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Steinbeck ecofeminism Thought

Author YangYanChun
Tutor XuWenPei
School Heilongjiang University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Ecofeminism Natural Female Dualistic thinking
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Ecofeminism is the product of the combination of feminist and ecological movements , by the French feminist scholar Francis baby ? The Jagdeo Bernie (Francoise d'Eaubonne) to expand its influence until the 1990s , have attracted worldwide attention in the 1970s , . Ecofeminism is a pluralistic theory , it is the premise of the theory is the link between the patriarchal society and the oppression of women and to dominate the natural world , aims to highlight the theme of women's culture , the female principle of nature to solve all binary rule : gender discrimination racism, class exploitation and oppression natural . In this paper, the addition method and integration method from the eco- feminist perspective to analyze the image of women in the works of Steinbeck and natural imagery, and Steinbeck in his works reflect the eco- feminist ideology . This paper analyzes the works of Steinbeck , \First analyzed and summarized the Steinbeck novel type of women living state and the fate of the cause of the tragedy of their fate and from ecofeminism point analysis ; Secondly, Steinbeck described the type of environment description , and from ecofeminism the angle point out the natural and common oppressed women causes and social significance of Steinbeck works , critical anthropocentric , patriarchal the dualistic worldview mindset and logic of domination , which called for human reconstruction in accordance with the principles of feminist and ecological overall principle of human society , eventually reach between man and nature , everything in the world of harmony and win-win .

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