Tag Archives: alienation
Alienation from “mother tongue,” alienation from “mother land.”
My true home is not language; it is rupture and alienation, reiteration and dislocation.
As with most modern exchanges, it was brutal, alienating, and unequal.
Seekers of alien life ask if we are alone. Alienated seekers of life ask if I am alone.
It is more like somebody staring into something strange in the mirror.
But they become idiots who can’t drive the minute you get back on the interstate.
Alienation is oppressive if it longs for things lost, stolen, or denied. Alienation is liberation if it renounces things never needed, wanted, or possessed.
An alienated subjectivity is the culprit behind the murder of an actual self.
Alienation is equally “alien” to western and eastern, northern and southern societies.
That everything is also something else is the common assumption of theorists of alienation and interdependence.