ventriloquized love


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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ventriloquize.


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  • As Facebook unrolls its creatively voiced but highly authorized, ah-shucks he has a girlfriend and a foundation, interpretation of Mark's sorry story, we see a new kind of documentary coming into being alongside the very social networks it covers, shamelessly uses, and owns: the creative and also corporate controlled, multi-platformed, expertly networked, and then user-ventriloquized treatments of reality.

    Alexandra Juhasz: "The Facebook Documentary": On Well-Timed, Well-Placed, Corporate-Produced "Documents"

  • He easily could have stayed for a second term and then have ventriloquized his rule through some pliant placeholder.

    The Real Legacy of Nelson Mandela

  • Its speed and its use of ventriloquized, dislocated but familiar speech samples (rhetorical collage) invoke the surfeit of information in modern life, the impersonal, bossy chill of bureaucratic speech, and the uncertainty, in this maelstrom, of locating any fixed perspective.

    Poetry: What Does It Accomplish?

  • Vertigo can be dramatized, ventriloquized, celebrated, satirized, elegiacally lamented or critiqued in poems.

    Poetry: What Does It Accomplish?

  • He made no effort to convey the manner and savor of the person he ventriloquized.

    David Bromwich: William Safire: Wars Made Out of Words

  • Great Regulars: Here are three ventriloquized verses, tap-room utterances which amuse in simple ways malapropisms, "phonetic" rendering of speech but have a curious, collective emotional impact, too.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Unfortunately, in order to display his credentials, he has ventriloquized the characters—Haruko, narrator and eventual Empress, most of all.

    Review: The Commoner « Gender Across Borders

  • But to hear this ventriloquized on the left as some sort of perverse populism was too much for me.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • He felt ventriloquized, as if the imp in him, for reasons that it alone understood, was throwing its voice.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • Its speed and its use of ventriloquized, dislocated but familiar speech samples


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