Passion, Humiliation, Revenge: Hatred in Man-Woman by Rina Lapidus

By Rina Lapidus

This booklet unearths the phenomenon in Russian prose during which a male protagonist unearths himself perpetuating a cycle of ardour, humiliation, and revenge inside of his relationships with ladies. by way of reading the psychological and emotional nation of the male protagonist who reveals himself in a sexual state of affairs, Rina Lapidus explores how his ardour for a girl leads the fellow into an come upon that factors him humiliation and finally ends up eliciting a robust hope on his half to punish the girl who at first arouses his erotic feeling. The male protagonist directs his fury on the girl, looking vengeance as a result of disgrace he has suffered.

Lapidus exhibits how the fellow sees himself as a hugely non secular being and reveals it tough to involves phrases along with his sexual nature. the writer argues that this denial of hope leads the fellow to take out his frustration with himself at the lady, projecting all of his faults and guilt onto her. whilst the lady brings the male protagonist low, his thirst for revenge turns into a robust driver in his existence that at last brings approximately his downfall. This ebook should be of curiosity to these learning within the parts of Russian literature, psychology, and gender studies.

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