artifice


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a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)

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This sense of artifice is applied by Albes in classical art.
But however successful a personality change or character com- promise in the short term, artifice never pays off in the long term.
McCoy said: "It was nice that Artifice Sivola won, although I didn't think that after the first where he pecked but he then got a bit of confidence.
That's what Alex Woolfson and Winona Nelson have created in their graphic novel, Artifice.
Poems with regular metrical or rhyme schemes often (though certainly not always) attempt to disguise or downplay the scheme, aiming for an artless-seeming inevitability of utterance so apparently natural that the reader hardly notices the artifice. But forms that depend on repetition of words or lines--the sestina, the villanelle, the pantoum, the canzone--highlight the artifice, and their effect is often astonishment that so much apparent coherence or sense can arise out of essentially arbitrary patterns of language.
Her most influential work, Poetic Artifice: A Theory of Twentieth-Century Poetry, published posthumously in 1978, turned sharply against critics of the previous generation, notably William Empson, and against emergent strains of historicism.
An aging, fading film director is not given the treatment he deserves in "Artifice," based on the life of and starring onetime director Enrique Belloch.
Artifice is at the heart of Jane Unrue's latest novella, a sequence of short, poetic reflections by an unnamed, lovelorn protagonist.
Often pushing the traditional sounds of their God-given and chosen instruments in strange and unique new ways, Angels and Artifice - an experimental improvisational trio featuring seasoned musicians trumpeter Jerry Sabatini, drummer Mike Connors and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Chris Veilleix - will utilize anything at their disposal (and we mean anything) in an effort to create cinematic sound portraits and sonic dialogs drawn from the experience of living.
Fortunately, Graham's lack of artifice keeps him stumbling out of trouble ...
Allen Ginsberg's The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems 1937-1952 (Da Capo) is so candid that he insisted it be published after his death.
The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems 1937-1952 is edited by Bill Morgan and Juanita Lieberman-Plimpton and offers a rare view of the poet during his formative years rather than the more commonly covered later life works.
There might otherwise have been a marvellous combination of nature and artifice that would certainly have prompted a re-examination of our ideas about image.
And racial identity, not to be confused with race--the biological term--is an incendiary and malleable artifice of our own making.