from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something imagined.
- v. Present participle of imagin.
- v. Present participle of imagine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of forming images in the mind.
- n. That which is imagined.
- n. Scheming; plot; contrivance.
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That an intervening level of "imagining" is involved in reading seems intuitively correct, although I guess I'd like to see some neuroscientific evidence that reading about violence is as different an experience from being confronted with it -- or its aesthetic representation -- directly in filmed images as Crain thinks it is.
But then you forget all about logic in "imagining" that school vouchers would be an improvement.
At a time when Bachardy was intermittently deserting him, this was Isherwood's experiment in imagining himself alone and self-sufficient, which for the novel's hero proves to be intolerable.
Alan's thing is that he's delusional in imagining his future is brighter than it ever will be.
Indeed, in imagining a world in which costumed crimefighters really did exist, Moore developed quite a bit of different motives for each of the heroes to put on a mask.
Imagining my way into the lives of the people who might have owned the painting through the centuries resulted in imagining my way out of my own dire circumstances.
May 21st, 2010 at 10: 45 am no ts not cool, considering that its aimed at kids. i read on another blog a lot of commentors said that the female disney characters themselves were already very sexualised, so this re-imagining is kinda pointless in that regard. danny Says:
I've tried to be as broad as possible in imagining what top disappointments could be, so you'll have to forgive the length of the list.
Brain imagining (PET scans) shows that high-sugar and high-fat foods work just like heroin, opium, or morphine in the brain. (iii)
The novel that probably proved the most influential in imagining Sephas trip through Washington DC was Saul Bellows Herzog.