Shoreditch Subcultures

In this essay I aim to use the metaphor of London as a body to describe how the evolution of Shoreditch evinces a confluence of time. In other words, I will describe how Shoreditch was molded by the subcultures that defined it and was transformed from a no-body, an impoverished industrial centre, to a some-body,

The Seven Dials

Seeing London as a metaphorical body is one way in which we can analyse change over time in the city. Cultural geographers can use a body as a metaphor in a number of ways. Seeing London as a body gives us a way in which to see all of it’s processes and parts as connected,