Critical Theory - 2021 Words
The relationship between language and literature
This essay explores, the implications Saussure’s statement, “language is a social institution”, has in the study of literature, and a study of literature with other kinds of language and communication. In order to achieve this, two of the theorists, Ferdinand de Saussure and Jacques Derrida, from the Norton anthology of Critical Theory are going to be examined closely. Moreover, a brief encounter of Bakhtin’s essay, “Discourse in the Novel”,...
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