master plot


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master plot

A portion of a map or overlay on which are drawn the outlines of the areas covered by an air photographic sortie. Latitude and longitude, map, and sortie information are shown. See also sortie plot.
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LOS ANGELES -- With each step taken (forward or backward) in its intricately structured master plot, NBC's hit drama "This Is Us" risks losing another once-ardent fan.
The scope includes engineering studies, infrastructure planning and development for both of the polymer and glycol units, along with the aromatics complex, the COTC master plot plan and offsite utilities.
Lot 2: finishing work: sanding, coating, sanding finish, paint, pattern master plot, randomly shaped or models manufactured by DGA / TH.
Finally, the kinetic functions related to the decomposition stages of oligo(4-hdroxyquinoline) were carried out using master plot methods
Throughout this survey of Chabrillan's work, Mossman convincingly reads each novel both independently and as "a 'chapter' in a master plot whose narrative stakes far exceed those of the individual novels," namely, they move their author along "the trajectory of self-acceptance" (130).
The Houston-based firm had also completed a master plot study for the complex.
Advice Back on next three Group 1 starts Tryst John Hammond 4th, Ascot, June 16 It looks like master plot trainer Hammond has a future big-race winner on his hands on this evidence.
A lot of shrewdies putting him up as a Hughes master plot. They may be right.
("A very smart disguise in the blackout when you came to think of it!") But two Alabama Joes sauntered out and peed all over him, the inspector's master plot forcing him to be silent all the while.
For most classic, nineteenth-century novels, the initiatory excitement, the desire that brings narrative into being, is either ambition (what Brooks terms the "male" narrative) or the desire to marry (what we can call the "female" narrative, the "master plot" of Jane Austen's novels).
Is this a paid job that really means organising golf days, is it a master plot from Freddie to keep selling those number 9 shirts, or did Alan realise that suddenly he didn't have a ticket for home games any more?
For Brooks: "The enormous narrative production of the nineteenth century may suggest an anxiety at the loss of providential plots: the plotting of the individual or social or institutional life story takes on new urgency when one no longer can look to a sacred masterplot that organizes and explains the world." (1) Carol Mossman goes further than this and proposes that the master plot is itself such a production: "Confronted with the expanses of time undifferentiated, the human mind has, through religion and myth, reached out towards time's end, that is, toward an Apocalypse.

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