Alienation in Peter Shaffer's the Royal Hunt of the Sun under Lacan's View Point
International Journal of Literature and Arts
Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2013, Pages: 36-40
Received: Nov. 9, 2013; Published: Dec. 10, 2013
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Fatemeh Azizi Mohammdi, Department of English Literature Branch of Arak, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research branch, Arak, Iran
Mahbobe Torkamani, M.A . In Literature, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran
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Abstract
This paper is a study on analysis of alienation in selected work of literature by Peter Shaffer's The Royal Hunt of the Sun under the view of Lacan. Through analyzing Alienation elements namely the other, identity and desire experienced by the main characters both protagonists and antagonist, this paper attempted to prove that how the feeling of being alienated is created as the people in power conquer a land and make their victims believe that they are others.
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Alienation, Desire, the Other
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Fatemeh Azizi Mohammdi, Mahbobe Torkamani, Alienation in Peter Shaffer's the Royal Hunt of the Sun under Lacan's View Point, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2013, pp. 36-40. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.20130103.13
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