Social Commentary and Internal Conflict: A Review of Alice Walker’s Meridian.

  • Oliver Arnold

Abstract

Alice Walker's Meridian provides insight into the civil rights movement and social politics through an in-depth study of the sacrifices that are required to enact change. Through manipulation of narrative structure and a depiction of the conflict between the personal and political, Meridian serves as a fundamental novel in understanding how fighting for social justice can take its toll on a person.

Author Biography

Oliver Arnold

Alice Walker's Meridian provides insight into the civil rights movement and social politics through an in-depth study of the sacrifices that are required to enact change. Through manipulation of narrative structure and a depiction of the conflict between the personal and political, Meridian serves as a fundamental novel in understanding how fighting for social justice can take its toll on a person.

Published
2018-03-08
How to Cite
ARNOLD, Oliver. Social Commentary and Internal Conflict: A Review of Alice Walker’s Meridian.. Literary Cultures, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, mar. 2018. ISSN 2516-3310. Available at: <https://journals.ntu.ac.uk/index.php/litc/article/view/72>. Date accessed: 08 feb. 2023.