This posting analyzes this short story in terms of literary elements and critical theories. It particularly examines the use of culture to create setting and characters.
Yukio Mishima's "Swaddling Clothes"
Mishima creates a unique setting as he establishes a Japanese setting for his readers. By creating this setting, Mishima also explores cultural stereotypes. By Americanizing or Westernizing Toshiko's husband, this story serves as an excellent basis for applying Critical ...
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