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Deconstruction and Figurative Language: An analysis of the way language works
(Revista Comunicación, Vol. 17, No. 1, Julio 2008, 2008-07)
Far from discussing whether deconstruction is obscure, dogmatic or a problematic approach, the aim of this article is to demonstrate that the use of figurative language constitutes a clear example of the deconstructive ...
Male identities in conflict: The construction of masculinity in the characters of Devi Mahasweta’s “The Hunt”
(Revista Literaria Cuarto Propio, No.7, Mayo 2011, 2011-05)
This article analyzes the construction of masculinity in Devi Mahasweta’s “The Hunt”. Michael Kimmel and R.W. Connell’s work on gender identity are used as a theoretical support to identify the different masculine ...
Anancy stories beyond the moralistic approach of the western philosophy of being
This article analyzes Anancy’s cogni-tive and sociohistorical identity beyond the moral-istic approach of the western philosophy of being. Instead, Anancy stories are studied as a decolo-nized expression of an afrodescendant ...
Gender, discourses of respectability and the issue of Afro-Costa Rican citizenship in the journalistic work of Dolores Joseph Montout (1900-1950)
Envisioning the Greater Caribbean: Transgressing geographical and disciplinary boundaries Vol. II
This paper focuses on the relatioships among ethnicity, gender and the issue of citizenship developed during the first half of the twentieth century among the Afro-Costa Rican community, by analyzing samples of journalistic ...