Alice Walker 研究-個と集団の概念から見るThe Color Purple-

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Title
Alice Walker 研究-個と集団の概念から見るThe Color Purple-
Title Alternative
A Study of Alice Walker-Reading The Color Purple in the Concept of the Individual vs. the Mass-
Author
氏名 前川 裕治
ヨミ マエカワ ユウジ
別名 MAEKAWA Yuji
Subject
Alice Walker
The Color Purple
NDC
930.29
Abstract

It seems that Alice Walker wanted to make a sort of conculsion about what she had thought so far in her third novel, The Color Purple. From this point of view, her people in this novel go through the same experiences as other people in her former two novels did. In addition to this, their responsibility in The Color Purple is to make the third step, which should be a kind of goal for Alice Walker at that moment. After experiencing the suffering by the mass pressure as dependent individuals, they recognize themselves as independent individuals and then to try to find out mental bonds to tie them. It is possible to read The Color Purple in the concept of the individual vs. the mass like many other American novels in the 20th century. This means that Celie's suffering, for example, is not only women's one but also the individualm not mass, one; suffering that an independent person might be or is obliterated by the mass power. However, there are some contradictions when to try to read this novel from the viewpoint of the individual vs. mass structure. To make an analysis of its contradictions, in addition to reading The Color Purple in the concept of the individual vs. the mass, is another purpose of this paper.

Journal Title
広島女学院大学論集
Volume
39
Spage
81
Epage
116
Published Date
1989-12
Publisher
広島女学院大学
ISSN
03748057
Language
jpn
NIIType
Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version
出版社版
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Set
hju