Presentation on theme: "Marxist Lens: Use Binary Oppositions to study exhibits! Conformity Individuality Like the foggy background? Just like Chief Bromdens mind."— Presentation transcript:
Marxist Lens: Use Binary Oppositions to study exhibits! Conformity Individuality Like the foggy background? Just like Chief Bromdens mind.
The Lion King Binary Oppositions Male vs. female Male vs. female Superego vs. id Superego vs. id Lion – hyena Lion – hyena Responsibilitylaziness Responsibilitylaziness Lightdarkness Lightdarkness Basic/simpleintellectual Basic/simpleintellectual Strongweak (physically) Strongweak (physically) Structureanarchical dictatorship/oppression Structureanarchical dictatorship/oppression Goodevil Goodevil Capitalismcommunism Hoard greedilyshare Loyal to systemloyal to self Spiritualatheistic Masculinefeminine/ effeminate Myth/magicrealism Straightgay Nationalism/patriotism foreign
Cuckoos Nest Binary Oppositions Sanity vs. insanity Sanity vs. insanity Male vs. female Male vs. female Black vs. white Black vs. white Individuality vs. conformity Individuality vs. conformity Nature vs. machine Nature vs. machine Human vs. robotic Human vs. robotic Toughsoft Toughsoft Clever/worldlyintellectual Clever/worldlyintellectual Street smartsbook smarts Street smartsbook smarts Green-grey Green-grey Flesh-steel Flesh-steel Green-red Green-red Disturbednon-disturbed Crazynormal RatchedMcMurphy Realimaginary Realityimagination Governmenthippies AcutesChronics Strongweak (physically& mentally) Chief Bromdenhis mind Manman Ratchedinstitution Orderchaos