Who was Nietzsche and what did he argue?
What other factor has altered contemporary thought other than philosophical writings
World events; old absolutes no longer applied; i.e. the Holocaust, depression, nuclear warfare
People began to challenge language, gender, race, theater (the way it is written and performed)
What did postmodernism evolve from?
What were the postmodernist seeking to change in the world?
Wanted a truly democratic world; universal freedom, creativity, and elimination of cruelty –Richard Rorty
What were the two approaches to post modernism?
Skeptical postmodernism and affirmative postmodernism
What is affirmative postmodernism?
Why did postmodernist distrust technology
What is deconstructionist criticism?
What two legacies has deconstructionism left?
What are the other types of criticism besides deconstructionism?
Why do some culture groups get offended why people outside of the group portray their lifestyles?