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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 A Painful Fighter : Decoding the Power Relation of Sybylla in My Brilliant Career
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'My Brilliant Career by the Australian writer Miles Franklin attracted immediate critical attention for its depiction of the heroine Sybylla Melvyn, a unique sample of a rebellious girl forever in search of independence. This article, using Michel Foucault' s power theory as a weapon, focuses on analyzing Sybylla's social power relations and their respective operations, with a view to exhibiting the particular struggles and frustrations of the protagonist before a conclusion is made that the image of the heroine is a progressive one in itself but it also has its shortcomings.'

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