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Synonyms for foreground

Synonyms for foreground

the part of a scene that is near the viewer

(computer science) a window for an active application

move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

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However, the way in which it foregrounded its mechanisms of aura production and glamorization can still be seen as exemplary.
According to Russian formalist scholars working at the beginning of the last century, the purpose of art and literature is to defamiliarize the familiar, and by defamiliarizing a work of art or a text we make it stand out from the norm--it becomes foregrounded.
It is easy to see how this concept is employed in the visual arts and, by analogy, how the notion of a figure equates to the linguistically foregrounded elements of texts.
Bypassing the official, foregrounded musical texts in favor of those traditionally supporting and background, they begin to expose a context, a whole musical epistemology.
The "house" is a facade, and as such it fronts for the facingness foregrounded in Arbus's other photographs.