through-line

through-line

n
chiefly Austral and US and Canadian a theme or idea that runs from the beginning to the end of a book, film, etc
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Her interest in female heroines from history and religion would become the through-line of her career.
The fillips come together to create a single architectural through-line from the 18th floor all the way down to the street.
The film's Lebanese connection also includes Academy Award-winning composer Gabriel Yared (The English Patient), who scored the presented in segments directed by some of the world's leading animators and a through-line narrative written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King).
There's a distinct through-line in terms of old-school lines and sensibility, too.
My career has touched on a lot of technology opportunities and I wanted to draw a through-line across my experiences to illustrate how the high-tech work Lifemap Solutions is doing in the mHealth space is pertinent to monetisation opportunities across the region's broadcast, media and content sectors.
This feeling becomes a through-line, connecting the disparate sentiments such as the longing-filled "Just put your arms around me, tell me everything's OK'' and the defiant "Break my bones but you won't see me fall.
That's the through-line with each of these artists: the potential.
Do you feel like there's a sort of through-line, or central theme to your work?
From owning and operating indie record stores, to working with iconic venues like The Knitting Factory and City Winery, to re-launching Polaroid -- the consistent through-line is a passion for creating a reverse tug-of-war between creativity and commerce, pulling together symbiotically what many regard as opposing forces," said David Bias.
Directed by Brian Deedrick, the subtly nuanced production included lively dance scenes depicting the rivalry between the two warring tribes in microcosm, as well as an artfully woven visual through-line underscoring the principals' fateful love triangle.
But there's a terrific through-line in the movie that no one really talks about.
There] is no action, no narrative through-line to tether the reader, except perhaps for the exquisitely rendered city of Chicago itself, where the book takes place.