Tag Archives: writing the body

The Wars We Inherit (Part 1)

The following is in response to Dr. Lori E. Amy’s book “The Wars We Inherit: Military Life, Gender Violence, And Memory.” Dr. Amy, an associate professor at Georgia Southern University and respected friend, uses her own life as an example … Continue reading

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A Question of Writing the Body: Twins

Anyone that went to school with me or lived in the small town of Swainsboro GA, uses me and my brother Kevin to form the image in their heads when they hear the word twin. Anyone who didn’t know us—this happening … Continue reading

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Arben Theodhosi (Part 2)

In another email, Petro told me about his favorite Theodhosi painting: “First off, all I see [is] a woman, some red and some dark spots. The face and the body [of] a woman usually represent something pure, something innocent and … Continue reading

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Arben Theodhosi (Part 1)

In 1992, Arben Theodhosi unveiled forty of his works in oil at a personal exhibition at the National Gallery of Art. Most of the pieces of art were derived during a time when he and his family were exiled by … Continue reading

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Writing the Body & Sexing the Body

This is my response to Anne Fausto-Sterling’s “Sexing the body.” In my Writing the Body class, we discussed many wonderful things. The focus of our discussion was the idea of the  enemy. As I understand it, human emotions are built off … Continue reading

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Writing The Body: The Autobiographical Self

In class, we were asked the following question, “How might writing change our perceptions of things?” Discussing this question through a dialogue with two other students, I propose the following scenario: imagine you experienced a near death experience, say you were … Continue reading

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Writing the Body: Language

This is my response to Anne Fausto-Sterling’s “Sexing the body.” Language writes our bodies and shapes what and how we see the world in several different ways. The medical field plays a role in how this is done. “From the … Continue reading

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