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Such an opposition is completely contrary to the system of grotesque imagery , in
which death is not a negation of life seen as the great body of all the people but
part of life as a whole — its indispensable component , the condition of its ...
What remains is nothing but a corpse , old age deprived of pregnancy , equal to
itself alone ; it is alienated and torn away from the whole in which it had been
linked to that other , younger link in the chain of growth and development . The
gay time . The point of view of the whole is far from being neutral and indifferent .
It is not the dispassionate position of a third party , for there is no place for a third
party in the world of becoming . The whole simultaneously praises and abuses .
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Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (Russian: Михаил Михайлович Бахти́н, pronounced [mʲɪxʌˈil mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ bʌxˈtʲin]) (November 17, 1895, Oryol – March 7, 1975) was a Russian philosopher, literary critic ... Read full review
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