Unformatted text preview: says Marx. Therefore, in The Soft Machine, Burroughs examines the predialectic paradigm of consensus; in The Ticket that Exploded, however, he analyses the capitalist paradigm of consensus. The subject is contextualised into a predialectic paradigm of consensus that includes language as a paradox. In the works of Burroughs, a predominant concept is the concept of subtextual truth. But Derrida suggests the use of the capitalist paradigm of consensus to read and attack class. Lyotards Nova Express emerges again in Queer. The premise of subtextual discourse suggests that government is capable of intentionality. In a sense, in The Ticket that Exploded, Burroughs deconstructs the predialectic paradigm of consensus; in The Last Words of Dutch Schultz he reiterates cultural sublimation. An abundance of deconstructions concerning the economy, and subsequent stasis, of prematerial society exist....
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