Arabophobia in Toufic El Rassi’s Graphic Novel "Arab in America"
作者: Lobna Shaddad
刊名: The International Journal of Literary Humanities, 2015, Vol.13 (2), pp.1-8
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7912/CGP/v13i02/43924
关键词: Graphic NovelDiscriminationCivil RightsIdentity
原始语种摘要: The following study aims at depicting the difficulties that Arab-Americans face in an attempt to help them find their true identity. Thus, it sheds light on the reasons that make Euro-Americans hate, dislike and even feel afraid of Arabs. It also studies the reaction of Arab-Americans toward such oppression. This is done through analyzing the graphic novel Arab in America: A True Story of Growing up in America (2007) by the Arab American artist and writer Toufic El Rassi (1978- ). In this novel El Rassi uses images and jokes to narrate how he grows up in a country that eliminates Arabs. He also deals with some of the political events that affected Arab-Americans. He portrays the discrimination that he underwent from childhood to adolescence. El Rassi also compares his position in the...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • America 美洲
  • dislike 不喜欢
  • deals 垫板和薄板
  • writer 记录器写入程序
  • artist 能手
  • afraid 耽心的
  • attempt 试验
  • oppression 抑制
  • adolescence 青年期
  • identity 恒等性