publication . Article . 2016

Hegemonic Masculinity and the Position of Men in Kathleen Winter’s Annabel

Tay Lai Kit; Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies (issn: 2202-9451, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Emerging from the1980s, the concept of masculinity has slowly started to make its way towards social studies. Instead of a singular fixed identity, masculinity has now been claimed to be branching into several types – hegemonic masculinity, complicit masculinity, marginalized masculinity, and subordinated masculinity. By utilizing the notion of hegemonic masculinity, this paper observes the thoughts and decisions made by men in Kathleen Winter’s Annabel. This paper explores and re-examines the position of men in their society with reference to the effect of hegemonic masculinity, as proposed by Connell. It is also within the scope of the study to trace the posit...
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