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Chapter 2 The Body Explodes Cartesian Difficulties As discussed in the previous chapter, Cronenberg utilizes the body onscreen as a means of revealing previously effaced disciplinary structures that govern not just the body but, through what Sontag identifies as ‘disease metaphors’, the subject constituted by the body. The Cartesian mind/body dialectic is obviously called into question and Cronenberg’s bringing forward of the body, usually ignored in favour of the mind-assubject, works to reveal the elided tension inherent in this dialectic.
Beyond the mask of social order, that can bring solace to their torment’ (Feher-Gurewich, 2003, 192). Therefore, a perverse positioning – or forcing an audience to look as the protagonist looks, instead of simply looking at the protagonist looking – does occur in Cronenberg’s films and is as politically motivated as all of his other heretical techniques. Indeed, positioning the spectator as perverse is a heretical device insofar as it reveals, brutally, the structure of desire and endlessly deferred satisfaction that is the elided centre of the standard (neurotic) cinematic experience.
In other words, too much brain and not enough guts. And what he came up with to help our guts along was a human parasite that is . . ‘a combination of aphrodisiac and venereal disease, a modern version of the satyr’s tongue’. , 63) Thus emerges the horror at the centre of Shivers and, for the public at large, the first concrete articulation of Cronenberg’s overt concerns: the manner with which the body can transform away from what might be recognizably human towards some other state of being, all without the consent of the subjects concerned.