Imitation has a base cause and baser effects.
Amazon carries many brands that specialize in imitation leather.
London is an “imitation” of the Roman satirist Juvenal’s third satire.
Content designed for children should ensure that care is taken to discourage imitation of techniques, experiments and so forth.
If good imitation does exist, its home is not among the arts.
This cannot be achieved by a slavish imitation of classical models.
The Sophist looks into imitation in order to define what a Sophist is.
Later writers have viewed the mechanisms of imitation as those of social learning.
You engage in the act of imitation in order to produce an imitation.
Mirroring in humans has also been implicated in imitation and imitation learning.
Some imitation is clearly involved, especially in infancy, in the learning process, but proportionately this is hardly significant.
Thus category II is not a domain of imitation, and the table in a painting is not the “imitation of an imitation.”
Plato's interpreters sometimes play up the passages in which he seems to counter the Republic's anti-poetic comments with hopeful assessments of imitation.
It was large, decorated in garish colors, and furnished with imitation Chippendale furniture and an imitation fireplace containing imitation coals.
It is argued that if this model is correct, then “human imitation is not only a channel, but also a product of cultural inheritance” (Catmur et al. 2009: 2376), since imitation not only takes part in cultural inheritance, it is shaped by it as well.
The feminist philosopher Judith Butler writes: “Gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original; in fact, it is a kind of imitation that produces the very notion of the original as an effect and consequence of the imitation itself.”
Literary criticism also attracted attention; Gian Vincenzo Gravina, Vico, Maffei, Muratori, and several others, while continuing to advocate the imitation of the classics, realized that such imitation should be cautious and thus anticipated critical standpoints that were later to come into favour.
Leila, a journalist so talented she has won a Pulitzer prize, resents the superficiality of her profession: “Reporting was imitation life, imitation expertise, imitation worldliness, imitation intimacy; mastering a subject only to forget it, befriending people only to drop them.”
means of rendering the most terrifying events pleasant to gentle minds is the imitation by art, on the stage, on the canvas, and in marble, since an inner consciousness that we have an imitation and nothing genuine before our eyes moderates the strength of the objective disgust and, as it were, elevates the subjective side of the representation.
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- not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
- the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
- something copied or derived from an original
- copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
- a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
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