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mimetic

Biology of or exhibiting mimicry

mimetic

[mə′med·ik]
(crystallography)
Pertaining to a crystal that is twinned or malformed but whose crystal symmetry appears to be of a higher grade than it actually is.
(petrology)
Of a tectonite, having a deformation fabric, formed by mimetic crystallization, that reflects and is influenced by preexisting anisotropic structure.
(zoology)
Pertaining to or exhibiting mimicry.
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While it is important to note the role played by probability in mimetic narratives, it should not be treated as if it were a standard aspect of all fictional narrative.
The next chapter ("Epic Variations on a Mimetic Theme"), which delves into the dynastic feud between the Pandavas and Kauravas and its consequences in the Mahabharata, reminds us that if mimetic rivalries are what we seek, this Sanskrit epic offers a preponderance of material.
"Unnatural Narratives, Unnatural Narratology: Beyond Mimetic Models." Narrative 18.2 (2010):113-36.
Before we even embark on a review of mimetic gravity, then, it is worth reminding the reader why one should even consider questioning a theory as successful as GR.
Unnatural narratives constitute an entire alternative literary history, the other "Great Tradition", though it is one that has been neglected or marginalized by histories, criticism, and theories constrained within the narrow limits of mimetic practice.
Mimetic finite difference (MFD) approximations to differential vector operators along with compatible inner products satisfy a discrete analog of the Gauss divergence theorem.
Temple Drake and Ruby Lamar: The First Mimetic Pairing
reconstructs how Schwager had admitted a "disaccord avec [Girard's] these" (239) already in 1977, a year before they both published books (Things Hidden and Must There Be Scapegoats?) applying mimetic theory to Christian theology.
Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma, and Mimetic Theory uses Rene Girard's neglected early work on sensory experience and blends literary criticism with a healthy dose of psychology in considering mimetic theory.
Jahrhunderts (1957), marked a turning point in the vast scholarship on realism in its analysis of realist texts in addressing subjectivity rather than the mimetic depiction of external reality.
Nidesh Lawtoo, The Phantom of the Ego: Modernism and the Mimetic Unconscious.