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Frames and framing


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Introduction

The frame seems to be an almost inevitable feature of human experience. Whatever we do, we tend to frame it in one way or another - actions that seem perfectly natural in one setting are hideously inappropriate in another - each situation can be seen as a frame giving a context to an action. In order to appreciate theatrical plays or opera properly, you have to employ what has been called the suspension of disbelief - you know what you're seeing isn't real, isn't real life, but that doesn't stop you experiencing the play imaginatively as if it was. This is often how frames operate.


Magritte


Empire of Lights


La Condition Humaine
The classic Magritte framing picture.



L'assassin Menace
when not using frames explicitly, Magritte would frequently use other sorts of frame to point out, often unusual, incompatible features.


Le Sihcle des Lumihres



Return


The Human Condition, 1935



The Surprise Answer


La Grande Famiglia 1963



Souvenir da un Viaggio


The Surprise Answer

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Preparation

Consider.

Prepare.


Main Text

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