Your trust in the independent scholar increases as you read the article and come across a beautifully constructed sentence that carries you further along:
While futurism discarded mimetic representation in favor of fragmentation and wordplay, and symbolism depicted objects as vehicles to a higher sphere, acmeism espoused a poetics of palpability and precision: the acmeist poet depicts the earthly object with heightened clarity, attempting to view it as if for the first time, like Adam.
From Kirsten Blythe Painter, “Acmeism” in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics. Informing in a beautiful fashion.
And so for day 982