Letters from Igniza

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The many Pictures of What is Pictured in One Whole Picture

Did you get the picture? This is just a title alone. It’s probably hard to imagine so. However, this is a remark that could be almost obvious to understand.

To me, “picture” is a flexible terminology of use to describe something.

Picture

NOUN 1. A painting or drawing; 1.1 A Photograph; 1.2 A portrait; 1.3 An image on a television screen; 1.4 A cinema film; 1.5 The cinema. 2. An impression of something formed from a description. 3. archaic A person or thing resembling another closely.

VERB [with object] 1. Represent in a photograph or picture; 1.1 Describe in a certain way; 1.2 Form a mental image of.

(Source from Oxford Dictionary)

Pictures are taken. Picture and point taken.
We often see a variations of physical pictures such as photos we see, drawings of all kinds and films illuminated in motion. These things are considered art, entertainment or even mementos of the past.

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The Word, Quixotic

Quixotic is out of this world.

Its meaning is “exceedingly idealistic, unrealistic, and impractical” (from Oxford dictionary). It is unique. It is exotic. It is all in one word that it lingers questions and underlying contradictions.

This word came from the Spanish novel called ‘Don Quixote’. Although I didn’t read the book, one day I will if… But I did look up and stood beside the monument in Madrid once.  A story about a man with the obsessions of chivalry and falls in demise like any so-called hero would.
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