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“Not evil or irredeemable”: Women, Bodies and Sorority in Donal Ryan’s All We Shall Know
It is my intention to provide an analysis of Donal Ryan’s novel All We Shall Know (2016) whose themes include an insight into the culture of the Irish Travellers, the complexity mother-daughter relationships, the burden ...
An Ecocritical Study of Sarah Orne Jewett’s The Country of the Pointed Firs
The main purpose of this thesis is to analyze whether the way of living depicted by Jewett was realistic or rather an idealization of life in rural areas and, also, which factors contribute to it being sustainable. ...
Changing Skins and Blurring Borders: Woman-Animal Metamorphosis and the Posthuman in Sarah Hall’s “Mrs Fox”
In current times, as defined by the connecting waves of technologically mediated globalisation and the intensification of threats to ecological and social stability, human impact on the other inhabitants on Earth and on ...
The fantasy of the female : gender construction in the fantasy genre
I have always been an avid reader of fantasy fiction. I enjoyed, and still do, the infinite possibilities which its created worlds offered to explore and discover a new, different reality. However, as I grew older, I began ...