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in·scape

 (ĭn′skāp′)
n.
The essential, distinctive, and revelatory quality of a thing: "Here is the inscape, the epiphany, the moment of truth" (Madison Smartt Bell).

inscape

(ˈɪnskeɪp)
n
(Philosophy) the essential inner nature of a person, an object, etc
[C19: from in-2 + -scape, as in landscape; coined by Gerard Manley Hopkins]
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In "Catching Fire: 'The Windhover,"' Helen Vendler distinguishes between the ways in which the poem's speaker observes the bird in the octave but inscapes it in the sestet, undergoing "the exhilaration of suddenly inscaping the bird into a single complex gestalt." The essay vividly analyzes the "sudden transfiguring of the world into intelligibility--brought about by a stunning fusion of sense [and] intellectual imagination." Provocatively, and counter to generations of Hopkins critics, Vendler suggests how and why the poem does not culminate in "a theological and redemptive tableau." Vendler's particular discussion of "species-manifestation" in "The Windhover" complements Julia F.
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If we are to feed 11 billion, he says, we must also change the way we think by transforming our "inscapes." That's because he believes so much of what is unsustainable about current human activity stems from an incorrect but prevailing mental paradigm that equates consumption with happiness.
As Hopkins writes in his journal about an ash tree cut down in his garden, "I heard the sound and looking out and seeing it maimed there came at that moment a great pang and I wished to die and not see the inscapes of the world destroyed any more." As I watched the mantas soaring in the "dapple-dawn-drawn" water at 7:30 a.m., I could hear--in the recesses of my mind--a ray slapping its fins on a fiberglass deck, a club bashing the brain and head fins, then a machete slicing off its wings.
Progressing from earthly beauty, from particular "inscapes" to God, the priest-poet finds the One ablaze in the many; through variegated and transient beauty he rises to Immutable Beauty.
If one does not show care or concern for the inscapes of beings without capacities for self-reflection, one is not worthy of unqualified concern for the flourishing of one' s own inscape.
For example, Mariani describes Hopkins's view from a road in Horsham: "the clouds, the inscapes of trees ...
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