2 - Frederick Douglass In primitive culture you are living...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
American literature notes 19:58 The Piazza : theatre imagery Point of view: camera and director What if the world is just like a theatre? Appearance is just like the flat stage scenery Beauty is only through distance from the object You can never get to the object because if you transgress that pathos of distance  then the object simply disappears The answer is the world merely is a series of displacements of distance  A prospect is only beautiful when you see it from a distance And when you get there it is nothing There is only your disembodied mind looking at a series of flats and appearance  and surfaces that are very different from how they look when you’re in your  subjective mind
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Frederick Douglass In primitive culture you are living in a world of necessity If you dont have symbolic knowledge, you are here, now in the single body, single moment of space The moment you get to read you project yourself beyond the limits of your body Slavery Slavery was based on conquest in war, or class division It was NOT based on ethnicity Did things that the owners did not want them to do Educated High places in government Often a great fondness of masters for slaves Medieval slavery reduced by church (mainly out of Italy) Centered in Venice Race replaced class Natural slaves they are primitive Extreme category 19:58 19:58...
View Full Document

Page1 / 3

2 - Frederick Douglass In primitive culture you are living...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online