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Daouda COULIBALY, Performing Memory, History, and Reconciliation in Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger Version imprimable Suggérer par mail
20-02-2017
Performing Memory, History, and Reconciliation in Sherman Alexie’s
The Lone Ranger and Tonto’s Fistfight in Heaven
Daouda COULIBALY
Alassane Ouattara University
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The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud is the central dialectic of psychological trauma. People who have survived atrocities often tell their stories in a highly emotional, contradictory, and fragmented manner which undermines their credibility and thereby serves the twin imperatives of truth-telling and secrecy. When the truth is finally recognized, survivors can begin their recovery. But far too often secrecy prevails, and the story of the traumatic event surfaces not as a verbal narrative but as a symptom, Judith Herman
 
 
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