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Title: The Convergence of Signs in Flannery O’Connor’s ”Parker‘s Back“
Authors: Hsiu-chih Tsai
Contributors: 國立臺灣海洋大學:海洋文化研究所
Date: 2011
Issue Date: 2018-06-06T02:36:21Z
Publisher: Chinese Semiotic Studies
Abstract: Abstract: Through a tattooed body image in the short story "Parker's Back", O'Connor illustrates a possibility of "convergence" in the boundary-crossing encounter of the antithetical concepts separately possessed by the protagonist Parker and his wife. This paper would like to adopt a semiotic approach developed by Roland Barthes to study first, how Parker as a sign can perform the rhetorical function of the paradoxism, and second, through his function of mediation to contribute to the construction of the narrative. Taking Parker's body as the place of meditation of the material and the spirit helps illustrate the rhetorical and symbolic power embedded in the short story that starts and completes the life of the literary narrative. The religious concept of convergence in O'Connor's " Parker's Back" will surprisingly reveal to us certain similarities between the semiotic analyses and the religious interpretation of sign functions.
Relation: 5(1) pp.42-61
URI: http://ntour.ntou.edu.tw:8080/ir/handle/987654321/46804
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