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mutable

(myo͞o′tə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Capable of or subject to change or alteration.
b. Prone to frequent change; inconstant: mutable weather patterns.
2. Tending to undergo genetic mutation: a mutable organism; a mutable gene.

mu′ta·bil′i·ty n.
mu′ta·bly adv.
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The notion of mental mutability was central to Browning's understanding of the monologue form, and, both within his poems and in his comments on his work, he consistently linked these psychological and formal issues to concepts of travel.
In this study, centrality is operationalized in two ways: through an analysis of characteristics' mutability and through an analysis of characteristics' causal centrality.
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In Mutability and Division on Shakespeare's Stage Yu Jin Ko is preoccupied With the often troubled and painful nature of the relationships between our private and our public existences.
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Jankova is outstanding from the beginning, in the first song, Mussorgsky's The Children's Room: smiles, indignation, obstinacy, sighs, secrecy and tearfulness follow each other in a pure uncomplicated register, and in a very realistic style the singer employs hints of declamation, and an agogic and emotional mutability explored in minute detail.
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