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By Raymond N. Morris

ISBN-10: 0773513183

ISBN-13: 9780773513181

Examining cartoons released among 1960 and 1979, Morris indicates how the artists handled specific points of Quebec's political adventure. He appears to be like at Berthio's drawings on Queen Elizabeth's stopover at and Dupras's on President de Gaulle's; Girerd's and Berthio's on Quebec-Ottawa family members; Girerd's at the referendum crusade; and Girerd's and Aislin's at the English minority in Quebec. He issues out routine tensions, oppositions, and institutions and analyses them from a sociological standpoint. one in all Morris's significant pursuits is to raised comprehend the framework in which rules offered in cartoons are filtered to their viewers, concentrating on the metaphors that underlie the body, message, content material, and kind of the cartoons. Morris argues that the carnivalization of political figures and occasions, wherein the social constitution is paradoxically inverted and society's values and taboos are exaggerated until eventually they develop into ridiculous, is a significant metaphor governing Quebec cartoons of this era. He additionally explores the metaphor of the family members, with England and France as grandparents, Canada and Quebec as mom and dad, and the official-language minorities as children.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Carnivalization of Politics: Quebec Cartoons on by Raymond N. Morris

Analyzing cartoons released among 1960 and 1979, Morris indicates how the artists handled specific facets of Quebec's political adventure. He seems to be at Berthio's drawings on Queen Elizabeth's stopover at and Dupras's on President de Gaulle's; Girerd's and Berthio's on Quebec-Ottawa relatives; Girerd's at the referendum crusade; and Girerd's and Aislin's at the English minority in Quebec.

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His mood was one of incivility and irreverence; accordingly he introduced taboo objects and laughed irreverently at the sacred to challenge the legitimacy of an authoritarian regime (Press 1981, 53—6). His irreverence parallelled that of Hubert Guindon (1988, xxvi), though Guindon and others emphasized that the new middle class and its bureaucratic order played a role in Lesages defeat by effecting too much change for traditionalists and the rank-and-file working class, yet too little for their own supporters (McRoberts 1988, 170-2).

Each is the 24 Carnivalization of Politics more spontaneous partner and, at times, a source of embarrassment to the more staid companion. Each is a supernumerary who desires more independence from the one who holds the reins; each frets under the constraint of upholding the dominant partner on this visit where only police and dignitaries will be visible. Like Quebec, Philip has decided to liven up a dull event, protesting his situation by releasing a powerful taboo. It does not, however, produce the same effect in the royal drawing room as the mouse in anglophone Montreal, if indeed it was intended to.

The liberation and carnival metaphors that compose the message are both examples of an archetypal narrative in which a rigid old regime is replaced by a flexible new one, which Frye (1957, 189-93) calls the myth of the old king. However, the metaphors differ in that liberation involves a specific hero and represents the change as permanent, whereas carnival gives credit to the people and is less clear that the change will endure. Like Berthio, Dupras promoted a populist nationalism "rooted in culture and politics, but with a program sufficiently ambiguous as both to deny social classes and to integrate firmly class interests, all in the name, naturally, of the nation as a whole, indivisible in principle, 40 Carnivalization of Politics Fig.

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