Analysis of Susan Sontag’s "The Way We Live Now". A Lethal Disease Affecting People’s Lives


Term Paper, 2018

20 Pages, Grade: 2,0

Anonymous


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Synopsis of “The Way We Live Now"
3. Historical Context
3.1. Sexual Liberation in the 1960s/70s
3.2. AIDS in the 1980s

4. Characters
4.1. The AIDS Patient
4.1.1. Cognitive Escapism
4.1.2. Stress Management
4.1.3. Avoiding Getting Tested
4.2. Friends and Acquaintances
4.2.1. Forming a Collective Identity
4.2.2. The Way They Live Now
4.2.3. State of Denial
4.2.4. Anticipatory Grief

5. Conclusion

6. Bibliography
6.1. Primary Source
6.2. Secondary Sources

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Title
Analysis of Susan Sontag’s "The Way We Live Now". A Lethal Disease Affecting People’s Lives
College
University of Innsbruck
Grade
2,0
Year
2018
Pages
20
Catalog Number
V539308
ISBN (eBook)
9783346180520
ISBN (Book)
9783346180537
Language
English
Keywords
Susan Sontag, HIV, AIDS, short story, literature, New York, the way we live now, New Yorker
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Anonymous, 2018, Analysis of Susan Sontag’s "The Way We Live Now". A Lethal Disease Affecting People’s Lives, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/539308

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