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dc.contributor.authorEliza, Isa
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-24T07:59:45Z
dc.date.available2013-04-24T07:59:45Z
dc.date.copyright2013en_US
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/52178
dc.description.abstractWhen you are a fiction writer, you’re confronted everyday with the question that confronted, among others, George Elliot and Dostoevsky: what kind of world shall you describe for your readers? The one you can see around you, or the better one you can imagine? If only the latter, you’ll be unrealistic; if only the former, despairing. But it is by the better world we can imagine that we can judge the world that we have. If we cease to judge this world, we may find ourselves, very quickly, in one which is infinitely worse (Atwood 6). I do think that sometimes I hit a kind of wavelength—though I think a lot of writers do this—where I anticipate events. But I don’t think it’s very much, really. I think a writer’s job is to provoke questions. I like to think that if someone’s read a book of mine, they’ve had—I don’t know what—the literary equivalent of a shower. Something that would start them thinking in a slightly different way perhaps. That’s what I think writers are for. This is what our function is. We spend all our time thinking about how things work, why things happen (Lessing).en_US
dc.format.extent34 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanitiesen_US
dc.title"Better is never better for all” : a study of feminist dystopia in Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Lessing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five ; as narrated by The Chroniclers of Zone Threeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorMary Mazzilli
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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