The enemy that eats you is not the only one to be deceived; mimesis must also play its colour-tricks on him whom you have to eat.
Even Plato, the supposed father of idealism, does not make the mimesis absolutely unreal.
What they felt was not mimesis but “participation,” unity, and community.
Neither Plato nor Mr. Emerson recognizes any causative force in the mimesis.
Never, never in my life before did I dream that dramatic art, poetry, and mimesis could attain to such ideal splendour.
Now go and practice your mimesis in order to receive a welcome from the Anthophora or the Chalicodoma!
The habit of this mimesis of the thing desired, is set up, and ritual begins.
mimesis mi·me·sis (mĭ-mē'sĭs, mī-)
The appearance of symptoms of a disease not actually present, often caused by hysteria.
Symptomatic imitation of one organic disease by another.