Related to estheticize: aestheticize


Variant of aestheticize.
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Although some media outlets do exploit the lives of celebrities, accidents and natural catastrophes, terrorist attacks, and economic crises from an overtly sensationalistic angle, we must recognize that not all reports and news that represent and communicate emotional content are a priori sensationalistic--even though most of them estheticize and politicize the emotional meanings of those events (Rosas, 2015).
Both images possess a power of directing the further course of the narrative, as the prevalent discourses in both stories are inevitably conditioned by the moments when the need to estheticize the object of love reaches its peak.
These lines inevitably bring to mind Theodor Adorno's famous dictum "To write a poem after Auschwitz is barbaric." For Adorno it was obscene to attempt to estheticize the horror of the concentration camp and any attempt to impose artistic coherence on such monstrosity was as barbaric as the crime itself.
traveler's gaze, while the traveler tends to estheticize the
They could supply the cultural forms necessary to estheticize the separation and give it character and authenticity.
His protagonist Edouard is so anguished by Olivier's suicidal attempt and Boris' death, that he refuses to estheticize these events as novelistic material (1246).
Krupat, for instance, points out that when "literary people estheticize science, accuracy and authenticity are inevitably lost in some degree; when anthropologists scientize art, its charm, force, beauty are inevitably lost in some degree." He praised the translations of several scholars and concluded with a prediction, "that the current conditions of possibility for the translation of Native American song and story are decidedly hopeful."
The one is Fantasia, a profound portrayal of Algerian history as seen by a woman and entwined with her biography, a work with an outstanding style that does not estheticize the cruel facts and still is a poetic account of the ambiguity of human perception.
(Conspiracy theory could be applied to the membership of every art movement in history.) With Cop Sculpture, in the absence of any actual sculpture to deem good or bad, we witnessed the construction of conspiracy, or of conspiracies--the initial conspiracy to estheticize evidence of crime, and the encompassing conspiracy between Tobier and Byfield, and between them and us.
In the '20s, Man Ray and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy viewed the photogram as a means of subverting the mechanicity of photography because it provided a means of creating a photograph without the technological eye of the camera; Fuss exploits it more for its capacity to estheticize, to transform objects and substances into ghostly and ephemeral silhouettes of the "real."
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).