The Female Identity and "Connection" Theme in Foster's Works - Take "Howards End" as the Main Illustration
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- Sound "Connection" View; New Woman; Demeter
In the novel "Howards End", the female identity is an important carrier "connect" theme. Existing criticism discuss Foster's stance when women also tend to unity or contradiction between the female characters and the "link" between the themes equivalent to Foster different female identity appreciation or criticism. Combining creative thought process and the overall situation Foster clarify "link" View of the intention and meaning, pointing out its contradictions individual level and social level, the situation between the ideal and reality coexist, and then from the correspondence between the themes and characters analyzes the female characters and the "Connection" and a combination of reasons, manner, purpose and meaning, and then by means of social background and intention of the author's novels reveal Foster "link" between seemingly unified view and sex positions, the real odds the true relationship.
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TY - CONF AU - Liping Dong PY - 2016/05 DA - 2016/05 TI - The Female Identity and "Connection" Theme in Foster's Works - Take "Howards End" as the Main Illustration BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Economy, Management and Education Technology PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1513 EP - 1518 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemet-16.2016.351 DO - 10.2991/icemet-16.2016.351 ID - Dong2016/05 ER -