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The spareness of this setting need not be wholly attributed to the poverty of the congregation, however.
This spareness and expressive coloration are central to the modernist aura of his works, along with the mysteriously gendered tensions and awkwardnesses that are evoked by his figures' spatial positioning, poses, and typical lack of expression.
Because of this spareness, the focus was upon the words and the actors.
Trauma is registered against Hemingway's restrained forms and sentences, vital other to the spareness and clarity of the stories.
Boyd says the set's spareness rightfully focuses attention on the actors.
The spareness of that curving line, of function finding its form of motion, defined the beauty of the site.
With her own poetic accomplishment as well as her deep familiarity with the French language, Hacker's resonant English renderings of Khoury-Ghata's French convey what the poet intends--the feel of an expansive Arabic sensibility speaking through the relative spareness and precision of French.
This is characteristic of Aslan's speech: the musicality, the commands, the use of the verb "to be," the rhetorical use of repetition, the sense of living nature, the unadorned spareness, the power of naming, and the primacy of love.
Similarly, a winter squirrel bouncing down his "empire of branches" to a "peg of tears" contains at once the blueprint of the nature poem, a reference to football or tennis, and a Grecian spareness to become a "new rule" for the endurance of relationships:
In the past, his music has focused on simplicity, with a Zen-like spareness of form; however, in this new release he indulges in overdubbing and other Western tricks to make his sound more grandiose, with the end result being an album that is rich, full, and quite enjoyable.
The exception is the spareness of the formal economy in Pamela Zoline's "The Heat Death of the Universe.
A reader coming to the novel unaware of Green's age could discern that it is a youthful work only by two features: the age of the schoolboy protagonist, and the fullness of literary effects and devices, which Green never approached again, as he began to pare down the apparatus of fiction to achieve his mature spareness.
Farkas helps refute many of the misconceptions about procedural discourse brought on by the lure of minimalism's spareness.