MODES OF POSTCOLONIAL RESISTANCE IN RED SORGHUM BY MO YAN
The article probes Red Sorghum to extract modes of postcolonial resistance by taking into account the ideas of Frantz Fanon and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. Mo Yan harshly criticizes colonial invaders in his native land and applies Fanon’s theory i.e. violence in return of violence and glorifies his own primitive culture. The author reacts against the mainstream literature and promotes multiculturalism in literary canon as Ngugi Wa Thiong’o did. Mo Yan firstly explores serenity of his culture, secondly intervention of colonial invaders who manipulate the simple rustic life, and finally presents resistant activism which tries to maintain the precolonial atmosphere by struggling to shove off the colonial powers. Mo Yan. This is a qualitative research which investigates Mo Yan’s way of reaction against the powers who try to intrude in the normal functioning of rustic life in Northeast China.