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A study of the Tale of Genji : focusing on interior monologue

Matsushita, Sachiko


This study investigates the theme of parts 1 and 2 of The Tale of Genji (Japanese, early 11th century). The tale is narrated through stories about male-female relationships: stories that use interior monologue to depict the inner lives of the characters. Interior monologue, a category of discourse that reveals thought and emotion from the character’s own viewpoint, provides insight into the character’s state of mind. The goal of the thesis is to pursue what lies behind these relationships. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2d9f05773


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