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Death at the Parasite Cafe: Social Science (Fictions) and by Stephen Pfohl

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She appeared urgently concerned with matters of great importance and I feit it unnecessary to master her every nuance.

The sort of normality or common senses that can amass empires in fits of absent-mindedness or wander routinely into world wars is seen as a contested reality to be subverted, parodied, and transgressed. "18 In the words of Carl Einstein, author of Negarplastic, a 1915 "collage reading" of various forms of African sculpture in relationship to the decentering concerns of European cubism: One thing is important: to shake what is called reality by means of nonadapted hallucinations so as to alter the value hierarchies of the real.

Am I actually going to see the woman's breasts, the rape? This show operates for profit. Whose profit? The reel violence of this obscene spectacle shifts in focus. The doubled woman-victim of this (a)morality play now out-smarts her would-be monsterrapist. She tells hirn that if only he'd allow her to phone in late for work he'd have plenty of time to rape her without anybody noticing. " Then the doubled woman outsmarts the monster by quietly phoning her normal-male friend Scott, and Eva, a woman police dispatcher at 911.

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