Anthrozoology and Anthropomorphic Poetic Expression

Updated: Sep 28, 2019

Anthrozoology and Anthropomorphic Poetic Expression

By Peggy Moran

Talking about animals is always an act of appropriation. Expressed through another’s written ideas, thoughts, imaginings, biased observations, interpretations, and recordings, without awareness of their own status as a point of focus, the nonhuman animal is utterly subaltern, an object possessed and manipulated, where even natural behavior only occurs as permitted and portrayed by the author.


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