Translation of pathetic fallacy in Spanish:

pathetic fallacy

falacia patética, n.

noun

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    falacia patética feminine
    • Literary critics call it the pathetic fallacy: just as there's no such thing as a lonely mountain, there can be no such thing as a ‘selfish gene’.
    • Of late he had a deeper understanding of pathetic fallacy as Ruskin had called it.
    • No pathetic fallacy here, nature remains impervious to human crises.
    • This is not quite what Ruskin called the pathetic fallacy, that conviction of fellow-feeling between men and nature; it's more like the demonic fallacy.
    • I question this, taking it to be nothing more than idle pathetic fallacy.
    • Such intelligence prevents any recourse to the pathetic fallacy.
    • It is the pathetic fallacy made literal - Winston's thoughts really do appear in the world, are indistinguishable from it.
    • The room had darkened, as if obeying the laws of pathetic fallacy.
    • Wordsworth in particular used the pathetic fallacy with great seriousness, not as a decorative device, but its use declined after Ruskin's formulation.
    • Of course, thinking that the daffodils were actually extending a welcome to me is a pathetic fallacy.