of this setting need not be wholly attributed to the poverty of the congregation, however.
To some, they might seem nihilistic in their austerity and spareness
. The photographs are a series of leafless tree branches against a winter sky.
Having as its founding figure Ezra Pound, imagism is distinguished by its directness, spareness
Marshak's second stanza, especially, captures the economy and spareness
of Wordsworth's images of the violet and the star.
and expressive coloration are central to the modernist aura of his works, along with the mysteriously gendered tensions and awkwardnesses that are evoked by his figures' spatial positioning, poses, and typical lack of expression.
Because of this spareness
, the focus was upon the words and the actors.
Trauma is registered against Hemingway's restrained forms and sentences, vital other to the spareness
and clarity of the stories.
Boyd says the set's spareness
rightfully focuses attention on the actors.
of that curving line, of function finding its form of motion, defined the beauty of the site.
With her own poetic accomplishment as well as her deep familiarity with the French language, Hacker's resonant English renderings of Khoury-Ghata's French convey what the poet intends--the feel of an expansive Arabic sensibility speaking through the relative spareness
and precision of French.
This is characteristic of Aslan's speech: the musicality, the commands, the use of the verb "to be," the rhetorical use of repetition, the sense of living nature, the unadorned spareness
, the power of naming, and the primacy of love.
Similarly, a winter squirrel bouncing down his "empire of branches" to a "peg of tears" contains at once the blueprint of the nature poem, a reference to football or tennis, and a Grecian spareness
to become a "new rule" for the endurance of relationships: