Sexual Awakening and Liberation——Brief Analysis on Homosexual Phenomenon of "By The Light Of My Father's Smile"

Hu Guanghua
Institute of Foreign Languages, Zhengzhou University
Journal of Hubei Radio & Television University 2009-2

Abstract:Alice Walker describes heroine Mag Delina's "nonsexual" and the homosexual relationship between Susana and Pauline. The paper discusses the key role of "nonsexual" and "homosexual" at the sisters growing process, thus points out that "nonsexual" and "homosexual" relationship are not only the strong accusation to patriarchy's ravage to female, but also the channel of the sisters stepping to awakening and reaching harmonious sexual relations.
Keywords:nonsexual, homosexual, sexual awakening

Paper type:Published