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subplot

a subordinate or auxiliary plot in a novel, play, film, etc.
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The writer and director Jean Cocteau takes center stage during much of the oversized subplot, initiating a young and very shy narrator into a world of drugs (mostly opium), sex, and bizarre social experiments (including living as a panhandler), all of which is presumably designed to shatter the narrator's bourgeois inhibitions and guide him, however harshly and awkwardly, toward his emergence as a full-fledged writer.
The definition of vicinity is based on a two-dimensional grid formed from the target subplot of 10 x 10 m on a plot of 50 x 50 m (Figure 1); that plot is divided into 25 subplots.
In this issue we also review two prominent French books dealing with the immigration subplot: Gilles Kepel's La fracture and Hakim El Karoui's La fabrique de l'islamisme).
The time taken to perform this action for each subplot was recorded using the method described earlier and converted to a per-acre basis.
Proper attention is given to a subplot about the prominent gay student, Kevin (Casey Cott), whose cruising activities in the woods are discussed as potentially dangerous.
Here, A is the total area of circle with outermost radius r which is 20 m at each subplot and [pi] is a constant.
Bill Condon, who is the director of this live-action remake of the 1991 animated classic, had already (http://attitude.co.uk/world-exclusive-beauty-and-the-beast-set-to-make-disney-history-with-gay-character/) told Attitude magazine about the gay scene that would be a part of a subplot in the movie, earlier this month.
As can be seen from subplot (a) of Figure 5 the required magnitude of energy optimal acceleration reaches nearly 2000 rads-2 while magnitude of energy near-optimal control is less than half of this value.
Too many tortured characters and subplots vye for our attention.
absence, and "Trenching" is the subplot treatment of trenched v.
During this period the corn productivity was also assessed using the grain mass harvested in the area of each subplot, expressed as kg [ha.sup.-1] and adjusted to 13% moisture content.