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Decay and downfall in JM Coetzee´s Age of Iron
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Language and Literature.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Downfall and decay are the two themes which this essay will be focused on, related to bothphysical and political attributes found in the novel. This essay argues that in the novel Age ofIron J.M Coetzee uses imagery of decay and downfall and its main protagonist Mrs Curren asits vehicle, to represent the social and political status of South Africa during the imminentdownfall of Apartheid during the late 20th century.

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2011. , 27 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-13746OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-13746DiVA: diva2:434331
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English
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2011-05-30, Växjö, 11:00 (English)
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Humanities, Theology
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Available from: 2011-09-14 Created: 2011-08-15 Last updated: 2011-09-14Bibliographically approved

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