DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.02.005
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LIU Jun-min

Abstract: Runway (2006) is the masterpiece of Alice Munro who is a famous Canadian female writer, which shows her concerns about women's living status. Through depiction of women's living states in some small places of Canada, Munro explores women's dilemmas that may lead to their inescapable and hopeless situation. The motif of Runway is running away: running away from family, marriage, religion, virtue, betrayal, and even themselves, but the result of running away is no escape and still lingering at their depressed or…

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