International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    A Study of Mind Style in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus

    Adama Suleiman, Murana Muniru Oladayo, Yusuf Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 233-238
    Received: Sep. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: While the general emphasis of literary linguistics called stylistics is on the interpretation of the writer’s style, the study of mind style involves an explication of textual meaning from the reader’s perspective. The former is more writer-based while the later is more reader-biased. Interestingly, the two find their data primarily from the writer... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Objectification of Women in Adonis Durado’s “Balaki Ko ‘Day Samtang Gasakay Ta’g Habalhabal”

    Weena Mae Granada-Ampo, Joshua Golosino Rojo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 239-243
    Received: Nov. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2023
    Published: Dec. 18, 2023
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    Abstract: This research analyzed the intricate themes of objectification of women within the context of Adonis Durado's evocative poem. The study employs a qualitative-thematic approach to dissect the poem's narrative, unraveling the pervasive societal patterns that perpetuate the commodification, erosion of self-autonomy, and vulnerability of women. The ana... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Influence of Buddhist Androgyny on Woolf’s Androgyny -- A New Exploration of A Room of One’s Own

    Juan Wang, Minqin Wang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 244-252
    Received: Jul. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2023
    Published: Dec. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: This paper makes an in-depth study of the formation of Woolf’s androgynous view, pointing out that its formation not only depends on the western background, but also is greatly influenced by Buddhism. Firstly, the connotations of Woolf’s androgynous view are summarized into three aspects: desexual connotation embedded in the “One”, dynamic trait re... Show More