Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Engineering Management (Iconf-EM 2016)

Destruction and Reconstruction of Self --- An Authentic Native Son

Authors
Yuying Zhang
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Yuying Zhang
Available Online January 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iconfem-16.2016.40How to use a DOI?
Keywords
black, self, destruction, reconstruction
Abstract
As a native son of America, Bigger is a natural product of American society. He does not know where he belongs to, and how to find his way out of his bewilderment. He is a marginal man, and lives between white and black. During his life, Bigger experiences social and cultural destruction of manhood and reconstruction of his identity with authenticity. In this process, Bigger feels elated, contented with his right of making choice, with his treatment as a true human, with his sense of existence, with his ability of reaching out. It is all this satisfactions and disillusions that make Bigger to realize his true self and become an authentic native son on this piece of American land.
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Proceedings
2016 International Conference on Engineering Management (Iconf-EM 2016)
Part of series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
January 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-280-0
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2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iconfem-16.2016.40How to use a DOI?
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