TITLE

Amory's Sexual Illusion in This Side of Paradise

AUTHOR(S)
Bui, Thi Huong Giang
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Theory & Practice in Language Studies;Jan2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The present paper deals with the sexual illusion of F. Scott Fitzgerald's male character, Amory Blaine, in This Side of Paradise. Based on the close study of psychoanalytic approach and Freud's works, the main concern of the study focuses on the changes of Amory's sexual desires in different phases of his life. Due to the loss of an idealized father figure, Amory strives to become a substitute father himself and falls into sexual illusion with different women. With the aim of bringing a new way of reading and analyzing This Side of Paradise, this paper attempts to investigate Amory's sexual illusion which derives from his unstable identity and loss in his life.
ACCESSION #
87978558

 

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