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perspective
used in The Host

3 meanings, 10 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
Look at it from her perspective
Definition
a particular way of seeing or thinking about things
  • Somehow, Ian was able to look at things from my perspective,
    Chapter 38 (1% in)
perspective = way of seeing and thinking about things
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I forced her to see it from my perspective: to see the threatening shapes inside the dirty jeans and light cotton shirts, brown with dust.
    Chapter 13 (18% in)
  • They would see another lie, and one so richly irresistible–the idea that the human could live on after implantation–so tempting to believe from their perspective, so insidious, that they would believe I was a Seeker more surely than if I claimed it.
    Chapter 13 (70% in)
  • But I'd never looked at the situation from the body's perspective before; no other planet had forced me to.
    Chapter 28 (75% in)
  • Somehow, Ian was able to look at things from my perspective, my alien perspective.
    Chapter 38 (1% in)
  • Then I, too, could consider their perspective.
    Chapter 41 (22% in)
  • The way you are valued here... Well, that don't make much sense when you look at it from humanity's perspective, either.
    Chapter 41 (41% in)

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2  —2 uses as in:
Keep it in perspective
Definition
a sensible view of a situation that considers its different parts in a balanced way
  • He'll gain some perspective while he's away.
    Chapter 20 (7% in)
perspective = a sensible view of a situation
  • ...he didn't seem to have as much perspective as older, better-traveled souls.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)

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3  —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
  • I constantly whipped my head around, searching for the fourth marker–a big dome-shaped peak with a missing piece, a curved absence scooped from its side that Melanie had only shown me this morning–as if the perspective would have changed from my last step.
    Chapter 11 (28% in)
perspective = view (appearance from where looking)
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