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Keckley's reference to Ames and to the type of punctum "A Stylish Black Woman" had offered her would have seriously compromised her goal to present herself as a self-reliant American citizen and as Mary Lincoln's confidante.
The uncanny (28) emergence of the phantasmagoria of suicide constitutes a punctum which is neither a detail nor a temporal category, though intimately related to both.
A construction worker in the area had a single wound on his buttock that resembled a deep abscess with a punctum.
Stadium is the context of a photograph, everything the piece refers to outside itself; punctum is the striking element within the composition that transcends context and makes the work memorable.
By contrast, the "bull's eye" appearance of a tick bite is centered directly on the punctum.
Barthes alludes to the punctum, the unplanned element of the photograph which "pricks" the viewer, when he discusses a photograph of a condemned man:
Punctum physicum si dicas actuale et praeter simplicitatem omnimode determinatum, quaedam monades huius universi sunt puncta physica, nempe quarum ex aggregato extensum"; Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Metaphysica (Halle, 1739).
In motore caelesti est in potntia activa, sicut in manu quae potest movere in punctum E, F, C, et alios innumeros; non tamen movit.
Floating without any anchor in the studium area, the portrait of the great-grandmother offers a single punctum which shoots out from the painting, the poignant look of her eyes, which "pricks" and "bruises" Dicey, piercing us too like an arrow, and finally reaching Clytie, who says: "The most profound, the most moving sight in the world must be a face.
There is also a fascinating essay on "Beckett and Barthes" (whom Blau also met in Paris), exploring "The Punctum, the Pensum, and the Dream of Love.
The device, known as a punctum plug, automatically delivers the correct amount of postoperative medication in patients, potentially solving the issue of poor compliance with self-administering eye drops.
45-47) A negative finding where no fluorescein is observed indicates an obstruction, which may be anywhere from the punctum to the valve of Hasner.