Zoomorphism


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Zoomorphism

Representation of gods in the form of animals; also, use of animal forms in art or symbolism.
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Added to this, of course, the term appeared in an intellectual climate sympathetic both to Calhoun's manner of zoomorphism, and pessimistic about the problems of overpopulation and urban decay.
Vajayjay" substitutes for the basely sexual, the violence of the "slit" or the bizarre zoomorphism of "beaver" or "pussy.
persistent zoomorphism, in which animal characteristics are projected,
Two mythic cycles--of Adonis and of Heracles; in the latter feminine and masculine deities are equal and the main motifs are: labours and victory; zoomorphism and fighting with beasts 109.
The computer that is enabling him to replace geometric abstraction with zoomorphism has simply made Gehry, in his words, "once more the master builder.