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mi·me·sis

(mi-mē'sis, mī-),
1. Hysteric simulation of organic disease.
2. The symptomatic imitation of one organic disease by another.
[G. mimēsis, imitation, fr. mimeomai, to mimic]

mimesis

(mĭ-mē′sĭs, mī-)
n.
1. Biology Mimicry.
2. Medicine The appearance, often caused by hysteria, of symptoms of a disease not actually present.

mi·me·sis

(mi-mē'sis)
1. Hysteric simulation of organic disease.
2. The symptomatic imitation of one organic disease by another.
[G. mimēsis, imitation, fr. mimeomai, to mimic]
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Pese a la importancia que adquiere la accion no debe olvidarse que el espectaculo dramatico pone ante los ojos de su audiencia una mimesis de dicha accion y la obra como tal resulta del trabajo del artista, no de la accion del personaje.
The exhibits seem to invite the public to see these works as variations on a theme of mimesis.
Central to the argument is a reading of how Lawrence resolves what is a dilemma for Nietzsche: "while celebrating a ritual, Dionysian mimesis among archaic cultures and the immanent psychology it entails, Lawrence condemns the modern masses on the basis of a critique of representational, Apollonian mimesis and the idealist ontology it presupposes" (186).
No se trata de la mimesis como copia por parte de un individuo de un modelo exterior, sino que la adaptacion supone una relacion de permeabilidad entre el yo y el mundo, en que el limite entre el sujeto y el medio resultan difusos.
Assim, a teoria hermeneutica de Ricoeur para dar conta da tessitura da intriga em toda a sua complexidade de relacao entre temporalidade e narrativa tem alargada a abrangencia da mimesis a toda criacao e interpretacao do muthos poetico, ou seja, da intriga sustentadora da textualidade a abertura de sentido que este possa exercer no mundo do leitor.
(18) What, in theory, is captured in the dialectic of Mimesis and Ratio (mimesis and rationality), is deftly conveyed in Amsel's case, since, for instance, his works of art are not only works of utility (they scare away birds), but also a robust source of income.
LOS RASTROS DE LA PRACTICA MIMETICA se confunden con los primeros vestigios de la condicion humana, en que la mimesis es captada como actividad imitativa de la naturaleza: se imita el mundo natural para aproximarse o apropiarse de fenomenos que exceden lo humano.
In looking at their foreign sources and their remakes or adaptations, Krings' drawing on Plato's and Aristotle's conception of mimesis and mimicry calls into question the categories of original and copy.
En Poetica 1448b 5-17, (1) Aristoteles reivindica la mimesis como una forma de mathesis al afirmar que
Objective: Mimesis is one of the most influential concepts in Western thought.
En ella, la profesora Maria Antonia Labrada abre el telon con una delimitacion acerca de que significa la mimesis, ese concepto tan importante para entender el quehacer artistico.