Once inside, masons immure
the woman into the foundation where she eventually dies amid her protests, curses, and pleas for mercy.
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.
The wizard Merlin, you may recall, would immure
himself for decades within a spider's web, or be last seen in the company of nubile witches, before emerging to utter his standard wisdom: "It is not as they have told you.
Although the painter tries to introject life itself into the painting and to immure
her alive in it, the portrait instead becomes an encryptment in which death rather than life is buried alive.
Sander, Lucianne Aquino, and Alan Panovich immure
themselves in a Plexiglas cylinder, the sound of their hot, bare feet suctioning against the plastic walls as strained, backbent bodies inch up on all fours and finally vault over.
The Packet claimed that Woodlock would immure
the poor in convent-like institutions.
Initially, isolation may immure
one from "the madness" of the herd, but ultimately it immures
one from all the exceptional evidence.
What turn him on are not their aesthetic qualities as unique configurations of language and form, but the tales they have to tell about the extraneous circumstances of their emergence, the pretexts they provide to expatiate on aspects of cultural and political history that immure
them in an alien world.
She hies home to Paphos, where she, means to immure
herself and not be seen', taking the flower with her - but leaving Shakespeare's poem behind.
What Mendonca demonstrates so potently is the psychic toll exacted by the elite's refusal to directly address Brazil's pervasive class imbalances, as the affluent immure
themselves in well-appointed spaces tricked out with surveillance cameras.
Of course, it is possible to immure
windows saving even more energy, but it is not a solution," Kulakauskas told the magazine Veidas.