Sheppard claims that the "foregrounding [of] poetic devices and prose conventions" can "unframe
" the text in its new context.
Es decir, se dice que unframe
recibe un trato positivo si se habla del tema o explicacion de manera elogiosa.
Edited by Jan Cronin and Simone Drichel, Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame proposes fresh or refreshed angles of approach to Janet Frame's oeuvre which, in their accumulation, work less to frame than to unframe
Frame from the smothering bag of unself-critical (biographical, nationalist, social-realist) criticism.
The standing things along the Neva fell by light I had a strong feeling, as if film were there, of black and white The Neva groaned where the water flowed A yellow tug crackled and icicles hung from the metal tendrils of all that was most A silence keeping to itself encrusted trucks A film of battleships - or no, a room That was the thing What is a thing By thing I mean object, subject, event, scene, situation, or even milieu, like the numbers 202 or 17, as when we say, the thing is January will be cold, or, it's a good thing I have a map There's nowhere to get lost - or no, there's nowhere to be found But Zina wanted me to know a place She meant, for example, my bed for the best A place to hear between A place to unframe
, and deconceptualize our sexuality..." and later suggests that if we as readers do not respond to these scenes it is because we have not left ourselves sufficiently open to them.
Instead, she unframes
the work, to unmask its dynamism, to call attention to its force as an uncategorizable, deeply complicated construction.
Rae goes on to argue that the poet-novelists hold their narratives together through a series of devices that provide a narrative framework; these frames, however, also simultaneously point out their artificial and subjective nature, thus providing the narrative with a frame that unframes
The Bakers do not ask how one differentiates between good and bad, or authentic and inauthentic frames; they seem to a ssume that, since quilting is authentic, the very authenticity of its frame unframes
it--that the authentic frame of a quilter is not really a frame at all, and what one can call the narrative frame of the story cannot be a frame since Mama, who narrates the story, is incapable of framing: "The mother's cognition contains no categories for framed art" (163-64).