Essays about: "funny boy essay"

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  1. 1. "[T]he Free Play of Fantasy" The Interrelations between Ethnicity and Sexuality in Shyam Selvadurai´s Funny Boy

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för humaniora

    Author : Åsa Svensson; [2008]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; Exile; Funny Boy; Identity; Masculinity; Selvadurai; Sexuality; Simultaneity of Discourse; and Racialised Space.;

    Abstract : The goal of this essay is to pursue a reading of ethnicity and sexuality in Shyam Selvadurai’s novel Funny Boy to show the importance of the interrelations between the two and how equally crucial both of these are in order to understand the protagonist Arjie’s journey and search for identity. To investigate the interrelation between ethnicity and sexuality, the analysis makes use of a method of simultaneous consideration that is similar to Mae Gwendolyn Henderson’s focus on “simultaneity of discourse” used by black women writers. READ MORE