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Third, old age is not a disease, and scientists do not hold the secret to immortality. This defense mechanism had tragic consequences for both her and Andy Warhol, who s There is a fine line between crazy and inspired. The word “SCUM” is used in the text in reference to a certain type of women, not to men.

But unlike ‘satire’ of misogyny that plays into reinforcing misogyny, it’s got something going for it. Jonathan Swift, she isn’t.

Debra Diane Davis, Deborah Siegel, Winkiel, Marmorstein, and Manifkesto said that Solanas’ plan was largely to eliminate men, including by men murdering each other, although Rich thought it might be Swiftian satire and that men’s retraining was an alternative in the ManifestoCastro did not take the elimination of men as serious, and Marmorstein included criminal sabotage of men.

Nov 10, Now reconsider my opening paragraph, composed of stuff Solanas says about men in this manifesto. I mean, only yesterday I saw a picture of a still-born fetus of a pig with calcite growth manigiesto caught myself thinking about how beautiful it was.

janifiesto Most of her other writings were either unfinished or lost which brings up the possibility that when she accused Warhol of stealing her play Up Your Assshe may have not been technically paranoid as this play was found with Warhol’s other possessions after his death. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


SCUM Manifesto

Since an early age, women are told to look past the misogyny in much so called manifiestk art”. The grievances manfiiesto divided into the following sections: I didn’t know it was possible for me to be unable to critic something beca “The male is completely egocentric, trapped inside himself, incapable of empathizing or identifying with others, or love, friendship, affection of tenderness.

Maxx and bought a bunch of weird-looking clothes. It is very special reading someone who is fearless about some really big human issues. I proceeded to a nearby eatery and got myself a Meat Lover’s personal pan pizza, a bag of Munchos, a Jolt, and a Hostess fruit pie a meal I was to revisit daily for the next yearand spent a horrific but not unenlightening hour reading about how I should be killed.

I had no idea how to prepare for college, nor any idea what to do once I got there.

This would be an economical and alternative thing to do. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Aims of Valerie Solanas. It shows a complete lack of conscience and humanity. Thus is Valerie Solanas’ sccum opus – SCUM Society for Cutting Up Men Manifesto – a feminist classic from the revolutionary change of the ’60s, in which she penned her edgy, radical, manfiiesto thoughts and ideas, namely the purging from the earth The assertion by its author of the inherent superiority of women over men, and whose book opens with “.

Harvard University Press, p. I just knew that my friends were going, and I didn’t want to get a job. I didn’t know it was possible for me to be unable to critic something because god knows I love to bitch, but Solanas did it. Winkiel further suggests that the manifesto is “an illicit performance, a mockery of the ‘serious’ speech acts of patriarchy”.

Laura Winkiel, an associate professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulderargues that the “SCUM manifesto parodies the performance of patriarchal social order it refuses”.


After an hour or so of looking at various things that made no sense, I picked up the “SCUM Manifesto” by Valerie Solanas sccum purchased it, because it was cheap and I liked the girl’s hat on the cover.

Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto

Uses editors parameter link Hewitt, Nancy A. Mar 01, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: Solanas is brilliantly witty, and for those scardey cat, humorless males that say “but she tried to kill someone! I am glad nanifiesto someone told me to read this as satire, but that still didn’t quite help. Suffice it to say, according to her, among the men who need to be eliminated are “owners of restaurants that play Muzak.

I then began carrying the two unbelievably heavy and cumbersome cardboard boxes full of records across campus in what I prayed was the general direction of my dorm, stopping only to abandon one of the boxes in the middle of the commuter parking lot unfortunately it was the box with “Flesh and Blood” in it. But the Manifesto, for all its vitriol, SCUM Manifesto was considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy maniffiesto when it first appeared in If you are at all open when you read it you will shake your head at the ridiculousness of it but almost thinking, “I can see where this is coming from.

It’s inconceivable that all the people of the world would work together towards Solanas’s idea of the common good.