She demonstrates her fallen archness
by crafting a title that reminds everybody of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?
Downes is not prone to silly statements, which is a good thing considering the potential for endless archness
in his position.
While her tone lacks the archness
from which some situations or dialogues could benefit, she succeeds in making Wollie affable and credible, a protagonist readers can actively root for.
In the case of Autobiography, the naming gives artistic significance and credibility to a broken miscellany; however it's difficult for a reader not to read into the action something of the writer's archness
as he draws a person's attention to a motley of insignificance that warrants such a conventionalised label.
That requires quite a workout, given the countless sentences which go astray in mid-course, mismatched subjects and verbs, belabored points, and an irritating archness
Despite his narrator's archness
, there is no cynicism in his work, not at the deep tissue level, anyway.
1999 marked the moment at which bullet time's heretofore itinerant troupe of signifiers stabilized within a particular narrative and stylistic frame, corralling its meanings and kicking off a chain of citation that would end, four years later, in archness
Author's Note: When used in this context, archness
Despite the narrator's characterised combination of artlessness, archness
and occasional light mockery, it is held that, so far as it goes, the book's factual matter can be taken at face value.
4) As she tells her readers with considerable archness
, the shared race of slaves and slaveowners, or the provenance of African Americans from one region, like the North, does not correspond with better behavior:
Her down-to-earthness is a world away from the lofty archness
of someone like Dame Shirley Bassey, say.