However, one of connecting tissues is the reappearance of the figurative eagle in the film.
She makes Pop Art-inspired figurative collages of dogs, with their heads cocked cutely and their eyes impossibly wide open.
In both literal and figurative terms, Charlie Crist is watching which way the wind blows.
late 14c., from Old French figuratif "metaphorical," from Late Latin figurativus, from figurat-, past participle stem of figurare "to form, shape," from figura "a shape, form, figure" (see figure (n.)). Of speech, language, etc., "involving figures of speech," from 1845. Related: Figuratively.