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The construction of subjectivity in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

  • Dades identificatives

    Identificador: TFG:6184
    Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11797/TFG6184
  • Autors:

    Canals Bejarano, Andrea
  • Altres:

    Data d'alta al repositori: 2023-07-25
    Resum: This paper aims to study how subjectivity is built and portrayed in Frederick Douglass’s story, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass —an autobiography written in 1845 by Douglass himself, which tries to fight for the abolitionist movement by describing a real example of slavery. Firstly, I begin by setting this paper into a theoretical framework. Secondly, I identify and discuss some of the significant aspects that characterise the construction of his subjectivity, such as identity and individuality, memory, freedom, and dignity concepts. Finally, the last section —the conclusions section —creates a round image of Douglass’s subjectivity. The results conclude that even though Douglass’s subjectivity varies throughout the story, his subjectivity is built around personal traits like identity, memory, freedom and dignity.
    Matèria: Filologia
    Idioma: en
    Àrees temàtiques: Filología Philology Filologia
    Departament: Estudis Anglesos i Alemanys
    Estudiant: Canals Bejarano, Andrea
    Curs acadèmic: 2021-2022
    Títol en diferents idiomes: La construcción de la subjetividad en La Narrativa de la vida de Frederick Douglass The construction of subjectivity in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass La construcció de la subjectivitat a La Narrativa de la vida del Frederick Douglass
    Data de la defensa del treball: 2022-06-17
    Drets d'accés: info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
    Paraules clau: Literatura Norte Americana, Narrativa de esclavos, subjetividad North American literature, Slave Narrative, Subjectivity Literatura Nord Americana, Narrativa d'esclaus, subjectivitat
    Confidencialitat: No
    Crèdits del TFG: 9
    Títol en la llengua original: The construction of subjectivity in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Director del projecte: Ortells Nicolau, Xavier
    Ensenyament(s): Anglès
    Entitat: Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)
  • Paraules clau:

    Filología
    Philology
    Filologia
    Filologia
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