derivativeness


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derivativeness

(dɪˈrɪvətɪvnəs)
n
the quality of being derivative
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If you've forgotten the details of the previous part, worry not, 'Death Cure' will remind you of details that your brain may have dumped because of the film's derivativeness, as well as the longer time it took for this finale to be released-production stopped after O'Brien was injured during filming.
Or, refining to show various degrees and styles of derivativeness, such as "part adapted for" (another instrument), "orchestration of," "reduced orchestra version of," "piano reduction of," "reorchestration of," "adapted for" (a different instrumentation), or even "reconstruction of," "re-creation of," "inspired by," "restyling of.
For the some scholars this derivativeness represents a pernicious complicity with imperial power, while for others it merely reveals the necessary and historically determined predicament of anticolonial resistance.
As in the case of other students of Janacek's of the same age (Bretislav Bakala, Osvald Chlubna), they acknowledged Haas's invention and craftsmanship, yet took issue with his compositional derivativeness, "hackneyed polyphony", which deprived the piece of freshness and airiness.
To Shakespeare's contemporaries, however, derivativeness was not a dirty word.
Chapter three discusses Charlotte Smith's frequent novelistic use of copying, repetition, and imitation--often criticized as derivativeness or even literary theft--as a kind of knowing rebellion against her exclusion from the literary canon: "Smith's quotative practice thus imbeds within the form of her novels her exile not only from the literary community, but from literary history more broadly.
With an overemphasis of technique that was usually conspicuous in its derivativeness and little engagement with the issues of race and politics, a sense of South African reality did not arise from the experience of the writing.
I could not help but feel that such valuation finds its root in the modern critical language of originality and derivativeness that also occasionally crops up in Hamlin's text--a terminology that scholars such as Terence Cave (The Cornucopian Text, [Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979], 76-77), Michel Jeanneret [A Feast of Words [English edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991], 270-75), and, more recently, Gregory Machacek ("Allusion," PMLA 122.
Each being, as a unity, possesses a plurality-implying perfection--formed by the special derivativeness of the plural from the original unity: the plural is in agreement with its source in a way which corresponds to its origin, and hence is "expression" of its origin by an agreement which it owes to its origin.
It quickly became evident that Cleverly seemed most confident when lost in his band's music, so it's handy that Cymbals didn't fall into the trap of derivativeness that many bands affiliated with their choice of genre sadly do.
Larsen's defeat stemmed in part from the stubborn persistence of popular assumptions about the derivativeness of African American achievement.