Discursos Narrativos en la Taza…

More post-modernist textual analysis SOUTH of the BORDER
(so finish your Margarita and put on your progressive academic sombrero).
I must get this stuff out of my system before we move on to Ethiopia & Wisdom Literature…

In this next Muneclips analysis we discern clearly the bio-eliminative motif in “Hola Amiguitos”, a clarion call to feminine empowerment and an unrestrained attack on patriarchal privilege, in the context of child-literacy and bodily cleanliness. The narrator participates in her awareness of social marginalization with the schoolchildren she addresses. The toilet is introduced as an archetypal beacon of hope and a call for the economically marginalized to throw off their oppression through the constructive praxis of self-awareness in metacognition.  The repeated affirmation siempre uso el jabon [“I always use soap”] may be seen on multiple levels; not only as an act of resistance to the strategies of the patriarchal oppression-machine but also as an autonomous act of rupture with the unwashed (read: un-empowered) status quo. The paradigmatic sign emblazoned on the chest of the narrator affirms this liberation of the hearer as a member of the potentially disruptive forces who are able to fabricate new radicalized identities through conscious elimination of both external and internal uncleanness. The text then moves beyond the toilet to exalt the matriarchal order and call the other/the child to a new order of shared awareness  in solidarity.  The recurring symbolism of the toilet must be understood as simultaneously both a tool of statist striated regimentation but also as nomadic technology to be acquired by the  disenfranchised other as a means to negotiated consensus through power-sharing.

Also – I would like the side of guacamole and some more chips with my order por favor

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