The Myth of Patriarchy: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment

Authors

  • Kainat Naseer M. Phil Scholar, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Lahore, Sargodha campus, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Anser Mehmood HoD, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Lahore, Sargodha campus, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Farooq Hassan M. Phil, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Lahore, Sargodha campus, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)45

Keywords:

3D Model, Myth of Patriarchy, Personality Traits of Male

Abstract

This research proposes to investigate Crime and Punishment in the light of Fairlclough's 3D model in order to investigate the myth of patriarchy and all conflicts between men and women, both past and current. The author of the novel has analyzed the Russian society in which man faces numerous challenges. The novel Crime and Punishment sheds light on the characters' psychological and social struggles. In this study, the researcher wants to look into how the protagonist in the novel represents the patriarchal myth. Researcher has explored through the text that how male suffers equally to the female of the society. Researcher has applied 3D model and analyzed the text through the lens of description, interpretation and explanation. It would try to eradicate the myth of patriarchy in which man is always playing the role of villain and will help the future researchers to show more positive picture of male in today feminist world. Lastly, researcher intends to observe that how myth of patriarchy is becoming more prominent in this feminist world. In a word, researcher has found out that male characters of the text have suffered a lot and they are trying to survive in the society just like the female characters.

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Published

2022-06-30

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Naseer, K., Mehmood, A., & Hassan, F. (2022). The Myth of Patriarchy: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 6(2), 511–521. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)45