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perspective
used in Atlas Shrugged

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Look at it from her perspective
Definition
a particular way of seeing or thinking about things
  • Then, as if a single, sudden blow to his brain blasted a moment's shift of perspective, he felt an immense astonishment at what he was doing here and why.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (44% in)
perspective = way of seeing and thinking about things
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2  —1 use as in:
a perspective of the entire block
Definition
a view — often stressing that the view is different from a view from another location
  • Rearden stood at the window of his office, his hand pressed to the pane; in the perspective of distance, his hand covered half a mile of structures, as if he were trying to hold them.
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (65% in)
perspective = view (appearance from where looking)
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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • The horror she felt was only a brief stab, like the wrench of a switching perspective: she grasped that the objects she had thought to be human were not.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (47% in)
  • Rearden had not moved to bend over the prints, but sat looking down at them with grave attentiveness, as if, from the perspective of distance, he were discovering something about them which he had not known.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (76% in)
  • She was looking at the same rocks from the same perspective, they had grown no larger, their shadows had not moved, and the oddly unnatural light still hung over the bottom of the valley.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (98% in)

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