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Unformatted text preview: and sarcasms make mockery of the existing societal system—now it is a marketable commodity and more expensive than a good seat at covent garden, art and life, 159/ Nevertheless, there are plenty of heterosexual readers who won’t touch books by Queers and plenty of Queer readers who are only out to scan a bent kiss. Second, she questions the canonical concepts of the society. Especially in art and life and semiotics of sex, she frequently questions the canons, proceeding to cast romantic philosophy that are similar to that of Emerson, self-reliance, self-exultation, elevation of the self, etc. i.e. it is privilege to make book that people want to read but why would it be more appropriate less anachronistic, for me to spend the money I earn on a flashy lifestyle instead of funding my own peace and quiet? (art and life, 159). These are the primary methods of Winterson to develop her own ideas of spiritual freedom of humanity....
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