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En acceptant d'abandonner le point de vue esthetique qui presidait classiquement a la mise en patrimoine, il devient evident que la reconnaissance des produits du terroir au titre de patrimoine ne peut pas relever entierement d'une logique de << petrification >>.
But this absolute stasis is atypical of Beckett's stony scenarios, especially in the drama, where the synergy of the animate and inanimate is most conspicuous and where the dynamics of petrification and reanimation have an important function.
No one knows who will live in this cage in the future, or whether at the end of this tremendous development entirely new prophets will arise, or there will be a great rebirth of old ideas and ideals, or, if neither, mechanized petrification, embellished with a sort of convulsive self-importance.
And the work concludes with a long Finale that tells of the hero's death and petrification.
Our aim should not be to provide a museum for the petrification of performances of the past, but the re-recreation (within the context of our very different social structures) of the characteristics that made Italian opera a vital art form of the nineteenth century and can help it remain so today.
The sharpening of its self-critique is one of the strategies of which philosophy can avail itself in order to counteract its social domestication as well as its petrification in the tradition.
Calabresi's concern is with the petrification of statutes; in other words, the tendency of statutes to grow obsolete as they age.
Here Schillebeeckx wants to escape from the danger of two extremes: relativizing the revelation of God in Christ and its dogmatic petrification.
Yet nature's changing permanence is also illustrated by the petrification of a dinosaur's heart or the preservation of a fly in amber.
No Freudian, Herndon misses the sexual implications of his lunar petrification, which live on in Ellison's moonlit Harlem riot and the narrator's final castration dream ("And your moon.
Poetry, it seems, does not only imitate grief; it presents grief by enacting its own petrification into "everlasting watch and moveless woe.
While actual joins are mostly lacking, there are clues as to the positioning of fragments from the petrification and the burnt coloring of the prism's upper pieces--perhaps the result of the destruction of the building in which the prism was stored.