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Edisi : Vol.2, No.2 (2012)
Judul : POSTCOLONIAL READING OF KAZUO ISHIGURO’S A PALE VIEW OF HILLS
Penulis : LAILI DIAN RAHMAWATI WAHYU NURKHASANAH
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This article analyzes Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel A Pale View of Hills using Post-colonialist perspective through the portrayal of the Etsuko the main protagonist in the story. The finding shows that the novel produces ambivalent meanings: as the main character suffers from alienation and homeward bound the text also promotes submission to Western hegemony. Thus at the same time the novel challenges Western idealization it itself surrenders to it making the text a perfect subject of (post-)colonial ideology.

Kata Kunci : western idealization; alienation mimicry; resistance;
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