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William Faulkner's "That Evening Sun": Multiple Views of Oppression

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People throughout the history have been subject to discrimination from three distinct perspectives of class, race, and gender. Those who were richer used the lower class as a tool in their service to have a comfortable life. The white oppressed the black as the other who was not similar to him in the color of skin. The male dominated the female as she was different in gender lacking the Phallus. The amalgamation of these ideas towards human being has masterly been presented in the story “That Evening Sun,” by William Faulkner. The present study, by applying Marxist approach on this story, tends to analyze how human being may be oppressed from different aspects.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 69)
F. Fakhimi Anbaran, "William Faulkner's "That Evening Sun": Multiple Views of Oppression", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 69, pp. 1-4, 2016
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