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However, Harriet Tubman was a Conjure woman who relied on her dreams and visionary experiences to lead her followers to freedom.
The Irish have shamrock' the Americans have the Star Spangled Banner, but what images does your mind conjure up when you hear the word 'England' - and why?
The cyclones depicted, the text continues, either "retreat into deep space" or "project off the surface," and Salle is indeed at pains here to conjure perspectival back-and-forth.
Though his storytelling and logic could often use refinement, and despite his unfortunate tendency to meander off topic, Wild does conjure up some eye-opening trivia on the coffee manufacturing process, and there is merit to his claim that Third World farmers are facing a raw deal in part because of free trades unintended consequences.
In Mettler's films, images conjure much more than they represent.
One is "things break down," and maybe others are "apartheid," "praise song," and "imani." One can overlook this because of poems like "auction block," in which Green returns to the theme of slavery and "conjures" something insightful and energetic, moving the reader into the realm of historical compassion and soul-felt anger.
Benigni conjures up a world where children are protected from death and despair by the antics of a courageous parent whose love and spirit are boundless.
The Leeds-based band conjures up images of the Beatles and the Beach Boys getting down on the dancefloor with the likes of Motorhead - an image that takes a lot of conjuring up.
"We want to let the audience forget." But beneath the bizarre trappings and gestures, Oyster's eleven-member cast conjures human emotions: pity, intrigue, humor.
The term hole was an unfortunate choice, since it conjures up an image of a tunnel rather than the actual sphere.
Martin's) exquisitely mixes essay, memoir, fiction, and a slew of Wildean epigrams ("Lack calls forth desire, but it is desire that conjures lack").
And just as the commercially formulated plastics that Tse uses are typically associated with packing and shipping, her sculpture likewise conjures a sense of work in transit, as if it were continually redefining its ultimate destination or even figuring out whether its field of reference is two- or three-dimensional.