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Holy Blood: Is There Something Sacred Or Sacred Blood?

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1. The text by Alejandre Jodorowsky, Santa Sangre, meaning holy blood, lends itself to the reading of the text. The title could lead one to believe that there is a religious aspect and violence. Holy is associated with something consecrated or sacred, which in the text is displayed by Concha’s, the mother, fanatic obsession with a false deity who has been mutilated and stripped of her sacred blood. Blood is associated with violence, and death, which is displayed in the death of Fenix’s parents after Concha witnesses her husband affair. 2. In one of Fenix’s hallucinations he sees himself naked, on his knees with blood pouring from his nose. In an earlier seen, Fenix witnessed his parents having sex, as an elephant died. Fenix begs the elephant
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