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also es·thet·i·cize (ĕs-thĕt′ə-sīz′)
tr.v. aes·thet·i·cized, aes·thet·i·ciz·ing, aes·thet·i·ciz·es or es·thet·i·cized or es·thet·i·ciz·ing or es·thet·i·ci·zes
To depict in an idealized or artistic manner.


(iːsˈθɛtɪˌsaɪz; ɪs-) or


vb (tr)
make aesthetic
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Such witnessing may take place through works of art (enter Cueto and Roncagliolo), although Kaplan carefully distinguishes her understanding of the role of literature, film and other cultural production from a Caruth-derived view, often attacked on the grounds that it estheticizes trauma (see examples in Agamben 36, and LaCapra 183).
How do you answer the charge that the movie estheticizes dispossession?