Feminism Study in A Thousand Splendid Suns from the Perspective of Initiation Story
关键词:女性主义; 成长小说; 《灿烂千阳》;父权制度
A Thousand Splendid Suns is the Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini’s second novel, which received great attention before it was published. On May 22, 2007, starting in the United States, only a week sales breakthrough 1 million copies, won critical acclaim. Many critics think that A Thousand Splendid Suns is a great work beyond The Kite Runner. Novel plots cleverly designed, the flow of symbols and stream of consciousness using skillful. Besides the usual complaints about the war and the cry for women’s rights, it marks that Huseni’s writing has entered a mature stage.
This paper mainly analyzes and interprets the A Thousand Splendid Suns from the angle of women’s growth and reflects the unfortunate life of Afghan women under the background of war. From the point of view of the protagonist’s individual growth, the feminist interpretation of the A Thousand Splendid Suns can better experience the brutal reality’s dehumanization of human nature as well as the perseverance and perseverance of the Afghan women in their pursuit of a bright and beautiful character. Readers can get a deeper understanding of how Mariam maintains the beautiful nature that cannot be extinguished before the brutal fate and understands the arduous growth process of Afghan women in war. At the same time, it can also deepen people’s understanding of war and misery, as well as the significance of women as unswerving pursuits, unremitting struggles, bloody lives and self-realization as victims of relative weakness.
Key words: Feminism; Initiation Story; A Thousand Splendid Suns; patriarchy