Layer Up Girls, It’s Chilly Out: Clothing as a Metaphor in M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

Layer Up Girls, It’s Chilly Out: Clothing as a Metaphor in M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

I shouldn’t really ‘review’ things.

I say this because I tend to feel the art I consume. This is something that I couldn’t really verbalize before watching the Ghibli documentary titled Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, in which Miyazaki describes his young assistant as the type of person to watch with her heart instead of her head. That is to say I have been known to absorb pop culture with emotion first and critical thinking last.

Yet there was an element to M. Night Shyamalan’s Split that spoke very clearly to me, specifically because of this ’emotional vocabulary’.

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