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chiaroscuro
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
art:  a painting technique that skillfully contrasts light and shadow
  • Not that Mr. Wakem had not other sons beside Philip; but toward them he held only a chiaroscuro parentage, and provided for them in a grade of life duly beneath his own.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (97% in)

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