aesthetics

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aesthetics

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aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
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As a cinematic code, performance has its roots in theatre, and the performance of the characters in the movie presents a link between past and present with the beautiful language of Shakespeare.
His disillusionment with Faustus and his impressive words show Augustine's own movement away from the prideful love of beautiful language for its own sake.
Italians have told me Spanish is the most beautiful language.
And it achieves this through an engaging, and at times inspiring and beautiful language, attention to detail, and solid scholarship.
Beautiful language captures the daily activities of the 300 wild mustangs living in the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary of South Dakota, and the photographs nicely complement the text.
It is not enough, however, to read the Johannine prologue for its beautiful language and high Christology.
This "uncorrupted" community is seen to be connected by an "originary language which ties the mythic originary nation together in ways a beautiful language promises to but cannot restore or build" (143).
there is a high level of emotional intensity, which is supported by beautiful language and passionate young characters who are driven to make their worlds better.
Using beautiful language, Williams reflects on the nightmare he experienced that day.
In the American Revolution, the beautiful language of Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence gave rebels a cause.
He did it by the sheer power of his personal vision and ability to talk about sublime matters in ordinary but beautiful language.