TITLE

'Strange times to be a chicken': The meaning of a metaphor

AUTHOR(S)
Chyutin, Dan
PUB. DATE
October 2016
SOURCE
Short Film Studies;Oct2016, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article addresses Cock Fight's displacement of the Judaic metaphor of 'sacrificial chicken' onto the Palestinian, and its simultaneous reimagining of the Jew as a victimizing 'cock'. Concurrently, it discusses the problematic implications of the film's use of actual chickens as metaphors, which subverts its anti-exploitation political agenda.
ACCESSION #
112641606

 

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