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A sensation produced by the sense of sight.
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Yet the urn represented in "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is not really intended to excite readers' visual sensations, and thus it is questionable how valid it is to focus only on the conflict between verbal and visual representations in the discussion of Keats's ekphrasis.
Cixous extends the language of color, precipitating the collision of visual sensation with the other senses and with affect.
She is, more precisely, the epistemological question of visual sensation, of the reflected or projected image.
A common visual sensation." In Nighthawks, Hopper created this interior/exterior visual sensation.
Typical symptoms include a pounding headache; lowered pain threshold; hypersensitivity to mild stimuli including sound and touch; and aura, which Pt??ek describes as "a visual sensation that presages the headache to come."
The cause is thought to be a mismatch between visual sensation and balance, but you can feel sick when your are not moving, for example when using video games.
COLOR The visual sensation dependent on the reflection or absorption of light from a given surface.
For Wohl, the evidence emphatically points to a period concern for ornament and surface decoration -- for visual sensation -- rather than an assumed preoccupation with scientific and spatial rendition.
Thi denial (Babinski's Syndrome) was first thought to pertain only to denial of physical movement or visual sensation (Babinski, 1918, Nathanson, Bergman & Gordon, 1952), but the concept of anosognosia was later extended to neglect of left-sided complex sensorimotor praxia (Hecaen, Penfield, Bertland, & Malmo, 1956) and to unawareness of disabilities and of other stressful experiences (Weinstein & Kahn, 1955).
Typical symptoms include a pounding headache; lowered pain threshold; hypersensitivity to mild stimuli including sound and touch; and aura, which Ptacek describes as "a visual sensation that presages the headache to come."