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P. 26) is the only possible form of radical political action in contemporary contexts, I would suggest that in war zones, places of extreme crisis, or highly restricted or controlled environments this provides an optimistic politics of survival. , p. , p. 34), we have a form of resistance within a coercive system that has an element of freedom and creativity. When talking of coping or living through violence, as this book will do, the term perruque ensures that this is framed as an active form of resistance rather than a passive resignation.
9 There were many different memories but a dominant theme was the fear that the LTTE were now in the hills above them plotting their revenge on the community below. There was a clear sense of a deep fear at the power and reach of the Tigers. It is not the job of this chapter to deal in detail with the differing versions of the causes of the massacre, but it is frequently noted that a disturbance within the camp on the previous night led a number of local people to fear that the ‘Tigers’ in the camp were about to come flooding out of the centre and kill them.
Within performance studies in general and in applied theatre in particular, the assumptions emanating from the popularity of the trauma diagnosis have led to the prescription of ‘telling one’s story’ as the preferred method and necessary precondition for ‘relief’, ‘liberation’ or ‘healing’. According to this approach, constructing a narrative from the pain of the past allows it to be contained or healed. The prescription for cure has then transformed itself into a proscription as the binary opposite of speaking your experience, that is, silence or ‘not-telling’ is somehow denigrated as a dangerous retreat, a failure or the site of continued harm.