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Lecture 19

ENGB35 Lecture 19: Lecture 19


Department
English
Course Code
ENGB35H3
Professor
Natalie Rose
Lecture
19

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Coralinecomestorealizethatshedoesn'twantwhatshewants.
Iftheothermother'shandcomesintotherealworld,thenthatmeansthatitisnotafantasythatweknowof.
Thetworealmscollapsedintoeachother.
ItissortofsetuplikeAliceinWonderland.
Coralineandthereaderknowswhatthehandsignifies.
Thisisnotadreambutisapsychicprojecon.
Itisfromthefantasytothegothicgenre.
Thegothicgenreisofwhatisrepressedsuchasanxieesbeingsuckedoutfromvampires.Alsoanxieesofthe
darksideofself.
Thedarksidesareexploredinficon.
ThebookisdoingsomepsychologicalworkforCoraline.
Thebookimpliesthatparentseitherloveyoutoomuchordon'tloveyouenoughandthereaderhastofigureout
whichone.
Shecomestoappreciateandlikeherownparents.
Theenvironmentshewasinwasthesamebutnotthesame,itisnotquiteasniceasheroriginalhouse.
Whatisuncannyisthattheownhomeinthisbookisbecomingbadanddeadly.
Uncanninessshowsthedarksideofdomescity.
Thereaderisdisorientedbecausethebookseemslikeitwillberealiscandthengoesanotherway.
Thechildreaderisnotreadingagothicbook,theyarereadingafairytalebasedontheepigraph.Thisremindsthe
adultthatitisafairystory.
Childalsoreadsitasanadventure.
Childrendon'trealizehowmuchtroubleCoralineisin.
Thereisapsychologicalchildreader.
Thereisalsoanadventurechildreaderthatlikestoexplore.
Thepicturespullagainstthewrienwords.
Anadventurefairytalesaysatthebeginningthatthecharactershouldnotdosomething.
Thereisasensethatthereisapsychiccrisisinthebook.
Coralinehasmanyrulesexceptforgoingthroughthedoor.Themicearetheonlyonewhotellshernottogo
throughthedoor.
Sheiscuriousanditispartofheridentyasanexplorer.
Hercuriosityiswhatgetsherintotroublebutalsowhatgetsheroutoftrouble.
Sheunderstandswhatthehandisaer.
Theterrorandthehorroristhemanipulaonofwhatshouldbenaturalthingsofthechild'slove.
Coralineisinamomentofdoubtwhenshelooksatherrealmother.Butshealsocomestoarealizaon.
Thereisahappyfantasyinthebeginningwheretheothermotherisliketherealmotherbutthentheother
motherbecomesbad.
Theothermotherislikethemedusafigure.
Thebuoneyesshowthatthereareeyestherebutyoucan'tseeanyfeelingintheeyes.
Thebuoneyesislikeeyeswithnodepth.Theylookperfectbutisn't.
Can'tseeandthinkcricallywithoutrealeyes.
Yoursightcandeceiveyoubuteyesletyouseeproperly.
Lecture19:Coraline
March16,2016 3:22PM
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