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ethereal

Chem of, containing, or dissolved in an ether, esp diethyl ether
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Noah and other animatronics throughout the Seven Cs rooms give material presence to the ethereality of biblical narratives.
14) In a story concerned with how the artificiality of the main character's world renders her identity ethereal and uncertain, those qualities of artificiality and ethereality are heightened for the reader by the sense that Charlotte's otherwise realistically-presented surroundings may exist only as a patchwork of postmodern genres, genres that are themselves already characterized by qualities of parody, intertextuality, and what Jameson identifies as "pastiche," an aesthetic which offers surfaces with no referential depth (Postmodernism 16-21).
Three themes conceptualise, theorise and bring into relation a number of conditions of radical uncertainty, unpredictability, ethereality and insecurity that characterise contemporary city-making; 'Smooth Space', 'Immaterial Architecture' and 'Terror' serve as the titles to photographic essays forming the central section, followed by 10 essays and an extensive bibliography with endnotes on pink paper--this is a modest volume, but satisfyingly dense and beautifully produced.
Sweets were often associated with women in the early twentieth century and thought appropriate to their delicate appetites (Shapiro 6); hence they did little to challenge, and perhaps even confirmed, women's ethereality.
67) In part because of the ethereality of conception in patent law, we accept the assertion of inventorship status on faith when the mutual consent of the collaborators is perceived on the facts.
There is a grounded ethereality to the photograph that would grant the presumably Latina "Maria" and her working-class accoutrements a defamiliarizing presence within universalized maternal iconography.
not a person" with "no blood in his body" (109)--and draws on Jacobs's and Galton's work to offer a persuasive explanation for this ethereality.
The first type consists of representations that visualize invisible and impalpable spirit forms through reliance on conventions such as whiteness, ethereality, and translucency to represent the immateriality of spirits and souls.
In a 1983 interview Sarter (1988) asked Rogers what she planned to do about concepts such as materiality and ethereality.
Darting through wormholes of time and space, Brathwaite's first-person narrator imagines an ethereality that is at once perfectly lucid and utterly opaque:
Eerie and with a defiant sense of melancholy, her harp playing is at its most dextrous, and there's an unwavering ethereality about her performance which is remarkable.
And, just as their ethereality was an artefact of nineteenth century photographic production so too was the 'Vanishing Indian' an artefact of nineteenth century ethnographic production.