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Title: Narrativization of Trauma in Sebastain Barry's The Secret Scripture
Authors: Subedi, Mamata
Keywords: psychological trauma;acting out;working through
Issue Date: Feb-2018
Publisher: Faculty of Art in English
Abstract: The research paper studies the issue of the narrativization of trauma in Sebastain Barry’s novel The Secret Scripture in order to argue how narrating one's traumatic experiences can become the source of healing. It further examines on the importance of literary writing like novel in one's act of working through the painful experiences, especially trauma. In doing so, this research burrows the theoretical concepts of ''workingthrough of trauma'' by DominikLaCapra along with the ideas from Cathy Caruth.The paper concludes with the finding that the traumatic experiences can be lessened by sharing it
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