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Animal Farm a fable (1945) by George Orwell which consists of a satire on Russian Communism as it developed under Stalin. The animals of the farm, led by the pigs, revolt against the cruel farmer, ...
anthropology

anthropology  

In philosophical usage, a general theory of human nature, sometimes thought to be the necessary foundation of history and all social sciences. The philosophy of anthropology considers such issues as ...
écorché

écorché  

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(Fr.: ‘flayed’).A representation of a figure with the skin removed, displaying the muscles. Drawings, prints, and statues of such figures, both human and animal (horses were particularly popular), ...
execution

execution  

1 The process of carrying out a sentence of death imposed by a court. See also capital punishment.2 The completion of the formalities necessary for a written document to become legally valid. In the ...
Galen

Galen  

(129–199),Greek physician. He attempted to systematize the whole of medicine, making important discoveries in anatomy and physiology. His works became influential in Europe when retranslated from ...
humours

humours  

In medieval science and medicine, the four chief fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, yellow bile (choler), and black bile (melancholy), that were thought to determine a person's physical and mental ...
morphology

morphology  

1. (linguistics) The study of the internal structure of words: see also morpheme; compare syntax.2. More generally, the study of the forms of things, as in Propp's Morphology of the Folktale (1928): ...
nature

nature  

See anatomy and physiology; animals (various entries); anthropology; astronomy; body; botany; climate; constellations; earthquakes; ecology; embryology; famine; geography; gynaecology; landscapes; ...
physiognomy

physiognomy  

1. The physical appearance of one's face.2. The assessment of someone's character or personality from their face and other external bodily features.
primitive

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Type of architecture mnemonic of the very beginning, the earliest, original, crude, or fundamental. Suggested by roughness and squatness (as in the primitive Doric from Paestum with its exaggerated ...
William Rimmer

William Rimmer  

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(b Liverpool, 20 Feb. 1816; d South Milford, Mass., 20 Aug. 1879).English-born American sculptor, painter, teacher, and writer. His family emigrated when he was a small child and eventually settled ...

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