Friday, May 16, 2014

Resources for May 16, 2014




Dialogic Cinephilia archives:


Angier, Natalie. "Abstract Thoughts? The Body Takes Them Literally." The New York Times (February 2, 2010)


Merriam-Webster Word-of-the-Day

eidetic \eye-DET-ik\

adjective: marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall especially of visual images

EXAMPLES

Thanks to her eidetic memory, Kirsten was able to recall every last detail of what happened that night, including the colors of each person's outfit.

"Jason Bateman, making his feature directing debut after directing episodes of his 'Arrested Development' series, plays an adult who uses a loophole to enter a spelling bee and whose eidetic memory all but guarantees he will win if he chooses." — From a movie review by Duane Dudek in the Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee), March 27, 2014

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