Ideational Representation of Women in the Diasporic Novels of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Chika Unigwe
作者: Ikenna Kamalu
刊名: The International Journal of Literary Humanities, 2018, Vol.16 (1), pp.1-12
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7912/CGP/v16i01/1-12
关键词: Ideational RepresentationDiasporaWomanhoodSelfhoodVictimhood
原始语种摘要: Semiotic modes such as literature, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, and film can be and have been used to represent social experiences and meanings. They are carriers of experiential and logical meanings that enhance our understanding of our natural, social, and spiritual worlds. Literature in particular captures the social experiences of imagined or real characters in the creative universe of the writer. It therefore represents one of the most elevated art forms in the presentation of the existential realities of the world. Twenty-first century African literature is replete with artistic representations of the dismal social conditions of the continent such as leadership failure, armed conflicts, trauma, prostitution, sex slavery, child soldiering, child trafficking, female...
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  • ideological 意识形态
  • imagination 想象
  • spiritual 精神上的
  • interrogate 询问
  • prostitution 操淫业
  • armed 武装的
  • hardly 几乎不
  • existential 存在的
  • womanhood 妇女
  • representation 表现