Thursday, September 2, 2010

Blood-sucking capitalism exposed by... the Twilight series

The Marxist sub-text of Twilight in A Very Pubic Sociologist...

One effect of this is to obscure the exploitation inherent to capitalism, by negating the traditional imagery of factories and mines for the soft, flexible labour relations of the 21st century. While theorists such as Virno and Negri have documented this transition within the narrow confines of academia, it was left to the genius of Stephenie Meyer to demonstrate this transformation in simple imagery.

2 comments:

Bill Baar said...

The Red Army deported a friend of mine to Kazakhstan from Poland in 1939. He was a child of 8 years and deported along with his five brothers and sisters. His mother was sent to NKVD prison. His Dad was gone. So it was the 6 kids alone. Four survived. Who sucked blood?

Unitalian said...

It's a joke Bill!