MARGINALIZATION AND THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Having conducted a theoretical study we found out that society marginalization is based on difference in levels of public consciousness of various mentalities. Therefore, to eliminate negative effects of the marginalization process, it is necessary to create special conditions that would lead to evolutionary changes in people’s consciousness in places of coexistence of various cultures. The analysis of the social consciousness of modern people living in Crimea may be a useful pattern for the social life stability in regions where marginalization exists.  


THE IMPACT OF MARGINALIZATION IN JOSEPH CONRAD’S TALES AND NOVELS

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Dealing with the intrusion and interference of European imperialism in the Pacific, in the East India, in South America and in Africa, many of Joseph Conrad’s tales and novels gradually reveal the physical, psychological, social, economic, cultural or moral effects of colonialism upon both the natives and the colonizers. This paper will analyse the variety of narrative techniques used by Conrad to highlight the problematics of marginalization. For example, the poetic and allegorical discourse in The Nigger of the Narcissus (1987) allows Conrad to record individual and collective instances of racial discrimination whereas the parodical and satirical voice in An …


CHILDREN AND THE DISCOURSE OF MARGINALITY IN 19TH-CENTURY ENGLISH NOVELS

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Our paper aims at outlining the two main conceptions of childhood in the 19th century and at identifying the way in which these two conceptions manifested themselves in the literary discourse – which is a discourse of marginality – of 19th-century English writers such as Charles Dickens or Thomas Hardy. The paper’s secondary aim is to challenge readers into considering how much of the views upon childhood have changed, whether we may look back to older perspectives upon childhood and education, and upon children generally


LOCAL OR ORIGINAL? SHIFTING IDENTITIES OF TWO COLLEGE STUDENTS AND THEIR CHALLENGE TOWARD CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC MARGINALIZATION

Posted On Jul 27 2012 by

The present study aims to explore how two college freshmen inThailandnegotiate their space in an EFL classroom as both of them are from different provinces so that they face linguistic and cultural barriers and thus are labelled as “others.” The ethnographic approach based upon participant observation and a series of interviews shows how two students become aware of their own cultural background which leads them to take different approaches in order to accommodate a new challenge: one actively gets involved in a local culture while the other holds on to his own to maintain his cultural upbringing.