“Disciples of Passion” by Hoda Barakat

  1. According to Julia Kristeva, “abject and abjection are my safe- guards. The primers of my culture.” In Disciples of Passion and For Bread Alone, the abject features as a way to depict and create a contour of the national culture by marking the difference between the sacred and profane, pure, impure, etc. Using one example, from the novel we have read, explain how the author uses this concept and for what purpose?

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