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A Feminist Perspective of the Great Gatsby

Author LuoXiaoYan
Tutor GanWenPing
School Wuhan University of Technology
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Fitzgerald Feminism Male Chauvinism Misogyny
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Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Twenties famous American novelist, known as the \His masterpiece \Explore the theme for its disillusion many, many commentators believe that this is a classic American Dream, and analysis of the works from the romantic ideal and disillusion, followed by comments novel writing skills. So far, no writer or critic interpretation of \Fitzgerald, \Nevertheless, one can clearly feel the female characters in the novel are dependent on men exist, women are negatively portrayed, Daisy portrayed even more so. As Fitzgerald noted, women are passive in the novel, this is the book of a man. With the development of the theory of feminist literary criticism, it is necessary to re-interpretation of works from a new perspective. This paper attempts to Feminist Perspective, re-interpretation of \The papers include the introduction, body three chapters and the concluding section. INTRODUCTION section provides a brief introduction to the author and his work, and his status and contribution in the history of American literature, and briefly described the purpose and significance of the writing of this paper. The literature cited in the body of the first chapter of \The second chapter introduces the theory of feminist literary criticism, and explains the feasibility of the theory for \Use of feminist literary criticism the third chapter of \First, the paper reveals the the narrator Nick on female characters especially Daisy's interpretation of latent patriarchal consciousness and misogyny disease; Secondly, the patriarchal narrative discourse of Nick Reinterpretation of Daisy crack . Conclude, under the control of Nick male consciousness perspective, critics and readers a negative interpretation of the female characters in the text is biased, Daisy Gatsby \persons; portrayed of the female values ??and the attitude of the American society of women reflects to some extent the negative of the text on the female characters.

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