Gender and Literature/Art

A Comparison of the Common Points between Sarah and Charles in "The French Lieutenant's Woman"

Li Yanfang, Yuan Yichuan
Kunming University of Science and Technology
Journal of Honghe University 2014-1

Abstract:The French lieutenant's woman is a typical novel to reveal existential ideas. Love story between Charles, Sarah and Tina prevails the novel and the idea of existentialism, freedom and the others have been profoundly presented. Through analyzing the relationships between various characters, this article reveals: consciously or unconsciously, a kind of mutual exploiting, stepping and conflicting relationships have been spotted between the heroes and the people around them. In total, all the members in the novel are being "the other" in this way and that.
Keywords:existentialism, the other, individual, hell

Paper type:Published