عنوان مقاله [English]
Immigration literature is one of the most important areas of study in postcolonial theory. Post-colonialism was initially presented as a research branch in cultural studies. The fictional literature of Afghan migration especially those which related to West has the the most elements and components of postcolonial theory, so reading and researching immigration fiction is important based on a postcolonial perspective, especially Edward Saeed's Orientalism. From the point of view of postcolonial theory, this article intends to study the case study of Green, Red, Blue novel from Aref Farman in a descriptive and analytical way. From another point of view, this article analyzes the green, red, blue novel according to the discourse of the "East" versus the "West" which are in contrast and considered as the Self and Other.
In this novel the migrant is defined as the Other and the host community as the Self. In green, red, blue, what is important is to disrupt the equation of east and west, which leads to the placement of the "other" in the center.
Women are given ‘Other’ or ‘second sex’ in the patriarchal culture of Afghanistan which this consideration confirmed the Simone de Beauvoir and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak‘s opinions. Women are given as subaltern in Afghanistan who never given to speak. Afghan women are marginalized by patriarchal culture and society, as well as by the women by themselves, who place them in multifaceted colonialism