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Name

A wealthy individual who provides a great deal of capital that underwrites the activities of Lloyd's of London. Names spread risk of insurance among themselves along with corporations. For most of Lloyd's centuries-long history, names had unlimited liability for any losses associated with being a name. Lloyd's introduced names with limited liability in 1994, and they have become increasingly important.
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Another mutation, which proves nearly fatal and which, in the words of one researcher, makes flies "look like they have no right to be alive," goes by the name living dead.
Making use of many of Ellison's noted literary antecedents, Benston schematizes a complex of naming that fundamentally consists of two inextricable components: an Emersonian/Ahabian desire for mastering phenomena and an Ishmaelian/Ellisonian resistance to being mastered by the name (155-56).
History and death, of course, are inseparable and mutually constitutive: One cannot name without marking the named--and being marked by the name in the naming-with death.