[Milton-L] Nude or Naked?
Horace Jeffery Hodges
jefferyhodges at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 24 15:37:46 EDT 2011
Given our discussion of late, I found this interesting:
"Lucian Freud, Figurative Painter Who Redefined Portraiture, Is Dead at 88"
William Grimes, New York Times (July 11, 2011)
This observation is particularly apt:
"His female subjects in particular seemed not just nude but obtrusively naked."
Is this a meaningless distinction? Should Grimes have written:
"His female subjects in particular seemed not just nude but obtrusively nude."
"His female subjects in particular seemed not just naked but obtrusively naked."
Or do we need a terminological distinction here to express more starkly what is
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Milton-L