A certain person took over my tumblr for a bit. Just in case there was any confusion about the jellyfish.
That was due to a forced misinterpretation of the brilliant poet Oswald de Andrade’s Cannibal Manifesto, which uses cannibalism as a metaphor to describe Brazil’s contention against the European colonisation that went on during the first few decades after its discovery.
But certain people thought it would be funny to attribute the literal meaning of cannibalism to modern-day brazilians. i.e, me.
- me: what if i have to live in the bushes
- caitlyn: nonsense, you won't have to live in the bushes
- you'll find a nice park bench
- you're resourceful