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Unformatted text preview: God, etc. are not necessary and are crumbling)-Characteristics of Postmod Lit:-Social Fragmentation-Social Fissures-Social Ruptures-The selves achieved during modernity are vanishing in the wake of media culture, rampant consumerism, and growing bureaucracy. Jean Baudrillard-characterizes Postmodern Era as a relentless wave of imagery-people are now OBSESSED with images and representation-Hyper-Reality-medias representation leads us to a condition of hyper-reality.-we are perceiving world from media representation of reality instead of real human experience-Representation has trumped reality...
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- Spring '08