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surround

A decorative element or structure around a doorway, fireplace, or window; for example, see arch surround, banded surround, door surround, fireplace surround, Gibbs surround, window surround.
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Significantly, such a process mimics the effect of film editing, which takes unrelated "shots" and then edits them into a sequence that creates the effect of time passing and events happening, of something beginning, continuing, and either persisting or denying, but only within the prior "enframement" of the screen.
Under this modernizing regime, interior phenomena of thought and desire are not monitored but external shows, performances, and public discourses are intensely policed, "In Thailand, modernity rests on the fetishism of appearances, on the demand for a signifying surface, and on a representational politics in which the processes of enframement are repressed." (Morris 2000, p.
The land is scaped, first and foremost, through bodily movement, not through static enframement. The landscape was an arena of activity (including the political activity that generates the political landscape) before it was enclosed and appropriated by the privileged classes as scenery.
Refiguring the past as a unified, undifferentiated moment in the culture, this intolerance blurs the sense of plurality from history; denying a sense of difference, this refiguration enframes history in such a way as to gain the culture's spontaneous approval of that particular enframement. Arac also points out that "for most American cultural intellectuals, these problems [of independence] were posed ...
The tomb's architectural enframement, 1548 to 1558, is by Philibert de l'Orme (1505-70); the priants, transis, and reliefs are primarily by Pierre Bontemps (c.