Male Dominance in Asian Literature
This paper discusses the elements of male dominance seen in three pieces of Asian literature: "A Posthumous Son" by Ye Shaojun, "When I was in Hsia Village" by Ting Ling, and "Xiaoxial" by Shen Congwen.
# 89160 | 2,025 words | 3 sources | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , Literature (World) , English (Analysis) , Women Studies (Culture)
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Male dominance can be seen in the works, "When I Was in Hsia Village" by Ting Ling, "Xiaoxial" by Shen Congwen, and "Posthumous Son" by Ye Shaojun. The paper discusses the similar elements of male dominance seen in all three stories such as images of muscularity, fallen women, the status of women, and arranged marriages. The paper asserts that the way women have been treated in the past shows that women need to continue to fight for their rights and freedom.
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