Justin Clavadetscher, Brown University

Gibson highlights the addict who despairs at no longer being able to enter the Matrix: "For Case, who`d lived for the bodiless exultation of cyberspace, it was the Fall. In the bars he `d frequented as a cowboy hotshot, the elite stance involved a certain relaxed contempt for the flesh. The body was meat. Case fell into the prison of his own flesh."(Neuromancer, p.6).

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