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Department
English
Course
ENG237H1
Professor
Mike Johnstone
Semester
Fall

Description
James Tiptree, Jr. “The Girl Who Was Plugged In” Story set in future, everything controlled by corporate interests.Advertising is illegal. Corporations control consumers through celebs they create (product placement). Protag: P. Burke (deformed victim of pituitary dystrophy): “electrode jacks” “meldings of flesh and metal” becomes Remote when attempting to commit suicide → modifications & electronic implants → sophisticated computer to control another body by remote control Delphi: overnight sensation (documentary film) X brain from modified embryo in an artificial womb) “vegetative functions hitched to s
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