The study has also demonstrated a more nuanced perspective to the conception of post-apartheid South Africa as dystopia. In my analysis of colored identity, I concluded that even though the challenges facing the new democracy are enormous, there are some indications of possibilities for racial reconciliation and integration. Overall, the study has used the literature of South Africa as a basis of inquiry into its history to demonstrate that post-apartheid South Africa constitutes a state of interregnum, where the old is preventing the birth of the new, and that post-1994 South Africa is characterized by paradoxes, ambiguities and uncertainties that are indicative of disillusionment.I conclude my analysis by asserting that Maureena#39;s flight into the unknown at the end of the novel not only reflects the ... prejudice and exploitation by analyzing Lewis Nkosia#39;s Mating Birds, Njabulo Ndebelea#39;s short story aquot;Fools, aquot; and Bloke Modisanea#39;s memoir Blame Me on History. Ndebelea#39;s aquot;Foolsaquot;, though not essentially a response to the Immorality Act of 1950, since it does not explore interracial sex, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Post-apartheid and Its Representation: The Interregnum as Motif in Selected South African Novels|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|