Identity crisis and its negative effects on individual and familial integration in Sam Shepard's Buried Child

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Title Identity crisis and its negative effects on individual and familial integration in Sam Shepard's Buried Child
 
Creator ,Dr. Nilofer Moin Shakir, Khalil Al-Rashedi
 
Description From the ancient nation's literature to the modern world literature, identity crisis has been one of the outstanding themes in literature.The post World War II era is considered by critics as the era ofunspoken classifications, festering clashes, and hidden kinds of dissatisfaction and revolution.When the World War II ended many American soldiers rejoined their society while suffering frompsychic pain. Modern American drama, especially "Absurd Theater", considerably covers identity crisis and its effects on both individual and social levels. When American society became increasingly fragmented in the post war years it was mirrored in a fragmented theatre by an increasingly introspective and highly ambiguous drama. Americans' identity crisis is widely depicted in Sam Shepard's dramaturgy. This paper explores identity crisis in  Shepard'sBuried Child. It illustrates how Shepard dramatically portrays postmodern American's dilemma with the paradox of American identity crisis and how the characters' identity problematic issues contribute to the familial disintegration and dissonance of the postmodern American family.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-05-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4963
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Volume 6, Issue 9, September 2018; 12
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4963/4286
 
Rights https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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