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tending to bring a memory, mood, or image, for example, subtly or indirectly to mind

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serving to bring to mind

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Six judges were trained to rate the stories for originality, complexity, emotional evocativeness, and descriptiveness.
That results in Nahuatl's having an expansive ambiguity and evocativeness, rather than the linear logic we are accustomed to in English.
Other contributors were generally less forceful, but Vittorini's view that the successful novel is not photographic, not a chronicle, but something 'spiritual' is widely shared, even if the narratives actually published in the Bargello reduce 'spirituality' to evocativeness and a certain poeticism of style.
Catholic Newman is particularly evident in the evocativeness of the
Reed's treatment of it draws out the work's combination of quasi-exotic (near-eastern) evocativeness with a poetic style of elegantly mannered sophistication; and he is right to suggest that the secret of the poem's influence in both antiquity and beyond is at least partly sexual.
It works so well as fantasy and as a trigger to the viewer's associations that it loses some evocativeness when actual dreams and fantasies are inserted.
For its evocativeness the book has real scholarly value; despite the fact that hundreds of thousands, or possibly even millions, of young Americans joined communes in the late 1960s and early 1970s, we have precious few such detailed memoirs that provide a good sense of what life in the communes was actually like.
Various ways of interpreting the evocativeness of point-light stimuli have been attempted (Bertenthal & Pinto, 1993; Webb & Aggarwal, 1982), but it is now generally accepted that prior knowledge plays an important part (Cutting, Moore & Morrison, 1988), at least with familiar objects.
Similarly, a number of researchers have explored the hierarchical nestedness of harmonic motion and other constraints to describe the evocativeness of point-light stimuli (for review see Bertenthal & Pinto, 1992), but not in the form of nested covariations as described here.
This point, of course, only reinforces numerous previous studies on the evocativeness of point-light stimuli.
This further testifies to the conceptual evocativeness of such dynamically organized stimuli.
Grusa's short, compact lines often resemble the linguistic restraint, brevity, and evocativeness of Japanese haiku.
Moore in particular punctuates his eastern spectacle with non-imagistic, and, it may be argued, non-sensual details, introducing "musk[s] from Khoten" and "cornelian[s] from Yemen" that presumably are valuable for their geographical novelty and not their concrete evocativeness.
It is "a veritable torcular, squeezing every drain of evocativeness from word-forms" (E&A 117).
Its shorter line length five to seven syllables), a (basically) three-line stanza and a metaphorical identity of body and landscape approximate the economy and visual evocativeness of Japanese verse.