“The body's secretions and excretions are
abject, breaking the boundary between the
(seemingly self-contained) body and the
The blood produced by a snapped branch.
tying to the
suicides and — most
Frankenstein's explicitly — to the
“Mere matter and matter infused with
sentience and spirit."
“Liminality is a key element of the
Transgression of the boundaries of binaries.