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La polyphonie et le dialogisme dans L'Envers des autres

Abstract : In L'Envers des autres, there are totally nine equally important characters. The whole structure of the book is constitutive of each character’s statement of their life and expectations about the future separately and their words together allows to present a face of one district in Algiers, the capital of Algeria. Although such a structure seems to run counter to the structure of traditional novels that are closely linked by consecutive stories, in fact, Kaouther Adimi created a unit of dialogism to link all the elements. Considering the importance of polyphonic theory but few analyses were performed according to this theory, this study aims to discuss the writing technique that Kaouther Adimi used in L'Envers des autres based on the theory of polyphonic proposed by Bakhtin. This work is divided into three chapters. In the first chapter, the polyphonic characteristics of this novel will be analysed right after briefly introducing the main principles of Bakhtin's theory. The second chapter will focus on great dialogism created by the author, which implies the relations among each character, to illuminate the seemingly disordered structure of this novel. In the last chapter, a deep exploration will be conducted on how the mini dialogism consolidated the structure but at the same time brings some chaotic impressions, which reflects the intention of the author to expose the inner chaos of each character and the chaos of the society.
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Yanping Huang. La polyphonie et le dialogisme dans L'Envers des autres. Littératures. 2019. ⟨dumas-02325796⟩



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