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imagery in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimageryim‧ag‧e‧ry /ˈɪmɪdʒəri/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 ALthe use of words or pictures to describe ideas or actions in poems, books, films etcimagery of 🔊 the imagery of love 🔊 Their dreams commonly involved complex stories with visual imagery.see thesaurus at language
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imageryThis extract is reproduced courtesy of Routledge and is take from Chapter 8, Towards a disability imagery currency.The black stage provides dramatic imagery and acting charisma for both our theaters and our films.It dutifully underscores the mosaic imagery of flat, two-dimensional space and silhouetted figures.religious imageryHowever, we now understand that the imagery of the cutting edge is so much stronger and powerful than we believed.The imagery is being used in the preparation of a hydrogeological map of the region.Invitations to meditate, his vast colour-soaked canvases are memorable for the sensations evoked in the viewer rather than for their imagery.The first is that it consists in visual imagery.Visual imagery bridges barriers across differences of language and customs.visual imageryThe album is filled with folky, pop-inflected tunes, characterized by visual imagery, hope and passion.Soon, Louisa was using her strong capacity for visual imagery to compensate for her difficulty in remembering words and sentences.If Jarman comes dangerously close in the last to propagating the politics of ennui, his visual imagery is anything but predictable.The first is that it consists in visual imagery.Others who joined in sponsoring the law said it could help curb pinups and other visual imagery that demeans women.Empirical work will be carried out to develop and standardise a new research technique using visual imagery to probe beliefs about pain.