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represent in the form of an animal

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make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman

become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling

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Animalizing stories and freehand grotesquery engage our imaginations of nature by creating always partly human but insistently defamiliarized, distorted versions of humanity, other beings and their worlds.
Again ethophaulism reached at least symbolic degrading dimension when authors referred to the Gypsies "arme Wurm" (80) or "armseligen Wurmern" (81) or "Gewurm" confirming the animalizing propensity of ethnophaulisms.
Chavez does the opposite of Cervantes by animalizing Lucio who considers himself to be on a higher social level than Tere.
By putting himself in that category, Whitman questions the universal difference of humans and animals and exposes the political motives of animalizing others.
The animalizing imagination : Totemism, textuality and ecocriticism.
The exposure of what Giorgio Agamben calls the "caesura between the human and the animal [which] passes first of all within man" (16), the meeting in humankind of body and soul, natural and divine, not as a conjunction but as a disjunction, is something that needs here to be guarded against, and something which is pushed beyond the boundaries of the Utopian island and Utopian citizenship (as in the Utopian willingness to allow foreign mercenaries to expose themselves to the animalizing effects of their own wars).
Her book provides a feminist analysis of the animalizing of women and the sexualizing of animals for consumption that also suggests many important connections between the discourses of animal studies and feminism.
On the other hand, fire works to the opposite ends, animalizing the boys and awakening their primitive instincts and spiteful desires.
The Kaiser as the Beast of Berlin: Race and the Animalizing of German-ness in Early Hollywood's Advertising Imagery.
This is certainly not to imply that animal rights advocates are modern-day Nazis, but rather that the use of animalizing rhetoric to describe specific "out-groups" often coexists with and reinforces the maltreatment of group members, and this is nowhere seen as clearly as in Hitler's Germany (O'Brien, 1999).
animalizing the fact of being sensitive to the cyclosis and the mechanics of the normal regime of life--animal life being typical" (132).
23) Faulkner characterizes the preacher in racist terms, animalizing him based on racial features, and thus enforces Baldwin's view of him as a bigot not only in the political but also in the literary arena.
Beyond stylistic mastery, the effectiveness of Maus or Spielberg's Schindler's List is their wider, more complicated emotional range: in Maus, the transgressive animalizing and rehumanizing of the participants, the viewer's impatience and anger at the whining survivor father; in Spielberg's film, his denying us emotional access to the victims, and the paradox of Oscar Schindler's considerable though flawed appeal.
Agamben writes, "functions by excluding as not (yet) human an already human being from itself, that is, by animalizing the human, by isolating the non-human within the human: Homo alalus, or the ape-man" (37).
I argue that animalizing the body of the maid in these establishments is an attempt to elicit both moe ("pseudo-romance," pronounced "mo-ay") and kawaii ("cuteness").