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a digressive lecture on current events around the world
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That said, Ai’s film becomes more digressive than discursive.
The documentary is at once comprehensive and digressive, with storylines and anecdotes that break the big picture down into small moments of crisis, outrage, and regret.
The reveal of Diane, which happened in the previous week’s episode, initially felt like a similar piece of digressive nostalgia mining.
An innocent, language-intoxicated teenager, the daughter of Turkish immigrants, arrives at Harvard in the ’90s to pursue love and (especially) literature in Batuman’s hefty, gorgeous digressive slab of a novel.
People critical of President Trump say that his fragmented and digressive language is strategic, is used to distract us and keep us off balance.
Kipnis’s conversational style is digressive and assured.
Morris answers his more lively and particular commenters at length, weaving together the comments and annotating them in a loopy, digressive, but rigorous way that a friend, writer Ron Rosenbaum, has identified as an entirely new form of essay.
The novel explores the mysteries in a wandering, digressive sort of way, as if to recreate the brain-fog that grips the city in its baffling 20 days.
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