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... commodity for exchange and circulation and, therefore, susceptible to infinite invasion, hybridization, technologization, objectification, and traumatization” (Huang, 65).
In conclusion, the depiction of Tracy, Detective Mills, and John Doe in the movie Se7en fall within the constructed ideology society set forth for them. With the intermixed thriller and horror genres, John Doe redefines beauty in terms of violence through the artful visual of killing. As Comolli and Narboni state “the majority of films in all categories are the unconscious instruments of the ideology which produces them” (815). Mills ends up in jail, Tracy and other five people die along with John Doe. While Detective Mills committed himself as an RSA in order to work against the corrupt, evil in society, he is unable to avoid his reality as Doe’s plan relies on him maintaining the social order.
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