The Crisis of Masculinity in the Novel Big Breasts and Wide Hips

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นัยน์พัศ อธิษฐ์พัส


Abstract: This research article aims to present findings of crisis of masculinity which was a result of social change. The study examines roles of men from narratives and dialogues between characters in Moyan’s novel ‘Big Breasts and Wide Hips’. The study found social change and female participation in economic activities have resulted in male weakness and lack of responsibility. Masculinity that changes in accordance with social and economic conditions confirms that masculinity is not male intrinsic nature but is constructed to correspond with the concept of socio-political construction.


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