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Abject and grotesque, goat girl, the outsider
Abject and grotesque, goat girl, the outsider

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School
Colorado State University
Department
English
Course
E 350
Professor
Ellen Brinks
Semester
Spring

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26 FebruaryAbject and grotesqueHybridityHumans and animalsDifferent humansDead and alive zombies vampires mummiesCyborgman and machine organic and inorganicHermaphroditemale and femalePlant and humanDisturbing because they confound our categories of how we think things should beGross materiality of the body saliva mucus poop tears anything that comes out of the bodyCan be comic or horrifying curiosityJulia KristevaAbjectbody of fear elicits loathing aversion disgustReminds us of infant state of beingState of indifferentiation or dissolution of selfDid not view bodies of fluids judgmentally but when forming ego and separating self from other it has to be cast offLabel as other everything that was once indistinguishable from ourselvesMikhail BahktinGrotesquerichly comicGoat GirlMothergoat or motherfather resulting in monster relationship with demon fathers incest with daughtersmany possibilities no explanation given
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