Présence Francophone: Revue internationale de langue et de littérature


This paper focuses on the links between Ariadne or Arachne on the one hand and Sethe and Célanire on the other hand, the protagonists of Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Maryse Condé’s Célanire cou-coupé. Weaving and sewing are often used as metaphors of the texts ; however, Condé and Morrison play with that metaphor and redefine this hackneyed common place.



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