DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.07.001
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WANG Xiao-dan

Abstract: The relationship between social class and social identity is that, on one hand, social identity is linked to social class and class distinction plays the most important role in determining social identity; and on the other hand, social identity stresses the individual's subjective feelings and it refers to the perception of the individual. What is important is the effect of the psychological essence of social identity. In Oates's The Tattooed Girl (2004), an individual's perception of social identity has an im…

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