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“Sister”: Narrative Style and Female Writing

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.21003 | Downloads: 19 | Views: 1503


Wei Cao 1


1 Normal College of Weifang Institute of Technology, Weifang, Shandong, 262500, China

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Wei Cao


The film “Sister” told us a family story about the relationship between sister and brother. The protagonist is An Ran as a sister in the film. After her parents died in a car accident, she had to bear the obligation of raising her young brother An Ziheng. From the perspective of narration, the film has the typical type characteristics of family ethics film, such as taking emotion as the story core, adopting linear narration and paying attention to the expression of realistic spirit. From the perspective of characterization, the film also has many characteristics in the characterization of female characters, especially the female images of the protagonists An Ran and An Rongrong. Therefore, This paper focuses on narrative style and female writing.


“sister”, Narrative style, Female writing


Wei Cao. “Sister”: Narrative Style and Female Writing. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 16-18. DOI:


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