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Proposition 2: Organizations that hire a greater number of a rival's executives will tend to respond more quickly and more imitatively to a competitive action.
Scenes between the two women fare somewhat better, particularly Graham's and Moynahan's leggy swingtime pas de deux to the "I Won't Dance" number from "Till the Clouds Roll By," imitatively intercut with Van Johnson and Lucille Bremer's hoofing on the TV set behind them.
The novels work both prescriptively and imitatively to convey stories that white middle- and upper-class women could tell to themselves.
The name was not a direct reference to the traditional meaning of the form of ricercare as an imitatively treated several part musical movement, but to the original etymological meaning of the Italian verb "ricercare" = to seek, test, and by extension to improvise on a musical instrument.
The Sextet sounds something like a miniature Mahler symphony--not imitatively, but in the same musical spirit, and sounding somehow modernized and compressed.
Without such an imitatively oral or face-to-face context to connect interlocutors, written communication cannot succeed.
Rene Girard argues convincingly, in many theoretical works, that human desire is inherently aimless, once "basic needs are fulfilled," and that we therefore look to one another imitatively to discover what is desirable.
If young infants really fuse diverse modalities, one would expect them to respond imitatively to almost anything.
dollar had itself been imitatively put on a fixed relation to gold, like various other currencies at various times.
If these were to be held up as wholly transformatively mimetic rather than imitatively debasing, Gaines could trip over her own consistent indictment of blanketing historical phenomena with theoretical claims that have been blunted by overuse.
The police themselves, and their manifold representations in talk, come into Korowai lives by specifically local channels of travel, knowledge, and oratory, such that these state agents end up unbeknownst to themselves imitatively partaking of l ocal patterns of the organization of feuding and persuasion.
Its 1548 Italian translation, L'Antichita di Roma, precedes du Bellay's arrival in Rome by a very short time, and du Bellay imitatively takes its title for his series of poems.