In Postcolonial Fictions, Sylvia Huot has shown how the Perceforest often opposes two types of beasts: the "domesticated beasts" and the "bestialized
The actions described above, which bestialized
enslaved women, also caused them great emotional and physical distress.
Yet, he seems successful in these fights for his humanity, as Michael McKeon commends by saying that "Bestialized
at every turn...
For instance, Dana Seitler's analysis of how "human-beast hybrids" signify the "widespread cultural fascination with, and fear of, modern sexual perversity" concludes by discussing Vandover's "bestialized
and otherwise degraded body" (526, 555).
(and feminized), Othello's body is represented as a "terra incognita," a yet unnamed and uncontrolled territory on which competing definitions of humanity are mapped out (75).
While such narratives demonize and feminize the other, Ireland itself is, as Stephen famously puts it in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, "an old sow that eats her farrow," a voracious, bestialized
The Spanish Armada enterprise was the force behind the rampant presence of negative propaganda, first about the British Isles and then specifically about their bestialized
and evil Queen.
In a similar gesture, the film Shooting Dogs involves a construction of dogs that emphasizes a bestialized
and depoliticized vision of genocide, out of which concern for the Western "saviour" emerges.
The inclusive "you," now seemingly bearing John Ball, the poetic voice, and the reader as well, is divested of sight and bestialized
: "With you going blindly on all paws" (184).
(67-68) In the same vein as Torres's younger brother had bestialized
the African American couple as apes, Olga dehumanizes the workers and community dwellers as giant flies, unintelligible hollowing creatures, and equates them with the horses and pigs with which they cohabitate.