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Unformatted text preview: nice, cooperate person. If he is kind and sweet then the interpretation is man is good. He redeemed mankind. • He was a media event • Wild Child- hybrid- don’t belong to nature and don’t belong to civilization o Nature is savage / civilization is corrupted o Kaspar has been deprived of his human destiny- no contact with other beings and nature o Cannot be human without civilization and society, but being in society corrupts you o Kaspar was able to acquire language o Importance of language to humanity- the means of how we interact in society- no language = no interaction • Crèvecoeur vs. Huck Finn o Farm vs. raft Connection between family and community o Wigwam families Raft families J’s family in Indian village o Biological vs. adoptive families Adopted family/ community • Indian village • Naturalization • Adoptive mothers/ fathers o Hybridity coming to terms or not with hybridity o Idyllic family life o Slave families...
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- Fall '05