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Illness As Metaphor by Susan Sontag

Illness As Metaphor

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Illness As Metaphor Susan Sontag ebook
ISBN: 0374174431, 9780374174439
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Page: 100
Format: pdf

Democrats frequently ask me why the Republicans have become so extreme. My Jewish mother could have gone daughter-to-daughter with any Chinese Tiger Mom. I don't know how well I can explain it, or convey its importance, without including a great deal of background material. In Illness as Metaphor, Susan Sontag compares how similarly people treated those diagnosed with cancer in the 1970's to those diagnosed with tuberculosis decades before. Susan Sontag, the metaphors of illness and the militaristic understanding of the ill. Kutlwano Masibi on “Illness as a metaphor”. She looked at cancer, AIDS, and tuberculosis. It is not easy to find readings regarding illness by patients who are humanists and ill themselves. Illness, dis-ease, addictions and chronic physical discomfort all stem from one root cause and that is an imbalance on the emotional/mental level. I remember a book she wrote long before that, Illness as Metaphor – apparently, it's considered an “angry” book, but I did not read it with an angry voice in my head, and so it did not strike me so. Illness as Metaphor, or Befriending the Enemy In honor of this post, I'm going to begin reading Illness as Metaphor by Susan Sontag. For the theme of illness of as metaphor, there's Joan Didion's little classic, “In Bed. Illness as Metaphor / AIDS And Its Metaphors by Susan Sontag. As they describe the situation, they usually fall back on some sort of illness metaphor. Everybody knows Susan Sontag's work with illness as metaphor.