The "non-man" is often represented as an animalized
human, that is, a human in the form of a beast whose sole identity is that it is "killable." Geller calls this the "Jew-Animal," and he devotes his book, as he says, to showing how Jewish-identified authors in modern German-speaking territories--he devotes most of his pages to Heinrich Heine and Franz Kafka--substitute the "Jew-as-Animal" for the "Jew-Animal." (27)
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Apparently, Gulliver is well aware of this problem, since he continues to imagine himself animalized
in the eyes of the Brobdingnagians.
In all these forms of expression the figure of the black emerges as that of an inferior, animalized
, servile being; and the Jew emerges as the enemy of humanity, identified with the incarnation of the devil, with the 'Antichrist'.
The political-military vanguard of the FSLN is not made up humans, not even of animalized
humans, but rather of "hombres-animales," a different entity where nonhuman nature has already become an agent of guerrilla warfare and, therefore, a lethal force to the Sandinistas' enemies.
Molloy would thus be quite in keeping with the savage human society that bays for his blood, just as the dog's condition as "old, blind, deaf, crippled with rheumatism and perpetually incontinent" describes Molloy's own state at the end of the story.
Thousands of people have seen her "Sexual Politics of Meat Slideshow," which includes advertisements, menus, T-shirts, press clips, and more graphic examples of how women are animalized
and animals are sexualized to their mutual detriment.
In addition, an animalistic dehumanization of outgroups could imply-through social comparison with an animalized
outgroupa way to humanize one's ingroup (enhancing our distance to our animal nature).
drew almost a cartoon a day posing wistful Uncle Sam, stoic Founding Fathers, animalized
Japanese warlords, and grasping top-hatted businessmen in front of nightmarish Gothic landscapes of war and devastation.
Iago pushes an interracial relation into the domain of interspecies erotics in order to articulate the threat of Othello's sexuality as animalistic, species-transgressive, and threateningly reproductive--the raced, animalized
other becomes the potential purveyor of a monstrous brood, rampaging through the streets of Venice in search of more wombs to infect.
In this short work (its four essays come to less than 120 pages), we are shown a world of animals and animal behaviour that must implicate us: humans are on the animal continuum and are resolutely animalized
(Massumi seeing no qualitative divide between nature and culture as more classical philosophy would have it) but without this being a reduction with deleterious effects so much as an ecstatic reinsertion that should be celebrated.
The threat of invasion from an animalized
enemy proved a powerful motivator of solidarity in violence, as it would decades later in Rwanda (cf.
One is rhetorical and retrospective: he "groanfs] for the Roman legions here again, / And Caesar's eagle," conjuring an image of Rome as a teeming plurality headed by a distinctly animalized
version of its Emperor (CA.33-34).
In his manga series, Knights of Sidonia (Shidonia no kishi 2009-2015), Nihei Tsutomu seems to thematize precisely this animalized
notion of character by making the antagonists, or gauna, themselves shapeless, protean, protoplasmic.
(1) I propose that these forms of caricature are themselves rooted in a longer artistic tradition of the grotesque--of weirdly distorted or oddly animalized
, defiantly unrealistic and often playful figures in European public and domestic art from the Roman Empire forward.