Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(7); doi: 10.25236/FER.2019.020721.
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,guangzhou,510320, China
The Crazed, centering on the June Fourth incident in 1989, is one of the most controversial novels written by Ha Jin, in which the author successfully reproduces a distorted and depressive world with individuals of contorted souls. This paper aims to probe into the relationship between individual and authority through analyzing three major kinds of madness depicted in the novel, and researchs how madness reveals, sustains and challenges the political rationality (or power relationship) of the society.
Madness; Power, Foucault; Ha Jin; Modern China
Wenxian QIAO.Three Representations of Madness in the Crazed. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 7: 109-115. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2019.020721.
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