metamorphosis is running at Lincoln Center, 63rd Street and 9th Avenue, until January 11, 2015.
He wanted a model to be able to produce his metamorphosis, which is why he showed her in so many different ways.
The theme of the spread is described in an oblique caption as “metamorphosis.”
It has been, for Dobbs, a Kafka-like metamorphosis from WASPy establishmentarian to angry-populist cockroach.
Here was this person who was having a renaissance or a metamorphosis and seemed really joyous.
The metamorphosis of these men could not have been more complete.
Venus herself is not the more comforted by this metamorphosis.
The moult, which precedes their metamorphosis, constitutes a crisis, as with the caterpillars of Lepidoptera.
Even the undemonstrative Wanaha exclaimed at the metamorphosis.
I have been here but four days, yet I find she has already heard of my metamorphosis.
1530s, "change of form or shape," especially by witchcraft, from Latin metamorphosis, from Greek metamorphosis "a transforming, a transformation," from metamorphoun "to transform, to be transfigured," from meta- "change" (see meta-) + morphe "form" (see Morpheus). Biological sense is from 1660s. As the title of Ovid's work, late 14c., Metamorphoseos, from Latin Metamorphoses (plural).
metamorphosis met·a·mor·pho·sis (mět'ə-môr'fə-sĭs)
n. pl. met·a·mor·pho·ses (-sēz')
A marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function. Also called transformation.
A change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development after the embryonic stage. Metamorphosis includes, in insects, the transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and a caterpillar into a butterfly and, in amphibians, the changing of a tadpole into a frog.
A usually degenerative pathological change in the structure of a particular body tissue.
Dramatic change in the form and often the habits of an animal during its development after birth or hatching. The transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and of a tadpole into an adult frog are examples of metamorphosis. The young of such animals are called larvae.
A change in an animal as it grows, particularly a radical change, such as the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly.