Beyond Obedience
作者: Zofia Reid
刊名: The International Journal of Communication and Linguistic Studies, 2014, Vol.11 (3), pp.11-20
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7882/CGP/v11i03/43632
关键词: HijabDiscourseMistrustLanguage
原始语种摘要: The hijab has, in recent years, received much attention in Western conversation, media, and literature. Of all the ‘symbols’ of Islam, it is perhaps the most controversial. The discrepancies between what ‘outsiders’ say, write, and report with reference to the hijab are subtle, and the depiction of the hijab in the West seldom relates to reality; it is often steeped in prejudice and superstition. The art and literature which hopes to elucidate it creates a romanticized and often warped or incomplete image. Media portrayals remains politically correct, yet conversations on the topic are emotion driven and often lack logic. This paper makes an inquiry into the role that language use plays in propagating the distrust of the hijab. This is achieved through an examination of several novels, a...
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  • often 往往
  • prejudice 损害
  • superstition 迷信
  • distrust 不信任
  • politically 政治上
  • conversation 通话
  • perhaps 也许
  • seldom 难得
  • emotion 情感
  • depiction 雕刻图案