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imagery

1. figurative or descriptive language in a literary work
2. Psychol
a. the materials or general processes of the imagination
b. the characteristic kind of mental images formed by a particular individual

imagery

[′im·ij·rē]
(psychology)
Mental images that are collectively recalled.

imagery

The representation of objects reproduced by optical, IR (infrared), or electronic means on film, electronic display devices, or other media.
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It can be difficult, however, to secure buy-in from executives and decision makers who may not understand the importance of evocative imagery.
But for all its wrenching emotions, evocative imagery and inevitable tearjerker ending, I was decidedly unmoved.
Her poem "We Had Dick" is a wonderful example of her gift for choosing specific, evocative imagery.
The presence of Super 8 material, shot by Marie, further adds to the evocative imagery.
oh, somewhere, already meshed in lattices of evocative imagery.
Jonathan Sultan, of Canon Consumer Imaging Ireland, which carried out the survey, said: "2008 has been an unforgettable year and high quality and evocative imagery has captured these events for all posterity.
The evocative imagery, commissioned by environmental group Friends of the Earth, is part of its Big Ask campaign.
In their different ways, Djukic and under19 winner Joanna Hubbard show unerring control of language, one in narrative, the other through evocative imagery.
The essay is, like most of Wisenberg's writing, replete with evocative imagery.
This latter allows the potentially controversial problem of modus to be avoi ded, even if the evocative imagery and diction - "bath'd," "bloud," "drunk," "supple" - complicate such doctrinal evasion.
Zigrail's stereotypically angst-ridden protagonist doesn't live up to the film's evocative imagery and bold juxtapositions.
Lyricist-singer David Vander Zanden has some real issues with the state of Indian gambling, family farming and the plight of veterans, not to mention the burdens of being in an ornery/independent, country-tinged rant band that, though inspired by the authenticity of the locale (check out the evocative imagery of small-town limits and desires in the closing cut, ``Dollar Store Girls''), probably isn't based in the best part of the republic to find an appreciative audience.