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locutory

A place for conversation; esp. the parlor of a monastic establishment.
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In Norwich, such a path could be perceived in the corridor connecting the Locutory to the Visitor Centre.
The new subdivision provides for inter- locutory review of a determination that a property has been inordinately burdened.
In relation to the value of context and intent, Derrida states that "one of [the] essential elements [is] the conscious presence of the intention of the speaking subject for the totality of his locutory acts.
A spatial element, the bars of Sor Juana's locutory accentuate the dynamics of freedom and containment, essence versus appearance, and also influence those aspects of the narrative central to the film's treatment of gender.
Notably, the vicereine first mentions the bars of the locutory to explain her transgression of protocol, which would prohibit outside visitors in private quarters.
As the scene begins, we encounter the "jailed" Sor Juana, viewed behind the omnipresent bars of the locutory as she reads Vieira's sermon.