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to confine within a limited area

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Her subsequent choice to immure herself serves as an interesting example of the collocation of incest and anchoritic immurement contemporary with Hrotsvit of Gandersheim's dramatic reworking of the Lapsus et Converso Marie (Vita Sanctae Marie).
While authors in crisis often "write for the drawer," Held took to making pictures so large that the only way to store canvases after showing them in the few available spaces big enough--he once borrowed the vacant ground floor of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper--was to immure them in his upstate New York studio/barn.
If, like the Lady, the young protagonist Joan Foster is immured in a tower (of social convention and layers of fat), the adult Joan continues to immure herself by internalizing the Lady of Shalott as a figure of beauty whose doom is the lot of any woman who acts on her own desires.
In their travels the Blues see snowy egrets, great blue herons, laughing gulls, roseate terns, Atlantic puffins, American oystercatchers, magnificent frigate birds, sandpipers, Brandt's cormorant, brown pelicans, winter wrens, thick-billed immures, and common loons.
The concept is to allow blood and serum through the membrane pores and to get the signal of immune responses from the pores of the matrix to activate the body immures system in a continuous mode, measured and controlled either by sensors or by electronics devices.
Poa-Poa immures herself within the plaster walls she has coveted as an indicator of social success, while Su-Ling walks away from a marriage into an affluent family toward an uncertain future.
Wielding utter authority over the image even as he invests it with calculated ambiguity, Haneke makes Amour a film about confinement that immures its meanings along with its characters.
Chief among these are Frantz Fanon's Black Skins, White Masks (1952), George Lamming's The Pleasures of Exile (1960), and Edward Brathwaite's The Development of Creole Society in Jamaica (1971) and Contradictory Omens (1974) (7) In a review of Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival, Derek Walcott makes a point that is equally applicable here: "There is the real enigma: that the provincial, the colonial, can never civilize himself beyond his province, no matter how deeply he immures himself in the woods of a villa outside Rome or in the leafy lanes of Edwardian England.
The experience of reading the narrative, then, teaches the very dangerous lesson that Stuart learns as he immures himself in Manhattan On-Line and that Jan learns as she buries herself at her apartment desk--the seductive narcotic of information.
The negatively numbered Room -2 contains the models and maquettes of Godard's original conception, tricked out in little handmade boxes, and immures behind metal fencing totems and trinkets that were to be used in that initial installation.