Using Phenomenology to read Black Swan
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Using Phenomenology to read Black Swan

TRIGGER WARNING: Body Horror/Gore Merleau-Ponty wrote “the body is the vehicle of man being in the world,”[1] encompassing the shibboleth of phenomenology. Phenomenology is a philosophical stance with emphasises the role of the body in the creation of meaning; suggesting that ultimately one experiences the world foremost as a body. Barker seeks to establish phenomenological … Continue reading

WRITERS CHOICE: This month’s theme is ‘Dedication’
Writers Choice

WRITERS CHOICE: This month’s theme is ‘Dedication’

‘Writers Choice’ is a monthly segment. Each month a theme will be chosen and the contributors asked to choose a film to mini-review based around said theme. This month’s theme is ‘dedication’. BLACK SWAN (2010) If there’s any art form that requires dedication, it’s ballet. High trained ballerinas rehearse for hours upon hours under the … Continue reading