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From Power-over to Power-to: Power Relations of Women in Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun
(Impossibilia, n.4, p. 34-51, Oct., 2012, 2012-10-31)
Because of binary oppositions shaping Western thought, power has been traditionally understood as male domination or as an unevenly distributed social resource between genders. However, an analysis of the power relationships ...
The Construction of Black Manhood in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, From a Negative to a Positive Model: an eclectic theoretical perspective of Manhood
A primera vista, la obra de teatro A Raisin in the Sun, de Lorraine Hansberry, aparenta promover una imagen negativa de la masculinidad negra. No obstante un análisis ecléctico de la misma que incluye las propuestas ...
Breaking into Japanese Literature/Identity: Tatemae and Honne
(Revista Impossibilia, n. 2, Octubre 2011, 2011-10-31)
ABSTRACT: Due to the application of Euro-centered methods of interpretation, literary criticism has overlooked key social aspects that are characteristic of Japanese literature. Among these much-neglected characteristics ...
The Culture-bound Hierarchy of Manhood: An Overview of Hegemonic Masculinity and Subordinate Male Figures in Shall We DANSU?
(Revista de Lenguas Modernas, n. 12, 2010, 2010-01)
Although the concept of hegemonic masculinity was defined more than two decades ago, failure to consider the significance of cultural differences in the construction of maleness has led contemporary critics to misinterpret ...
Human Degradation: A Text-to-Film Comparison of the Human Hunts in Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game" and Golding's Lord of the Flies
Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” and Golding’s Lord of the Flies, published in 1924 and 1954, respectively, first introduced the metaphor of human hunts and they depict proto-dystopian societies where the idea of cultural ...