Lawrence1 Jeremy Lawrence English 4A, PD ⅞ Ms.Mastrokyriakos Literary Analysis A Brave New World The novel A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley he analyzes the dangers of losing one 's individualism in an advanced society. Huxley also shows what can happen when a society changes to rapidly much like the society we live in today. Aldous Huxley was born July 26, 1894 and he died November 22, 1963. Huxley also write some short stories, poetry, travelogues and even film scripts. In his novels and essays Aldous Huxley would always play the role of a critical observer of accepted traditions, customs, social norms and ideals.
In the mature period Chaucer is not only to create his own unique style works, but also to use this unique style to open the Elizabethan period of literary peak. The greatest influence of Chaucer's works was the famous drama writer, Shakespeare. Shakespeare's work was the product of his deep study of Chaucer's work. Although in the same period of literary writers, Chaucer's work is a collection of many cultures of the works, but he also created a unique style of their own. Therefore, his works are very British characteristics, praised as the father of British poetry is
3. Social Realism in Sherman Alexie’s Literary Works If we scrutinize the literary works of Sherman Alexie, we can realize that social realism has been impacted in most of his writings, especially, poems, short stories, and novels. Alexie wants to show a faithful image of social reality of postmodern age through creating characters, plot- construction, and themes. Alexie wants to highlight his subtle attitude towards social issues of his home country. What he wants to share with the people of the postmodern era is, equally true for any country of any age.
He was known as a “realist” or a “naturalist” when it came to how he wrote his novels and poems. John Steinbeck is undeniably one of the most renowned and outspoken social writers of the early 20th century with contributions from his literary works portraying the American history. Steinbeck remains to be a standing figure in the United States even after his death many years ago. It is because of the hard work and passion that he portrayed while still alive that his image penetrates to the 21st-century generation. Therefore, the first reason as to why Steinbeck became so influential in the society was because of the cultural diversified region in which he grew in.
Therefore, the injustices and inequalities of our world today are clearly communicated and observed through Andy Mulligan’s novel. In Andy Mulligan’s novel Trash, he has made a firm statement about the inequalities and injustices in the world today. One example of this is seen throughout the theme Wealth, which is explored frequently throughout his novel. The quotes “... he’d (Zapanta) built himself a palace, for the king he thought he was. (pg.
This paper aims to study one of the many Indian authors who write in English and write on Indian society but from a satellite eye of the West. Rohinton Mistry is one such seminal writer of the post modern era, under consideration, whose fiction has won various accolades across the world. This paper shall dive into a deep study of two of his major works – “Family Matters” and “A Fine Balance”, to study the nuances of Indianness and also its anxieties as put forward by Meenakshi Mukherjee in her essay, ‘The Anxiety of Indianness’. In these two texts of Mistry, this paper shall seek to decode questions of identity, place, language, culture and nation. While “A Fine Balance” is set amidst the times of Emergency in India, “Family Matters” is embedded
Therefore it will be interesting to know about political novel which is the sub genre of historical novel. The history of literature, right from the traditional epics to the modern novel, shows that all literary creations are inherently ideological and in that sense social and political. None can reject the affiliations of Ramayana, Mahabharata, Illiad, Odessy and Paradise Lost with the politics of their times. The gradual dislocation of religion as the organizing principle of life and society by politics, especially in the west, made the writers admit politics as one of the constituents of their imaginative reflection. Yet the shape and nature of the political novel in the west has not fully crystallized.
TAGORE AS A SOCIAL REFORMER AND HUMANIST ABSTRACT Tagore appears in the realm of literature is indeed a great event. Tagore represents a family of Jorasanko where atleast a dozen internationally famous men where born. His grandfather Prince Dwarkanath Tagore was one of the most cultured Rabindranath personalities in the British Empire to the extent of being a personal intimate friend of Queen Victoria. His illustrious father was one of the leading figures of Brahmo Samaj. He was affectionately addressed as Maharshi, meaning thereby a saintly personality.
Abstract : The essence of literature is to enable one to think and draw parallels between the text in concern and the day and age one lives in. This paper aims at achieving the afore-mentioned end, by examining the plethora of themes present in the novel. It also throws light on the characters who serve as mouthpieces for all that Narayan aims to convey through the text. Set against the backdrop of a fictional Indian town, the novel is a vivid description of all that the Indian society stands for. Key Words : Indian society, Archetypes, Tradition, Religion, Gender discrimination.
What is true of the educated Indian is especially true of the Indian writer because “a writer is concerned with human action and motivation behind human behavior.” Almost all major Indian novelists writing in English like Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao, Manohar Malgonkar, Bhabhani Bhattacharya, Kamala Markandaya, Nayantara Sehgal and anita Desai have diluted thus factor in their different and distinctive ways. Kamala Markandaya is a major novelist who has projected the image of India, before and after Independence, its tradition and change, its modernity, its rural surroundings as well as organization and technology. But what is most striking in her novels is the fact that multiculturalism forms the matrix of her vision. In novel after novel, she