Women's Studies Abroad

On the Tragic Fate of Nuan in "The White Dogs Swing" from Maslow's Need Theory

Liu Fangyuan
Literature and Journalism of Xiangtan University
Journal of Daxian Teachers College 2013-3

Abstract:The short story "The White Dogs Swing" by Mo Yan takes a narration along with discussion, which fully shows the female growth and rural developing. Maslow's need theory can be used to properly understand Nuan's life and fate, which illustrates smallness and weakness in the face of destiny and reality.
Keywords:Maslow, need theory, Nuan self - fulfillment

Paper type:Published