mannerism


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The mark of his father's early life was strong upon him and enhanced by months of association with beasts, from whom the imitative faculty of youth had absorbed a countless number of little mannerisms of the predatory creatures of the wild.
Of course, he has all his father's mannerisms, and it is quite possible that he, too, may be a Socialist.
He was simple, direct, afraid of nothing, and he refused to waste time on conventional mannerisms.
It should be helpful also to indicate briefly some of the more specific mannerisms of pseudo-classical poetry, in addition to the general tendencies named above on page 190.
Many have adopted Nietzsche's mannerisms and word- coinages, who had nothing in common with him beyond the ideas and "business" they plagiarised; but the superficial observer and a large portion of the public, not knowing of these things,--not knowing perhaps that there are iconoclasts who destroy out of love and are therefore creators, and that there are others who destroy out of resentment and revengefulness and who are therefore revolutionists and anarchists,--are prone to confound the two, to the detriment of the nobler type.
Such is the magical effect of the Lucknawi mannerism that is closely knit with what is known as Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb (culture of the Ganga-Jamuna rivers' basin).
In Italy, Pontormo was among the first exponents of Mannerism, a style of painting that stressed artifice over realism.
He had an exceptional acting prowess and versatility and was widely known in showbiz circles for his decency, politeness and mannerism as an actor.
Perhaps he was grateful for assistance in determining the parameters of mannerism, a movement that consistently fascinates even as it baffles: the latest exhibition to attempt elucidation is currently running at Frankfurt's Stadel Museum ('Maniera: Pontormo, Bronzino and Medici Florence', until 5 June).
There is also a frequent habit in raising the intonation on the last word of every sentence and, now that this mannerism has been given a name - 'uptalk' - it will probably spread like wildfire.
Aamir Khan is often referred to as India's answer to Tom Hanks due his uncanny resemblance with the Hollywood actor and his mannerism in the trailer has reminded of 1994 hit Forrest Gump to his fans.
ISLAMABAD -- To educate young lawyers regarding court mannerism and professionalism the School of International Law (SIL) held an advocacy moot here in federal capital as part of its advocacy training for LLB (Hons) students.