who turned to it immediately after directing Pinter.
Here, Rachel apparently wants her mother, who is dead, yet she cannot speak that desire for the feminine, reduced to the wordlessness of compulsory heterosexuality.
192), so she becomes aware of the silence or wordlessness gathering around her sexual being.