All my days had been passed in comparative ignorance of the animality
This chapter ranges widely but centers on the essential links between cannibalism and revenge and the ways that the animality
figured in both cannibalism and revenge plagues Hamlet and pervades Titus.
Pick, Anat 2011 Creaturely Poetics: Animality
and Vulnerability in Literature and Film.
This means that drawing a line between animality
and humanity does not make sense in many societies, and that pet-keeping may be a part of a complex social system.
Winogrand was a student of human behavior, and he was fascinated by the animality
of the human body.
corresponds to our bodiliness or materiality, while rationality corresponds to our soul or spiritual dimension.
By accepting naturalism's single-minded devotion to the principle that chance and necessity govern the universe, Aron argued, "one achieves a transmutation of values: man necessarily recognizes and accepts his animality
and now exists only to do battle with other individuals and peoples, impatient to demonstrate by force of arms his title to superiority.
This attention to the animate dimensions of animality
and sexuality leads to readings of the neutering of animals and the presentation of animal and human sexual relations in Nagisa Oshima's Max, Mon Amour and Xu Bing's performance-art installation "Cultural Animal.
They are chosen for their celebration of compassion, nurturing, of the beauty and animality
of the body, and their promotion of equality (and thus can be used to counter the vices of shame, disgust, fear, and envy which divide communities and lead to violence).
Awareness of this should help us tackle the fascinating problems of interpretation posed by enigmatic prints and paintings, such as his many images of Circe or Diogenes, which combine images of animality
and human behaviour in novel versions of classical stories.
In terms of addressing the assumed divide between animality
and reasoned faith, the story seems again to strike the tone of miraculous hybridity that marks Malamud's treatment of animals.
69) Thus, one flouts the taboo in order to maintain control of the taboo, much as one seizes control of the animality
of defecation, which brings animality
back into the sexual act in ways that go far beyond the potential of traditional intercourse practices.