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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(10); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061001.

An Interpretation of Female Images in Blindness from the Perspective of Foucault’s Power Discourse Theory


Dian Luo

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Dian Luo

School of Foreign Studies, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, 210094, China


Blindness is a movie about the epidemic of blindness. In the film, nearly all the residents of the city get infected with the virus of blindness and get quarantined in three different wards. A small community is founded in the isolation wards where there happens a story about exertion of and resistance to power. Based on Foucault’s power discourse theory, this paper attempts to analyze the manifestation of power and focuses on the female characters in the movie, and examine their resistance to power in the film.


Blindness; Power discourse theory; Foucault; Female images

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Dian Luo. An Interpretation of Female Images in Blindness from the Perspective of Foucault’s Power Discourse Theory. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 10: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061001.


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