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figurative

adjective allegoric, allegorical, anagogic, anagogical, depictive, descriptive, emblematic, emblematical, evidential, exhibitive, expressive, figural, illustrative, imitative, implicative, indicatory, metaphoric, metaphorical, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, representational, representative, satirical, simulative, standing for, suggestive, symbolic, symbolical, symbolizing, symptomatic, typical, vivid
See also: representative
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Possible sources of this divergence are other causes of polysemy than figurative extension, for example in the sense of [pen.
Given the analysis of figurative language as a reification of economic relations, it is no surprise to see a rhetorical analysis of Marx, or to read Marx's work described as "[evincing] the fundamental impulse of literary realism: to defamiliarize reality" (118).
Students were encouraged to use the figurative language we had been studying in class in their poems and were provided with prompt questions such as 'What might you compare your character to?
The Figurative Symposium maintained Arrowmont's high standards and there were numerous workshop moments that made the event more than worthwhile.
Of the former: Wedel ranged widely across the figurative scale in proffering both the largest and smallest works of the exhibition.
Coventry-born Jacqueline Pickstock is showing her figurative paintings (left) at The Lock Gallery in Coventry.
Lauri Blank, a contemporary painter of figurative works, is one of many art professionals who has noticed the immense changes figurative art has undergone through the years.
On the figurative floor in the room Surreal Beauty you will find Sarah Lucas's suggestive Beyond the Pleasure Principle, from 2000, consisting of a mattress speared by a long light with two spherical lights.
In fact, the artist's materials become materials of painting only to the degree that they enter into an ensemble that also includes plastic and figurative elements.
The so-called New British Realists turn out to be self-promoting group of figurative painters who imply a line of descent from two of Britain's most highly-regarded living painters, Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach.