Analysis of Parody in Donald Barthelme’s Short Story Bluebeard
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Parody is a method of literary creation by creating new texts and reconstructing new meanings with the help of imitation and deconstruction of previous texts. Parody is like a writer directing a new language game, however the essence is to express different creative themes and new ideological connotations. This article takes the short story Bluebeard written by American novelist Donald Barthelme as an example, trying to interpret the use of parody in short stories, and analyzes the postmodernism artistic characteristics and cultural connotation of the work.
Parody, Bluebeard, Deconstruction, Reconstruction