Title

愛的膽怯與死的恐懼:談西西〈像我這樣的一個女子〉中死亡的社會想像

Translated Titles

The fear of love and fear of death: discuss about the social imagination of death in "A Girl Like Me" which is wrote by XiXi.

Authors

賴素玫(Lai Su Mei)

Key Words

西西 ; 像我這樣的一個女子 ; 死亡 ; 社會想像 ; XiXi ; A Girl Like Me ; Death ; Social imagination

PublicationName

關渡通識學刊

Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

13期(2018 / 04 / 30)

Page #

107 - 129

Content Language

繁體中文

Chinese Abstract

西西〈像我這樣的一個女子〉一文敘述從事遺體化妝師的女主角,因職業的特殊性所遭遇的命運困境。深究這篇小說可以發現,其雖以一場戀情為主線,卻傳達了重要的死亡議題。本文嘗試從人類學的角度,分別從愛情、職業與死亡三個部份做探討,發現:在女主角的生命中,愛與死是並存且並斥的;「遺體化妝師」這個職業因與死亡有著緊鄰、接觸的過渡關係,故往往被視為禁忌人物;與這個職業相關的種種符號也被與死亡做密切的連結。死亡是人類不可避免的命運。人們因為害怕死亡,連帶的也害怕並抗拒與死亡相關的人、事、物。這些都是人類恐懼死亡、抗拒死亡的種種社會想像的體現。

English Abstract

This paper tried to use Anthropology methods. Based on love, Job and death point of views to discuss "A Girl Like Me" which is wrote by XiXi. There are three conclusions as below:1. Due to the undertaker, this job is close to the things, which are related to death. Because of this job, love and death are coexistence and mutually exclusive in the life of heroine. 2. Due to the job of undertaker is related to the death, the heroine was crowd out by the people. 3. All of things are linked to the death. These are the imagining from the people was afraid and resist dying in the society.

Topic Category 社會科學 > 教育學