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  • n. Plural form of epiphany.


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  • Another comparison: "While Lynch dregs shocking epiphanies from the gunk of the subconscious, Weerasethakul’s mysteries lie right on the surface, in the obvious, seemingly trivial moments that are riddle and answer at once."

    GreenCine Daily: Syndromes and a Century.

  • While Maslow's theories are humanistic, they have a connection to religion and spiritual life in what he called "peak experiences," and what the religious world might call epiphanies -- moments of clarity or ecstasy when the enormity of the wonder of the physical world, harmony with others and relationship with the transcendent, with God, are felt in powerful, transformational ways.

    Cathleen Falsani: An Invitation to The Great Conversation

  • Then came what she likes to call her "epiphanies."

    NYT > Home Page

  • They recalled epiphanies at Harvard's Fogg Museum, the Yale University Art Gallery and the Williams College Art Museum.

    More Than the Art Would Be Lost

  • Abraham, Moses, Joshua and many of the prophets experienced "epiphanies," where God appeared to them.

    Diana Butler Bass: Gabby Opened Her Eyes and We Should Too

  • And perhaps, I think, those are the kind of epiphanies that we no longer have because we don't listen to our elders the way the young listened to elders in Fred's time in the small town where he grew up in and which much of the book is about.

    Mark Joseph: Fred Thompson Teaches The Pigs To Dance

  • With or without an outline, "epiphanies" and "moments of genius" never stop.

    One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

  • Whereas Edwards may never get over his personal problems with issues such as gay marriage (but neither HRC or BHO has given that issue support), I feel that these "epiphanies" are deeper than MarkZ does.

    Feingold: Edwards Supporters "Are Being Taken In"

  • There is a "pre-read" feel to the formulaic fictions from the mainstream houses, whose familiar characters undergo predictable "epiphanies".

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Too many mainstream writers have tried for a similar effect, thinking they are either emulating Chekhov of Joyce the idea of "epiphanies", ultimately ending up with less than the sum of the minimalist parts, but Ford succeeds again and again because he hollows out the world around his characters, he decenters their realities, letting the stories hover over in the uncomfortable realm of perhaps....

    Archive 2004-05-01


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