Paradise and Storytelling: Interconnecting Gender, Motif, and Narrative Structure

Daemmrich, Ingrid G.
May 2003
Narrative;May2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p213
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the transformation of the motif's narratological functions when stories about paradise shift from men's tales of adventure and quest to women's fiction centered on complex, fluid interconnections. Interconnections between the paradise motif and masculine narratives of adventure and quest; Interconnections between the paradise motif and feminine multidirectional narratives.


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