The sacrificial child in Maori literature

narratives of redemption by Keri Hulme, Patricia Grace, Witi Ihimaera, and Alan Duff
  • 206 Pages
  • 3.42 MB
  • English
University of Gothenburg, Department of English , Göteborg
Maori literature, Children in liter
StatementUlrika Andersson.
LC ClassificationsPR9625.6.C47 A53 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23876374M
LC Control Number2009472171

Childhood and Sacrifice in the Contemporary Maori Novel Several of the most well-known novels by Maori authors of the past decades feature a very special child that stands at the centre of the story as the saviour of its people, such as Simon in The Bone People, Toko in Potiki, Grace in Once Were Warriors, and Kahu in The Whale Rider.

Representing Nature, Magic, and Origin, this child appears Author: Ulrika Andersson. For further reading: The Sacrificial Child in Maori Literature: Narratives of Redemption by Keri Hulme, The sacrificial child in Maori literature book Grace, Witi Ihimaera and Alan Duff by Ulrika Andersson (); Women on Womenliterature and Themes, with Authors such as Margaret Atwood, Nadine Gordimer, Keri Hulme, Kate Grenville, Manju Kapoor, Monica Ali and Chandini Lokuge, ed.

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INTRODUCTION. Widely known as "the father of the African novel in English," Achebe is one of the most significant writers to emerge from contemporary Africa. "Most national myths of origin begin with some transcendent or sacrificial story of violent revolution, warfare or liberation.

This is also true of many origin myths of ethnic, tribal or other forms of social identity. This makes it appear that some act of violence is the cause of their coming into being." Ref: Robert Thornton.

To the Maya, death and sacrifice were spiritually The sacrificial child in Maori literature book to the concepts of creation and rebirth. In the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the Maya, the hero twins Hunahpú and Xbalanque must journey to the underworld (i.e.

die) before they can be reborn into the world above. In another section of the same book, the god Tohil asks for human sacrifice in exchange for fire. This number can also represent the sacrificial blood of Jesus, as He was betrayed by Judas for thirty silver act was a fulfillment of prophecy (Zechariah ).

When Judas flung the 'blood money' he was paid back into the temple, the priests did not accept it as an offering but rather decided to buy a potter's field with it. THE THEMATIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE MAGICAL CHILD The Child in Literature: Theory and History 34 Overview 34 Early Literature 41 The Romantic Child 49 The first of these clusters is a group of novels by Maori authors, in which the child is a positive, redemptive figure who, though subject to great suffering, heralds a Author: Jennifer M.

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This plan was announced at the beginning of human history, such that even the ancient Chinese knew of it. It was signed by God in the sacrifice of Abraham by pointing to Mount Moriah Continue reading "Simple but Powerful: What is the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice?".

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