Role Of Nature In Ruskin Bond

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Ecological Concern in Ruskin Bond’s short stories

Anjan.N Dr. C. Sathoshkumar
PhD. Research Scholar Associate Professor
Department of English Department of English
Annamalai University Annamalai University
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Ruskin bond is true love of nature. Nature and ecology is one of the dominant themes in his works. One finds Wordsworth’s pantheistic philosophy in Ruskin Bond that is presence of life or spirit in every object of nature like trees, plants, rivers. He lives in Mussoorie, at the foothills of the Himalaya. The region is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, flora and fauna. Bond is worried about destroy of the natural environment in the name of development. His deep concerned is depicted his short stories. Writing with love, his pure, innocent characters represent his love for nature. They interact with animals, trees and flowers; they reflect his concern and his effort to preserve the environment through tree plantation. The stories highlight the duty and responsibility to the environment.
The aim of this paper is to highlight how Ruskin Bond has expressed her concern for nature which has been exploited by human beings in the name of urbanisation and modernisation and how the harmful effects of humans ' exploitation of nature directly affect human life and living space. This paper also study the under realm of literary theorary,
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