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figurative

1. representing by means of an emblem, likeness, figure, etc.
2. (in painting, sculpture, etc.) of, relating to, or characterized by the naturalistic representation of the external world
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Nevertheless, the tendency in the Baroque age to revive the philosophical dimension of the Tabula did not come from the Italian Renaissance tradition--in which a figurative and literary valorization prevailed--but from the Transalpine culture that operated during the seventeenth century according to a solid exegetic praxis, a true "encyclopedic-doctrinaire canonization" of Cebes' work.
The passage in question read "Docteur Pangloss gave a lesson in experimental physics to a chambermaid while in the woods." While this is the literal representation of the sentence, the figurative meaning is actually "Docteur Pangloss was involved in illicit relations with a chambermaid while in the woods." Ross was able to deduce this because of the words "pensive" and "agitated," which have cognates in French.
FRANKFURT, Germany (FNS)--Heraldic and figurative designs were a major trend at this year's Heimtextil fair here as companies tried to introduce patterns other than traditional florals.
One way is by Using figurative language and analogies.
imagery Representation of objects, feelings, or ideas, either literally or through the use of figurative language; specifically, the often peculiarly individual concrete or figurative diction used by a writer in those portions of text where a particular effect (such as a special emotional appeal or a train of intellectual associations) is desired.
The first, "An Introduction to the Nabateans and Their Art," provides us with an up-to-date historical and archaeological survey of the Nabateans, a discussion of their ethnic composition, a summary of Nabatean art beginning with Strabo's testimony, the history of the author's research, a comparison of the art of the Hauran and that of the Nabateans, and a "classification of the figurative representations in Nabatean art."
This image is purely figurative. Yet it conveys a sense of what may soon be possible on a molecular scale with newly developed nanometer-size wires embedded in a thin film -- for example, higher quality audio and video tapes.
Skulsky examines how figurative language acts in seventeenth-century English poetry.
For the most part, though, Holdt depicts a figurative, though perhaps equally restrictive, slavery.
The 13 artists and their disciplines are Tres Roman (figurative expressionism), Mariano Sayno (expressionism in mixed media), Melo Valencia (cubism), Analuz Reynales (realism), Justine Olivarez (realism), Lhane Arenque (surrealism), Cherryl Valencia (realism), Jopz Bunag (figurative expressionism), Tito Loreto (abstractionism), Jaymar Valdoria (figurative abstract expressionism), Neil Folloso (figurative abstract expressionism), Anod Arroyo (expressionist sculpture) and Gem Suguitan (literature).
The iconic character, played by veteran actor Harrison Ford, was murdered by his own son Ben Solo/Kylo Ren (essayed by Adam Driver) in The Force Awakens, but the director thinks it was important to still retain his"figurative ghost." "A figurative ghost of Han had to be present throughout this entire film,' Johnson said.
ISLAMABAD -- A figurative and conceptual drawing workshop would be concluded on at National Art Gallery (NAG), Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).