Analysis of the Life Tragedy of Carla in “Runaway” From the Perspective of Androgyny

Qin ZHENG, Hui LIU

Abstract


From the perspective of the theory of androgyny, this paper analyzes the embodiment and transformation of the androgyny in the protagonist Carla through her two attempts to run away and further points out that the androgyny imbalance is the primary cause of her tragic fate. Her failure to achieve a harmonious coexistence of masculinity and femininity to a state of relative equilibrium made her a victim of the patriarchal society.


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Alice Munro; “Runaway”; Androgyny

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/12186

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