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spectacular

a lavishly produced performance
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The reporters and growing crowds of onlookers, which are first held outside the museum, are allowed in by the mayor due to increasing political pressure, and occupy the seats of the public within the spatial dynamics of spectacularity evoked by the amphitheater.
16 Spectacularity Savage strikes, blistering speed, 18 dramatic jumps, and a killer smile.
Indeed, the 'Theatrical Journal' section of The European Magazine, and London Review highlighted the spectacularity of the mise en scene, focusing on its 'pleasing mixture of novelty and interest, comprising incident, dialogue, music, dancing, and pantomime' that has received 'unanimous applause'.
Like other examples of Rice's icononicity, her distance as well as her spectacularity as a beautiful black woman are often at play.
This spectacularity of the filmic medium, organized around the production and consumption of images, is highly dependent on the skills of its actors.
4) I suggest that Wright is intentionally playing with this "ur-trope" through the medium of film, a genre that allows him to simultaneously underscore the spectacularity of the black male body while interrogating the restrictive power of the white gaze.
According to the data provided by Nuclear Periodic Table [1], all spectacularity of the data was split into blocks, wherein the number of isotopes was determined, namely: 431 (s), 1277 (p), 1612 (d), 1147 (f).
Looking at how certain Black bodies embrace or confuse the speculum of spectacularity, this will lead us in turn to address Alex Weheliye's notion of Phonographies of Black Music as embodied sonic spectacle, as the real Black Cinema of a nation of deferred dreamers.
This implies avoiding working from the logic of spectacularity, a shift towards sensationalism, the emotional over-activation and the systematic use of emotional sources of news.
Continuing his discussion in chapter 2 from another vantage point, chapter 3 again profiles the dandy according to spectacularity by analyzing both songs and music videos.
The figure of the monster seems to have embodied for early modern Spanish writers much of what they found distinctive and praiseworthy in their art: hybridity, spectacularity, a constant defiance of the norms (aesthetic, linguistic, political), and a marked preference for unstable meanings and identities.
Yet in spite of these theatrical possibilities, The Witch of Edmonton uses little, if any, witchcraft spectacularity.