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Hyperbolic Performance In the society we live in today there are many people that are attempting to fit into the standard norms Everyday we are labeled with certain names that dictate the way you should be and how you relate and fit into the norms of society When a certain individual is called this name they are made subject to the law This naming call is formative this calls you to perform the law in a certain way This is a restraining way to live due to the fact that someone else has taken the liberty of naming you In Judith Butlers essay she explores a possible way to separate yourself from the call given to you by the law of the culture Butler calls this process of disassociating with this given name as disarticulation This is the process in which an individual performs certain actions to separate himselfherself from the assigned name There are many people that have constructive surgery or plastic surgery in attempt to disarticulate themselves from what they naturally They want to mimic what their ideal it what the societal ideal is Women have breast augmentations in an attempt to be sexually appealing to other men Other people have rhinoplasty surgery to disarticulate themselves Despite the attempt to extricate oneself from the assigned name given by the law there is no true way to be free from it If an individual wants to conform to it this is evidence of the power the law of the culture has over an individual But if an individual decides to disarticulate himselfherself from the law of the culture this is demonstrating that the law has control over them as well Conformity and unconformity make evident the control the law of the culture has over the individual There is no true way to be free from the law of the culture If a person accepts their appearance
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