Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Paroxysm of orgasm:

Defined: a sudden attack or vioelnt expression of a particular emotion or activity. (beyond sharpened)(Orgasm) swell to ecstasy.
Coctail Party Banter: I was in a paroxysm of orgasm when I finally was able to write down my thoughts that had been gathering like clouds before the rain.
 Literary Context:
Anais Nin used this phrase in her book House of Incest  refering to her writing and getting the words onto paper. "A voice that had traversed the centuries so heavy it broke, what it touched so heavy I feared it would ring in me and with external resonance, a voice rusty with the sound of curses and the hoarse cries that issue from the delta in the last paroxysm of orgasm."
Audio Visual:

Monday, February 29, 2016


noun: frisson; plural noun: frissons
  1. a sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill.
    "a frisson of excitement"
Literary COntext: 
I found the word in a book by Simon Reynolds "Retromania" Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past.
 But even buying a CD gives me a strange frission; it feels like an enjoyable perverse act of swimming against the tide of history. pg 125.

When a French journalist desires a frisson there is a frisson; he discovers,let us say, that thePresident of the Republic has murdered three wives.Our yellow journalists invent quite as unscrupulously as this; theirmoral condition is, asregards ...

 Audio VIsual: 
The pre-crowd sound is the sound of Frission.