The Reiteration Of The Monstrous Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Reiteration Of The Monstrous
An analysis of how our language and culture reiterates and perpetuates representations of the "monstrous" with reference to blackness and disability.
# 141880 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Sociology (General)


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The paper relates that it is a commonplace in movies of the horror genre, when the evil has been defeated and the narrative's denouement realized, to find the film concluding with the startling (or not) reappearance of the evil that had been thought destroyed. The paper discusses how descriptive language of disability was invoked to criticize the Bush Administration's response to Hurricane Katrina; "blind", "deaf" and "lame". The paper looks at how Titchkosky observes that "Disability is made viable as a metaphor to express only that which is unwanted and that which is devastatingly inept" (Titchkosky 5). This paper explores the significance of how, even in the 21st century, our language and culture reiterates and perpetuates representations of the "monstrous" with reference to Blackness and Disability.

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"It is a commonplace in movies of the horror genre, when the evil has been defeated and the narrative's denouement realized, to find the film concluding with the startling (or not) reappearance of the evil that had been thought destroyed. Reading Tanya Titchkosky's Introduction, to "Reading and Writing Disability Differently", provokes a similar response with regard to how she was surprised to find the descriptive language of disability invoked to criticize the Bush Administration's response to Hurricane Katrina as "blind", "deaf" and "lame". As Titchkosky observes:..."

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