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Literary Analysis And Criticism

Literary Analysis And Criticism

2) Gender, Race and Ridley Scott’s ​Blade Runner​: rescreen Ridley Scott’s ​Blade Runner and reread Judith Butler’s “The Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire” and Frantz Fanon’s “The Negro and Recognition” taking the following questions into consideration: In what sense and on what grounds does Butler call gender a “performative” and Fanon call “the negro” a “comparison”? How do these issues of gender and race arise in Scott’s ​Blade Runner​, even if only implicitly? What does this film suggest about human subjectivity when it is rendered almost indistinguishable from an automaton (i.e. the replicants)?