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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(12); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041215.

An Explanation for Women Images in The Concubine’s Children Based on the Other


Liu Zhao

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Liu Zhao

Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010010, China


Women’s image of “the other” originated from the shackles of the patriarchal society, and their subordinate status was established accordingly. Chinese Canadian Denise Chong, the author of The Concubine’s Children, wrote the fate of three generations of China in Canada and created many women’s images with distinctive personalities. These women all living in the patriarchal society, so they have all suffered different degrees and different aspects of the oppression in the patriarchal system. Gradually, they lost their own independent personality, and completed the transformation of “the other” image. Denise Chong reveals the poisoning and persecution of women by the patriarchal system through the description of the plight of these female characters.


The Concubine’s Children; women images; the other

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Liu Zhao. An Explanation for Women Images in The Concubine’s Children Based on the Other. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 12: 71-76. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041215.


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