Identity is created Through a Mobilisation of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’ in Relation to at Least two Malaysian Works

Hamid Farahmandian


The texts that have been selected to provide answers to the above-mentioned question are Green is the color by Lloyd Fernando and Mr.Tang’s Girls by Shirley Lim. In the former, how the post modern characteristics of self create and define the protagonist’s identity is discussed while in the latter the influence of the patriarchal society on the protagonist’s identity shaping is analyzed. The patriarchal society for which the protagonist’s father is an example is considered the other‟. The nature of the individual depends upon the society in which he or she lives. (Burke and Stets, 2009, p.3)

Full Text:




Copyright © 2012-2021 ANGLISTICUM. Journal of the Association-Institute for English Language and American Studies,Tetovo, Republic of North Macedonia.

All Rights Reserved.

The publication is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY)  View Legal Code                                                                                                                 

ISSN (print): 1857-8179. ISSN (online): 1857-8187.

Disclaimer: Articles on Anglisticum have been reviewed and authenticated by the Authors before sending for the publication.

The Journal, Editors and the editorial board are not entitled or liable to either justify or responsible for inaccurate and misleading data if any. It is the sole responsibility of the Author concerned.