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Synonyms for metamorphose

Synonyms for metamorphose

to change into a different form, substance, or state

to bring about a radical change in

Synonyms for metamorphose

change completely the nature or appearance of

change in outward structure or looks

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Le point de depart de ma reflexion sur le lien entre les Metamorphoses d'Ovide et le Traite du Sublime a ete, il y a quelques annees, une analyse de lepisode de Vertumne et Pomone au livre XIV des Metamorphoses (6).
The lower initial response in Experiment IV was an intended outcome of our experimental design, as we wished to begin testing the responses of larvae that were just becoming competent to metamorphose; by the third assay in that experiment, over 90% of larvae were competent to metamorphose.
The idea of instability is no less plainly figured in the poet's already noted preoccupation with metamorphoses.
1) This essay, by no means comprehensive, points toward a fuller understanding of Ovid and Renaissance art by showing how the classical author's work - primarily the Metamorphoses and, to a lesser degree, his Fasti - played an extensive and deep role in the "poetry" of Renaissance painting and sculpture.
Baselitz's anthology offers a hallucinatory smorgasbord of what look like the unleashed demons of a Nordic id--a bleak landscape rained upon not by water but by windswept streaks of letters that spell out the artist's name, HILL; crude images of a wild horse, a reindeer, or a giant serpent appearing in a nature primitive enough to provide the sets for a lunatic dramatization of the Edda; eruptions of rocks and trees that metamorphose before our eyes into breasts and phalluses.
What appear, at first glance, to be simply parts of leaves, plant stems, and stalks metamorphose, upon more sustained scrutiny, into flames and marine creatures.
With this type of agreement we continue to improve the prospects of our going forward strategy for the public holding company to metamorphose into a multifaceted holder of telecommunications and internet assets," states Smith.
Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and Its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid's Metamorphoses
The reference is to the first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses, where, in a world destroyed by the Flood, Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha create a new race of men.
Synopsis: In the pages of "The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity", Georges Vigarello (Research Director at the Ecole des Hautes Erudes en Sciences Sociales) maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to the present, paying particular attention to the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public health campaigns in shaping these views.
The National's Aaron Dessner commented: "We are very excited to explore the creative possibilities of the Metamorphoses project, setting the words of others to music and bringing communities together to fight poverty.
The aim of his analysis, as stated in the introduction, is broad and ambitious, namely 'to show how the Metamorphoses works as a piece of literature, to explore its poetics, as well as the ways in which questions of production and reception are reflected in the text' (v).
Based loosely on Jason and the Argonauts, About a Girl is the third book in McCarry's Metamorphoses trilogy.
Robinson is aware that applying this term to the Metamorphoses, many centuries before it becomes a literary phenomenon, might seem anachronistic, but she argues that both the Metamorphoses and Cien anos de soledad reveal a blending of the magical and the real; an intricate plotting of mythical worlds; and powerful storytelling.
The "geometric structure immediately disturbs the viewer's navigation of space, a sculpture that is based on the paths walked by the performers in the Metamorphoses series," was a large piece of patterned wood.