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Jeffrey B. Griswold

constituted through the relationship between human and nonhuman agents. 8 The Macbeths engage night through apostrophe, in which the connection between speech and atmospheric change is anything but certain. 9 While Macbeth's calls to night cannot be

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Ian C Smith and Aysar Ghassan

teeth, sprung hairs on my chest with a ball point pen: ‘YOU DIDN’T VOTE FOR HER BECAUSE YOU DON’T LOVE ME ENOUGH!’ Spent, I curled up, became a dot, then past tense, truth, love, a chocolate saucepan, an apostrophe in the year 2034. Done with monkey see

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William A. Quinn

’ also pose a particularly puzzling tonal feature of the tale because of the Man of Law’s excessive use of apostrophe, addressed variously to abstractions, to the tale’s characters, to the pilgrim’s fictional audience and to the author’s readers. It is

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Mobilities and the Multinatural

A Test Case in India

Thomas Birtchnell

sites such as temples, monkeys are tolerated, with care, due to their affiliation with the god Hanuman. Monkeys’ “right to the city” is on a par with tourists, worshippers and passersby’s right, 15 and the apostrophe for ownership in this sign seems

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John M. Fyler

aspirations and the realities of human motive and behaviour. The narrator’s apostrophes, like the Nun’s Priest’s, conspicuously interrupt the progress of the story, most obtrusively when he makes a clumsy overture to addressing Damian: ‘Therfore I speke to

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‘Love Merchandized’

Money in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Manfred Pfister

is the other person. 1 And, commenting on Timon’s apostrophe to gold ( Timon , IV. iii), he further explores its impact on the self in its interactions with others and society at large: If money is the bond binding me to human life, binding society

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Unhap, Misadventure, Infortune

Chaucer’s Vocabulary of Mischance

Helen Cooper

Man of Law’s apostrophe to Custance, ‘He that is lord of Fortune be thy steere!’ ( CT II.448), where Fortune is explicitly placed under the command of God; Theseus’s closing soliloquy has already been mentioned, though that remains within the limits

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Liesbeth Schoonheim

preoccupation with Jacques, who was abroad in the period covered by the diary, but is mentioned in most, if not nearly all, entries. In many of those, Jacques figures as an apostrophe that punctuates the moments when Beauvoir affirms her love for him in order to

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[I] ‘did write this Wyll with my own hand’

Simulation and Dissimulation in Isabella Whitney’s ‘Wyll and Testament’

Vassiliki Markidou

its representation of London a satiric and thus highly critical twist. The persona's dramatic apostrophe to the English capital that when she is gone, she will have ‘left unto [it]’ ‘such needful thinges’ ‘as come into [her] memory’ (308, 307, 305) is

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Douglas Bruster

blocks, and that of these fifteen, only eleven, or just over 0.5%, seem at first glance to be prose. Perhaps significantly, these eleven lines come on consecutive pages, I1r–I1v, quite late in the quarto, in the apparently unforgettable apostrophe to