claustration


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claustration

(klɔːˈstreɪʃən)
n
the act of confining to a small space (usually a cloister)
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Marriage with Fyne was certainly a change but only to another kind of claustration.
met this young man prior to her severe claustration, we must conclude
Le vice-president d'Ennahdha, Abdelhamid Jelassi, a affirme, lundi, que son mouvement n'est plus celui des annees 70 et 80, expliquant que l'enfant en croissance voit sa personnalite evoluer dans la maturite ' et ajoutant que la situation d'alors etait differente de celle d'aujourd'hui car il y a une difference entre la claustration et la liberte et entre la clandestinite et la democratie, selon ses dires.
The French Revolution, which dissolved and secularized religious establishments, made claustration impossible and hastened the transformation.
Dans sa communication << Se partager les lieux : les affres du couple moderne chez Jean-Philippe Toussaint >>, Lidia Cotea (Universite de Bucarest, Roumanie) a etabli de subtiles connexions entre la claustration dans l'espace de l'intimite et la quete identitaire de certains personnages problematiques, profondement marques par le tourbillon de plus en plus depersonnalisant de la vie moderne.
The early images of her at the villa reinforce this atmosphere of claustration, and the reader's first glimpse of Nedjma herself also conveys this sense of constraint:
It is through this literary persona that she authorises the social and religious judgements necessary to represent the convent as a place of punishment and suffering, and proposes her contrapasso for those responsible for forced claustration and its consequences.
Abigail's claustration is portrayed as a response to violence and disorder.
La repetition est toutefois necessaire a l'archive en vue de l'accumulation et de la capitalisation de la memoire, mais elle peut egalement constituer sa mort, sa claustration comme 'violence archivale' ou comme 'conservateur' (DERRIDA, 2001, p.
In the final chapter, "Contesting the Boundaries of Enclosure," Strocchia takes on the ever popular topic of nuns' imagined licentiousness and the challenges of claustration.
A Benedictine nun, forced into claustration and pressured to take vows that constrained her to a life-long imprisonment in the convent of Sant' Anna in Venice, Tarabotti wrote early feminist denunciations of patriarchy.
In The Melodramatic Imagination, Peter Brooks shows how both melodrama and Gothic are equally 'preoccupied with nightmare states, with claustration and thwarted escape, with innocence buried alive and unable to voice its claim to recognition'.