enframement


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enframement

(ɪnˈfreɪmmənt)
n
(Architecture) elements that surround a door or window
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What I am drawing attention to is the way the movie screen itself, shaped like a monlith, permits the enframement to be, literally, framed.
I don't think this preoccupation is just a matter of mimicking a rhetoric of enframement that has been an overriding condition of painting since the rise of the easel picture.
Eliciting the tradition of the folk novel, this story of murder--what Ralph Ellison would place under the heading of "Negro misfortune" (102)--is a frame narrative that magnifies the narrative leitmotiv: modes of enframement.