TITLE

Periphrasis, Power, and Rape in A Passage to India

AUTHOR(S)
Silver, Brenda R.
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1988, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Looks at the association between periphrasis, power and rape that structures both linguistic and social relations in the novel "A Passage to India," by E. M. Forster. Description of the scenes when the main character Adela Quested is revealing the attempted rape on her by the Indian doctor Aziz; Invitation created by Forster to readers' partcipation to witness Adela's rape; Effects of the rape on Adela.
ACCESSION #
15853716

 

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