Although Mahamanga, the overassertive
nurse of Akbar, taunts Jodhaa for her sexless, transactional style marriage, Jodhaa, as the symbol of Hinduness, finds succour in a marriage that is binding and complete, meriting full submission even if it remains unconsummated.
Q During a recent evaluation, my boss provided harsh feedback about my communication skills, citing issues like lack of clarity and being overassertive
in my ability to communicate with my team, and that my tone often is perceived as combative.
environment that frames them as unintelligent, hostile, or overassertive
His thought is that the wood-pile could have been created "only" by "someone who lived in turning to fresh tasks." Only someone who lived: the word "only" seems overassertive
and the word "lived" seems unnecessary, and yet they are an important part of what the speaker wishes to assert.