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ANALYSIS OF RAIN BY WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM IN TERMS OF POST-COLONIAL TERMS
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Author : Mehmet Cem Odacıoğlu  - Şaban Köktürk - Nazan Müge Uysal  
Printing Year : 2015
Number : Volume 3 Issue 1
Page : 319-326
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Cite : Mehmet Cem Odacıoğlu - Şaban Köktürk - Nazan Müge Uysal, (2015). ANALYSIS OF RAIN BY WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM IN TERMS OF POST-COLONIAL TERMS. International Journal of Languages' Education and Teaching, Volume 3 Issue 1, p. 319-326. Doi: .
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Abstract
This study dealt with the analysis of a short story, Rain by William Somerset Maugham in terms of post-colonial terms or elements. Before the analysis, the writer of the book was introduced and then the plot was explained so as to make readers familiar with the short story. In the analysis section, post-colonial elements or related terms such as missionary, colonial authority, the state of being subaltern, Manichean allegory, mimicry, ambivalence, surveillance, imperial hegemony, hybridity, essentialism, monolithic culture, alienation, dislocation, misuse of power, gender difference were analyzed from some of the excerpts whether to see how strong these concepts affect the course of the fiction. The study targeted at showing students of language & literature departments the application of the related terms or elements in such stories.
Keywords
missionary, colonial authority, subaltern, Manichean allegory, mimicry, ambivalance, surveillance.

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