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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmimeticmi‧met‧ic /məˈmetɪk/ adjective technical  IMITATEcopying the movements or appearance of someone or something else
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mimeticA mimetic butterfly is one that resembles another kind of butterfly-usually a poisonous one.The Formalists evaluate literary form for its perceptibility and not for its mimetic capacity.No, M' lud, we hold that it would have an emetic, not a mimetic, effect on any reader.And, conversely, does mimetic illusionism-the anthropomorphic statue-always fail as art?In addition, hosts in sympatry were less likely to reject a mimetic model egg than a non-mimetic one.For example, does the precision of mimetic patterns in butterflies reflect the degree of protection they confer.Nathalie Sarraute's novels could be claimed to display autonomy and reflexivity, despite her preoccupation with such a mimetic project.Indeed Bratby's and Diebenkorn's works are stylistically closer to Expressionism than to mimetic realism.
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