Ondaatje's Characters Governed by Emotions: An Ahmedian Analysis on How Love and Pain Can Affect Fiction Characters
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This essay delas with the effect of emotions on Ondaatje's characters. By using Sara Ahmed's theory that they way we react and act is shaped by our contact with other people and that "emotions shape the very surfaces of bodies" (Ahmed 4) and that this in turn make us either approach or reject people, Ondaatje's main characters are analysed. It is their meeting with certain people that governs their feelings and explains the way they act.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 27 p.
Ondaatje, Sara Ahmed, emotions, pain, love, affect
General Literature Studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-79760OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-79760DiVA: diva2:644635
Subject / course
Engelska, examensarbete för kandidatexamen
2013-05-31, Umeå, 10:00 (English)
Leavenworth, Van, Assistant Professor
Lindgren Leavenworth, Maria, Associate Professor