College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, Daqing 163319, China
The famous novel Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell takes the Civil War as the background. With the three marriage experiences of Scarlett as the main line, her strong feeling of land complex runs through the whole book. The red land at Tara witnessed Scarlett’s gradual growth and maturity, revealing the eternal blood ties between land and Scarlett. This paper, by analyzing Scarlett’s life course, explores the development of the land complex which is a process from unconsciousness to fight for the land. Scarlett’s land complex gave her a vivid image.
Scarlett; Tara; Land Complex
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