In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There have been films that denied the torment of this terrible illness by romanticizing it as a form of wisdom or special insight.
- However, I still found myself drawn to the book: an aspect of the historical thriller that I have come to love is the way it romanticises the scholar.
- There's a sense in which people sort of read what they want to read in a book, but I do think that in writing the books I was really wrestling with that romanticization, and I think we all have a tendency to romanticize things.
- Nostalgia is a collective, fictionalised and romanticised view of the past, no?
- I've got news for people who long for the good ol’ days of marriage - you're romanticizing it.
- He has been praised for the strength and command of his early and late nature poetry, for his ability to animate a landscape free of any romanticized sentimentality, and for the scope of his mythic enterprise.
- The older popular image of Canadian youth portrayed in historical dramas, for example, tended to romanticize the turn-of-the-century myth that situated white Canadians in a pristine, rural landscape.
- There's a tendency, especially by Australians, to romanticise a villain.
- This is natural, of course; the tendency to romanticize relationships, the fear of being alone trumping truthful remembrances of paranoia and neuroticism, is one of the cuter things humans do.
- We always deeply romanticized the idea of space; it was the frontier, it was about the imagination rather than the military and ownership.
- So much of the writing in the eighties about cocaine and drug abuse managed to romanticize its effects.
- On the whole, the production, and to some extent the play itself, romanticizes the lot of the factory workers in a bewildering way.
- There's certainly a tendency in history to romanticize the heroics of the past.
- I do not mean to romanticize the life of an at-home parent: many find it isolating and stressful.
- Our culture simultaneously denigrates marriage and romanticizes it.
- Perhaps there is a need to safeguard traditional occupations and ways of life - not for the sake of romanticising them, but by recognising this way of life as an enterprising, security oriented strategy, and respecting it.
- I think you are perhaps romanticizing the nature of science.
- Such practical problems in communal ownership are often overlooked by environmentalists who romanticise communal ownership.
- It is important to continue to question these images, and construct alternatives which will rectify these negative portrayals without idealizing or romanticizing them.
- But the one thing you could accuse him of is the very same criticism levelled at his hero here; a tendency to romanticise the truth.
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