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ERIC Number: EJ1118490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Between Good and Evil: Deconstructive Interpretation of "Noon Wine"
Wang, Ru; Tian, Yunyun
English Language Teaching, v9 n11 p80-84 2016
Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) is an eminent novelist in the history of American literature, especially famous for her short novels. "Noon Wine" is her important masterpiece, its plot and motif always lead to reader's deep meditation, and researches focus more on its narrative art, myth archetypes and themes. This paper tries to interpret "Noon Wine" from the perspective of deconstruction and selects several important characters to combine with the subversion of binary opposition in deconstruction, which aims to conclude that the relationship of good and evil in this story is consistent with Derrida's definition for the relation of binary opposition--supplementation. Therefore, when people interpret things or person, it would be better to be mo
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Language: English
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