• Sociology
  • Published 2010

Sex,Anxiety,Death and Ways of Expression:Interpreting the Meaning of "Shoes" Image in Zhang Ai-ling's Novel

@inproceedings{Ailin2010SexAnxietyDeathAW,
  title={Sex,Anxiety,Death and Ways of Expression:Interpreting the Meaning of "Shoes" Image in Zhang Ai-ling's Novel},
  author={Feng Ai-lin},
  year={2010}
}
As a world-wide literary prototype,"shoes" are the symbol of "sex" both in Chinese and Western literature.Zhang Ai-ling creates in her novels a "shoes" image with multiple meanings of "sex","anxiety" and "death",not only taking over its traditional meanings but also extending its connotation.Thus the "shoes" image becomes the key to interpreting the rich and complicated inner world of female characters and bears witness to women's solitary lives.By this extension,she expresses at subconscious… CONTINUE READING