Anti-mimesis is a philosophical position that holds the direct opposite of Aristotelian mimesis. Its most notable proponent is Oscar Wilde, who opined in his 1889 essay The Decay of Lying that, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”
….. as I often say to myself (not).
This is one of my favourite pictures that hangs in our house.
Not-so-little Monster has everyone organised into doing what he wants except for being fed every time he shouts. We are now immune to his nagging.
Monster almost appears thinner. I would even go so far as to say the incredible weight seems less. If he is really starving he goes and finds himself a couple of rabbits, a small bird and some mice for dessert.
Monster still likes a cardboard box.
He finds them, well, restful.
Dear Monster – I feel he has been with us forever.
And Lambie has decided he has forgiven me and returned to his house for some of his speshul carrots, that he was given by Transition Turriefield to cheer him up.