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Anclajes

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PEREZ, Águeda. Phallus, Wretchedness, Identity: Reading Silvina Ocampo's "La calle Sarandí". Anclajes [online]. 2008, vol.12, pp. 193-208. ISSN 1851-4669.

This article examines four works whose main characters are children who have undergone extreme experiences which will influence the development of their identities and their attitude towards the social rules of their time. These works are: "La calle Sarandí" Silvina Ocampo 1937), "The Snow Queen" (Hans Christian Andersen 18), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Lewis Carroll 1865 y 187, respectively). Ocampo's short story is analysed in depth from the perspective of gender studies in order to support the idea that the author denounces the violence through which phallocentric power keeps its hegemony and how this violence is used to annihilate feminine subjectivity. Next, this story is compared with Andersen's and Carroll's works to find out whether they are also critical of the social rules that shape the subjects' identities. As regards this, it is shown that only Carroll and Ocampo have similar characteristics that allow us to consider them both as part of the same literary tradition.

Palabras llave : Gender studies; Comparative literature; Wretched; Social rules; Identity.

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