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Analogy vs. Mimesis

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Analogynoun

A relationship of resemblance or equivalence between two situations, people, or objects, especially when used as a basis for explanation or extrapolation.

Mimesisnoun

The representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions, in literature and art.

Analogynoun

A resemblance of relations; an agreement or likeness between things in some circumstances or effects, when the things are otherwise entirely different. Thus, learning enlightens the mind, because it is to the mind what light is to the eye, enabling it to discover things before hidden.

Mimesisnoun

(biology) Mimicry.

Analogynoun

A relation or correspondence in function, between organs or parts which are decidedly different.

Mimesisnoun

(medicine) The appearance of symptoms of a disease not actually present.

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Analogynoun

Proportion; equality of ratios.

Mimesisnoun

(rhetoric) The rhetorical pedagogy of imitation.

Analogynoun

Conformity of words to the genius, structure, or general rules of a language; similarity of origin, inflection, or principle of pronunciation, and the like, as opposed to anomaly.

Mimesisnoun

(rhetoric) The imitation of another's gestures, pronunciation, or utterance.

Analogynoun

an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

Mimesisnoun

Imitation; mimicry.

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Analogynoun

drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect;

‘the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain’; ‘the models show by analogy how matter is built up’;

Mimesisnoun

the imitative representation of nature and human behavior in art and literature

Analogynoun

the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate

Mimesisnoun

any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease

Analogynoun

a comparison between one thing and another, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification

‘he interprets logical functions by analogy with machines’; ‘an analogy between the workings of nature and those of human societies’;

Mimesisnoun

the representation of another person's words in a speech

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Analogynoun

a correspondence or partial similarity

‘the syndrome is called deep dysgraphia because of its analogy to deep dyslexia’;

Mimesis

Mimesis (; Ancient Greek: μίμησις, mīmēsis) is a term used in literary criticism and philosophy that carries a wide range of meanings, including imitatio, imitation, nonsensuous similarity, receptivity, representation, mimicry, the act of expression, the act of resembling, and the presentation of the self.The original Ancient Greek term mīmēsis (μίμησις) derives from mīmeisthai (μιμεῖσθαι, 'to imitate'), itself coming from mimos (μῖμος, 'imitator, actor'). In ancient Greece, mīmēsis was an idea that governed the creation of works of art, in particular, with correspondence to the physical world understood as a model for beauty, truth, and the good.

Analogynoun

a thing which is comparable to something else in significant respects

‘works of art were seen as an analogy for works of nature’;

Analogynoun

a process of arguing from similarity in known respects to similarity in other respects

‘argument from analogy’;

Analogynoun

a process by which new words and inflections are created on the basis of regularities in the form of existing ones.

Analogynoun

the resemblance of function between organs that have a different evolutionary origin.

Analogy

Analogy (from Greek ἀναλογία, analogia, , from ana- [also , ] + logos [also ]) is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analog, or source) to another (the target), or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process. In a narrower sense, analogy is an inference or an argument from one particular to another particular, as opposed to deduction, induction, and abduction, in which at least one of the premises, or the conclusion, is general rather than particular in nature.

‘proportion’; ‘upon, according to’; ‘against’; ‘anew’; ‘ratio’; ‘word, speech, reckoning’;

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