DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.08.002
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YANG Han-yu

Abstract: This paper focuses on pioneer women's development of the self from the perspective of feminism in O Pioneers! (1913) and My Antonia (1994). As rigid social connections and concepts restrict women's autonomy and freedom, they must transform themselves and the world in order to survive. In order to analyze pioneer women's process of self-growth in the special period, the author of this paper compares and contrasts the specific situation, and analyzes the characteristics of the protagonists in the above two nov…

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