Utilizing an Ecocritical lens to identify social anxieties
stemming from “light-switch story”.
The repetition that’s seen in the post-apocalyptic dystopia and return to nature, is foreshadowed as an idea in Shane’s quip over the consumption problems that face humanity because of women’s inability to turn off light switches.
The Freudian association is made through the familial link relating to the reaction of women to this criticism: “You sound like my father”. This view is entirely problematic, patriarchy. Under the guise of a joke, which Freud again would suggest is an attempt at relieving anxieties about matters of “dire importance to the subject”.
“at least I tried” underpins in its entirety his own failings.
navigation of word and image that allows for a graphic reiteration of there being no safe place while emphasising humanity’s dependence on fossil fuels
The dire concern that “the world is run on fossil fuels” a regime of verisimilitude through which the reader is hailed.
And I hesitate, no headphones no need no direction.
Needing to write a story, the same story and it all just mushes together.