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On the Modern Anthropocentrism in Atwood’s the Edible Women, Surfacing, the Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake

Author YeZuo
Tutor YangJunFeng
School Dalian University of Foreign Languages
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Margaret Atwood The ecology of the Modern anthropocentrism
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Margaret Atwood is one of Canada 's most famous writers . As a prolific writer , she has published 14 poetry set , five collections of short stories , three literature reviews and 11 novels . So far, she has won many literary awards , including the Governor General of Canada Award , the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the British Booker Prize . In her work , Margaret natural harbor a sincere respect . The ecological ideology reflected in his works has also become a hot research literature at home and abroad . This article from the modern anthropocentric perspective of four works of Margaret Atwood : \Modern anthropocentrism means to keep the human body on the basis of respect for nature . The traditional anthropocentric and contemporary biological egalitarianism has its limitations , only modern anthropocentrism in order to achieve a real balance between man and nature . Modern anthropocentrism , I dig the root causes of the ecological crisis . This double-edged sword of the ever - expanding desires of mankind and the wrong use of technology eventually led to the fall in the endless abyss . The endless consumption leads to natural resources trampled misuse of science and technology to the entire ecosystem into a disaster . Eventually, when the face of disaster , human exposed its vulnerability , and eat the bitter fruit . Only on the basis of respect for nature at the same time keep the human body in order to make the perilous environment of human adjustment and response to achieve the ultimate harmony between man and nature .

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