Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection Topics for Discussion

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In her discussion of Christianity, Kristeva provides, in many ways, a novel understanding of the Christian religion. Is her interpretation valid?

Describe the relationship between Kristeva's thoughts and Freudian psychoanalysis.

What does Kristeva see as the unifying theme for the Levitical laws?

What is the purpose of the five chapters dedicated to discussing the work of Celine?

Why does Kristeva believe that Celine is, in a certain sense, the ideal abject author?

What linguistic assumptions are present in Kristeva's work? Do you think they are sound?

Kristeva rejects Celine's anti-Semitism but still thinks there is some value in studying it. Why?

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