Acknowledging from the start that human nature is in a state of disrelation
with itself makes it clear that, far from privileging the human species, evolution wasn't really paying attention when it formed us.
may be perpetuated through the somatic reflex arc, in some people.
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in Octavia Buffer's Kindred," College English 55.2 (February 1993): 135-57; Rushdy, Remembering Generations; Marc Steinberg, "Inverting History in Octavia Buffer's Postmodern Slave Narrative," African American Review 38.3 (Fall 2004): 467-77; and Stephanie S.
"Families of Orphans: Relation and Disrelation
in Octavia Butler's Kindred." College English 55.2 (1993): 135-157.
This capital, in turn, is now more the property of composition, although I would emphasize the disrelation
of its syllabus to literature--especially with respect to departmental structure--whereas Guillory emphasizes its relation.
I would argue that the isolation and disrelation
of the performer in this tradition were facets of dramatizing a unique ontological status of the circus performer.