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Parody in the Three Novels by Margaret Atwood

Author LiZuoYu
Tutor FangHong
School Suzhou University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Margaret Atwood Parody Emerge The Handmaid's Tale Alias ??Grace Subversion
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Parody with duplication of critical distance , on the basis of similarity to reflect the difference between the original and pastiche , this difference tends to pass through satire . The parody features are in the process of re- interpretation of the classic game text and challenge the official discourse , thus becoming an important text both deconstruction and construction strategy in the postmodern context . Margaret Atwood known as the \Her works often use parody , this paper aims to analyze her \By going beyond the boundaries of the genre , she subverts the dualistic thinking inherent in the traditional genre , giving the edge to the right to speak . This thesis comprises five chapters . The first chapter briefly describes the life of Margaret Atwood , literature, review her work (especially the three novels ) research situation and outlines the development and evolution of the theory of parody . Chapter II exploration Surfacing \Chapter pointed out that Atwood parody aimed ideological factors in the deconstruction of traditional genres , the works in the postmodern context of Health issued a new meaning of the text as well as to promote the idea of harmonious co-existence between the sexes and between countries .

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