Literary theory refers to any principles derived from internal analysis of literary texts or from knowledge external to the text that can be applied in multiple interpretive situations.
The damsel-in-distress, persecuted maiden, or princess in jeopardy is a classic theme in world literature, art, film and video games.
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Something that is now familiar when someone asks you if you are with them or with terrorists.
He theorised this idea of the in-between, through the ways in which he studied literature and culture.
This trope usually involves a beautiful or innocent young woman, placed in a dire predicament by a villain or monster, and who requires a male hero to achieve her rescue.
After rescuing her, the hero often obtains her hand in marriage.
Literary theory is a description of the underlying principles, one might say the tools, by which we attempt to understand literature.
Theirs were among the voices questioning the canon, the Western gaze and hegemony, placing new literatures on the maps of departments of literatures, and even thinking of how to read these in their own terms.
Homi K Bhabha Several names come to mind while thinking of examples of people who continue to produce new insights and arguments in the study of literature and culture.
Homi K Bhabha (Harvard University) is the first of them. He has written considerably more after these milestones in postcolonial studies, but these are still considered go-to resources for classic problems of nation and culture as constructs.
Bhabha is known for talking about hybridity and related concepts of the in-between and the third space.