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Lynching, then, works to confine African Americans in the same way as enforced visibility does: Both have as their effect "the imposition of an extreme corporeality," which is precisely what "define[s] .
The dot confines electrons to a region within a thin layer of a semiconductor or metal.
Isaac Newton, defining nature's forces in the stark confines of mathematical equations, spurned centuries of worship.
In Slonem's recent paintings, birds - symbols of the human soul - point to the need to create a space for the spiritual and to the increasingly narrow confines that it inhabits.
In other words, particles heap up on one side of the ring that confines them.