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By Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray

Within the stable spouse and Philosophy, fifteen philosophers examine the deeper concerns raised via this stirring television drama.
The stable spouse supplies us court docket battles within the culture of Perry Mason, with the extra size of a political intrigue and a tormented own tale. We witness the interaction among universal morality and criminal correctness; occasionally following one violates the opposite. legal professionals function in the legislation and inside criminal ethics, but frequently do damaging issues in pursuit in their clients’ pursuits. The antagonistic procedure ends up in such recommendations as stringing out a case to exhaust the opposite side’s assets and bringing matches ostensibly due to wrongdoing via defendants yet particularly to curtail the defendants as a aggressive danger to a couple vital client’s interest.
The notion for the great spouse got here from the routine information drama of other halves status through their husbands whilst scandal breaks: the other halves of invoice Clinton, Elliott Spitzer, and John Edwards. usually those politicians’ spouses are themselves legal professionals who've needed to do something about the grey parts of criminal battles and maneuvering. Following her husband’s shame and imprisonment, Alicia Florrick has to come back to the legislation, which she deserted for the sake of being a full-time spouse and mom.

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2. Stephen Davies, Musical Meaning and Expression (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1994), 160–65. 3. Josh Gunn, “Goth Music and the Inevitability of Genre,” Popular Music & Society 23, no. 9 (1999): 31–50. 4. Interview Set 1, February–March 2010. 5. Personal interviews, February–March 2010. 6. Karen Kelly and Evelyn McDonnell, Stars Don’t Stand Still in the Sky: Music and Myth (New York: Routledge, 1999), 50–52. 29 30 Goths 7. David Punter and Glennis Byron, The Gothic (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 1999), 63–70.

Hairstylists sometimes use synthetic implants to give a person “instant locks,” which come in any color including neon yellow and other unnatural shades. 9 Another change was the addition of fetishinspired clothing, including PVC pants, skirts, shirts, and dresses. 10 Goth fashion changed in concert, both literally and figuratively, with goth music. The integration of electronica led to overlaps with rave or club culture, including fluorescent clothing and hair, the addition of glitter, and mini-backpacks.

The truth is, as always, in the eye of the goth (or nongoth). Many goths loathe the goth label, perhaps because, for many, the quintessential goth quality is their inability to be labeled or described in a definite way. Those attracted to the subculture also tend to share a similar disdain for the way the mainstream culture categorizes, reduces, and minimizes those who are different. Still, the central tenet of goth culture is, and has always been, a reverence for those phenomena considered frightening or unsettling by most people.

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