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Plight of a black woman : from fictional perspective

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dc.contributor.advisor Sharma, Pritilata
dc.contributor.author Rashid, Tazrian
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-15T11:44:31Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-15T11:44:31Z
dc.date.copyright 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-08
dc.identifier.other ID 11203004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/5028
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English, 2015 en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 37-40).
dc.description.abstract The dissertation examines the struggle of a black woman under racism and sexism. Due to their race and also because of being a minority group, the African Americans had to undergo the humiliation of slavery in the 18th and 19th century in America. By examining the novels and short stories of Alice Walker and Toni Morrison I have explained the steps taken by black women to overcome the social restriction imposed on them. The time period of slavery, civil right movement is used in this dissertation. The data for this paper includes books, academic journals, and newspapers. The dissertation challenges the idea that black women are old-fashioned and not capable of gaining their independence from the white man or can’t challenge patriarchy and fight for their own freedom. To prove this I have used the text of two famous American women writers Alice Walker and Toni Morrison who have received the Pulitzer awards in 1983 and 1988 for their respective novels; The Color Purple and Beloved. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Tazrian Rashid
dc.format.extent 40 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject English and humanities en_US
dc.subject Black woman en_US
dc.title Plight of a black woman : from fictional perspective en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B.A. in English


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