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Genie: A Scientific Tragedy Setting & Symbolism

Russ Rymer
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Objects/Places

Potty Chair

Genie was strapped to a potty chair with a handmade harness for more than a decade that caused her to have little interaction with the outside world and left her unable to speak among other physical and mental trouble.

Wooden Stick

Genie's father kept a wooden stick in the corner of her room in order to beat her when she made too much noise.

Deprivation Chamber

A deprivation chamber is a coffin-like structure in which a patient lies and is surrounded by liquid, taking away all sense of sight, touch, and sound. This allows the patient to have increased mental concentration that can aid in types of therapy.

Genie: A Psycholinguistic Study of a Modern-Day 'Wild Child'

Genie: A Psycholinguistic Study of a Modern-Day 'Wild Child' is the title of Susan Curtiss' published book and dissertation on Genie's case. This book would lead to a lawsuit...

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