Article Title

A Defense of Anthropomorphism

Type of Work

Article

Date

3-2007

Journal Title

Mosaic

Journal ISSN

0027-1276

Journal Volume

40

Journal Issue

1

First Page

181

Last Page

196

Abstract

A comparison of Coetzee’s Disgrace and Gowdy’s The White Bone reveals that while it is possible to generate sympathy for animal being while resisting describing animal sentience in human terms, anthropomorphism can be a valuable and sophisticated strategy.

Hamilton Areas of Study

Literature and Creative Writing

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