Difference between revisions of "Captation"
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Origin of the Term
Imaginary Effects of the Specular Image
- On the one hand, it conveys the sense of "captivation," thus expressing the fascinating, seductive power of the image.
- On the other hand, the term also conveys the idea of "capture," which evokes the more sinister power of the image to imprison the subject in a disabling fixation.