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Mimesis

noun
1.
The imitative representation of nature and human behavior in art and literature.
2.
Any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease.
3.
The representation of another person's words in a speech.






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"Mimesis" Quotes from Famous Books



... slow in making its way into psychology. [Greek: Phantasia] is defined by Aristotle (de Anima, iii. 3) as [Greek: kinesis hypo tes aistheseos tes kat energeian gignomene], but it is not till Philostratus that the creative imagination is opposed to [Greek: mimesis]. Cf. Vit. Apoll. vi. 19, [Greek: mimesis men demiourgesei ho eiden, phantasia de ...
— Christian Mysticism • William Ralph Inge



Words linked to "Mimesis" :   hysteria, quote, citation, hysterical neurosis, disease, mimetic, quotation, imitation



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