[critical theory] The spectacle is a central notion in the Situationist theory developed by Guy Debord. Guy Debord`s 1967 book, The Society of the Spectacle, attempted to provide the Situationist International (SI) with a Marxian critical theory. The concept of "the spectacle" expanded to al...
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[disambiguation] A spectacle is an event that is memorable for the appearance it creates. Spectacle or spectacles may also refer to: ...
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[Noun] Something that catches the attention of people.
Example: She made a spectacle of herself when she drank too much at the office party.
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[n] - something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight) 2. [n] - an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale 3. [n] - a blunder that makes you look ridiculous
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Spec'ta·cle noun [ French, from Latin spectaculum , from spectare to look at, to behold, v. intens. from specere . See Spy .] 1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or ...
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1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of special notice; a remarkable or noteworthy sight; a show; a pageant; a gazingstock. 'O, piteous spectacle? O, bloody times!' (Shak) ... 2. A spy-glass; a looking-glass. 'Poverty a spect...
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noun a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of` yourself
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