What We Do With The Boundaries

The TV series What We Do In The Shadows, offers an interesting counterpoint to the concepts presented by Julia Kristeva through the use of incongruity theory of humor. The series addresses the instinctive border that is drawn through abjection and illustrates how through the clever use of genre conventions, abject images can become sterilized and even comedic. This serves to show that even the instinctual human distinction between the self and the other is malleable through art.

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