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The Portrayals of Female in AmyTan and Geling Yan’s Novels

Author LuYangQiu
Tutor ZhangFuGui
School Jilin University
Course Contemporary Chinese Literature
Keywords Asian American writer Exotic imagination Self He who
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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In this paper, two Asian American writer Yan Geling, Amy Tan , as the object of study is selected . They live in an era , the historical context , the intended audience of the same, but the female self common concern with Chinese culture associated implication is rich in meaning . Regarding this article intended for a literature of this type of the test . Then explore them works show the female self - subjectivity , the desire to write and ideological factors , Complex Chinese and Chinese to imagine other issues . Purpose is to reveal : living in a cross - cultural dilemma , how Chinese women writers in the United States in its work in the textile female self . At different times , not a historical context , their spiritual pursuit of the same identity . These writers explore the cross-cultural women at the same time , it is difficult to escape the social and historical , ideological, racial factors . Their work has become a convey different cultural information medium . Amy Tan's Chinese Complex , to show and to meet the American readers to imagine the suffering of China ; Yan Geling tried to go beyond the culture of the East and the West , but her writing still could not escape the patriarchal system Ex , his works in the country has become a gender sense \see \the imagination body via narrative and deep-rooted culture , growth and death began to become rootless floating continuous construction , replacement , interactive . Cross - cultural writing here has been given a more complex meaning .

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