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Möbius strip

[′mər·bē·əs ‚strip]
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Swinburne employs this Mobius strip style thematically as well as structurally, as "Love Lies Bleeding," the first of the "Flower-pieces," demonstrates.
This one-surfaced loop is called a Mobius strip, named the person I mentioned above.
Coupling,'' the UK version, is something of a Mobius strip of sexual liaisons and bad behavior - the six main characters hook up and break up and change partners and so on.
The collection is a curio box of fictions, opening with "A Man Wanted to Buy a Cat," which with its shopkeeper characters and snowy village setting has an air of a Hans Christian Andersen tale, and closing with the titular story, in which story folds in upon story like a Mobius strip.
The effect of this process is elaborated by: (1) Analyzing the Information Generating Model (IGM); (2) Transfiguring the Mobius Strip into the Mobius Twist Model; and (3) Demonstrating the process of the Clipping-Jointing Model.
And yet the film's Escher-like perceptual dance is lively and insistent, shattering its visual forms and rebuilding them in an ongoing Mobius strip of sound and vision.
The Mobius strip of people watching themselves watching themselves has a lot in common, actually, with journalism as it is all too often practiced--the smallest bits of information or insight being recycled again and again.
Charlie Kaufman's audaciously postmodern script--in which people of both sexes take turns looking at life through Malkovich's eyes--will be battling it out with Ball's Beauty for top original screenplay honors, And this Mobius strip of a movie also earned mentions for director Spike Jonze and supporting actress Catherine Keener.
As with her own colloquial one-liners that end various units or chapters ("Play it again, Pamphilia"; "if they be two, they are two so, as the sides of a Mobius strip are two'; "O femina certa"), so her own paradoxical circling of a text arises from the culture of the 1990s and nowhere else.
These activities included a study of Escher's work, a Mobius strip lesson to demonstrate continuity, and a metamorphosis lesson.
Rather than creating separate spheres of rhetoric and action, it is appropriate to consider an interpretation which would see the relationship like a Mobius strip, overlapping and turning on itself.