By Gertrude Chandler Warner
While Benny hears that somebody his age has moved in down the line, he's overjoyed! Benny hops on his motorbike and rides over, excited to fulfill the boy. Then Benny reads the identify at the boy's blouse. Beth. the recent child isn't really a boy. She's a woman!
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Giving ear” translates here “tendant l’oreille,” to prick up one’s ears, to listen for a sound or a voice, more literally, to stretch out or tense the ears in some direction. The admired vigilant alertness is thus a matter of ears turned or held out toward the other speech, which has come to interrupt a too certain decipherment of meaning. I underscore this auditory sense because vigilance or wakefulness may otherwise suggest above all watching for something visible, as it does initially in the master example from Hamlet, where the watchmen watch again for “this dreaded sight twice seen of us,” the Ghost who, at least while within their hearing, comes and goes in silence.
20. ”, pp. 154–5. 1 These were, in any case, very rare throughout the 1970s, and began to proliferate only after 1980. In 1992, Points de suspension: Entretiens, a collection of twenty interviews assembled and presented by Elisabeth Weber, included in appendix a list of an additional sixty-seven interviews then published or broadcast. 2 This figure probably falls well short of any thorough count, presuming one could be made that included all the interviews Derrida has frequently granted to newspapers when he travels abroad, to obscure journals, or even student publications.
By plotting the overlap between apocalyptic discourse and the discourse that would deconstruct it, the sentence becomes the audible stage of the haunting or parasiting of one speech by another that divides the whole scene of destination between more than one speaker, addressee, and sense. Moreover, this haunting is reciprocal for neither discourse can prevent its being haunted by and suspended from the other in the general condition of a-destinality, which is also the condition of any emission of sense.
Benny's New Friend (The Boxcar Children: The Adventures of Benny and Watch Series, Book 3) by Gertrude Chandler Warner