(1) to efface oneself is not the easiest of duties which the teacher can undertake(2) To subordinate the essentially cinematic as he does is itself a technique of ineffable skill; and to efface his signature as a director from the style of a film argues a modest purity of aim that is refreshing.(3) Some literary critics have argued that interactivity will efface literature itself.(4) The result is an important challenge to the new historicist tendency to efface the literary dimensions of early modern poetry.(5) Davis, however, looks for an English equivalent that might work in both contexts, so as not to efface their suggestive interconnection.(6) The concern with keeping everything ├ö├ç├┐smooth and quiet├ö├ç├û in the novel, no matter what the social cost, presents white Southern life as determined to efface the rights of all African Americans.(7) And rather than rely on imaginary resolutions that efface conflicts and contradictions, they aim to deal with the concrete particularity of the other in her unique and unrepeatable situation.(8) Even so, this ambivalence about the redemptive value of art does not efface the authorial voice of the film.(9) nothing could efface the bitter memory(10) As many of the weather's varied meanings as both help and hindrance have been effaced , indeed, such preferences show up all the more clearly because practical considerations no longer obscure them.(11) In this way, Morrison implies that the traumatic impact of slavery can never be fully effaced .(12) This ├ö├ç├┐changing of the guard├ö├ç├û entails an extraordinary effacement of Virgilian text precisely when Beatrice appears.(13) They also inadvertently revealed the scope of art history's effacement of this context of practice.(14) It seemed to me to symbolise how the Northern conflict had effaced so much personal history.(15) Strikingly addressed are the hypocrisies and effacement within the tourist trade.(16) She speaks of feeling as if her identity was being effaced by the requirement to appear neutrally Western.