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This Benjaminian brand of aura is strengthened by the taxidermist's epileptic auras, his most obvious experiences of anguished corporeality, animality, and concurrent selfawareness and self-alienation.
Yet distinguishing between migraine and epilepsy can be difficult because the "migraine" aura can be just part of the seizure itself; thus a visual epileptic aura is simply followed by the second phase of the seizure (secondarily generalization of the focal epileptiform discharges as seen in EEG).