The Taboo

The Taboo

eBook - 2010
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From a Polynesian word meaning 'prohibition', a taboo is a social more that should not be broken by society's participants, for doing so can mean punishment. This book discusses the role of the taboo in Howl, Lolita, Lord of the Flies, The Miller's Tale, and many more works.
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2010
ISBN: 9781438131054
1438131054
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 275 p.)
Additional Contributors: Hobby, Blake
Bloom, Harold

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