The Social Distancing of Edwidge Danticat's "New York Day Women"
作者: Julia Kadlec-Wagner
刊名: The International Journal of Literary Humanities, 2015, Vol.13 (1), pp.11-17
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7912/CGP/v13i01/58298
关键词: Edwidge DanticatHomi Bhabha - Hybridity TheoryCultural Criticism
原始语种摘要: This paper examines the tenets of Homi Bhabha’s post-colonial theory of Hybridity which asks us to accept the “Third Space of Enunciation” as our ultimate destination, the point of arrival in current cultural studies that “eludes the politics of polarity”. This paper examines how Bhabha’s hybridity theory comes in and out of focus in Edwidge Danticat's short story “New York Day Women”. Do any of Danticat’s characters achieve the “other of themselves”? A contrast character to that of Danticat’s Suzette is “Girl” written by Jamaica Kincaid. Kincaid’s “Girl’ is examined to help this query. Additionally, this paper will examine Danticat’s “Day Women” from a cultural perspective and question the meaning of the plural title “Day Women” in present day American society. Using hybridity as a...
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  • there 那里
  • themselves 本身
  • shame 羞耻
  • story 故事
  • will 意志
  • plural 复数
  • paper 
  • cultural 文化的
  • meaning 意义
  • question 问题