The Importance Of Pessimism In A Bend In The River

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In Naipaul’s view writing was basically an ordering of experience observing through the society. His novels would satisfy the expectation what would in a traditional work of art. He had given personal novels, historical novels and traditional novels. It was the well known fact that his novels always had pessimistic outlook. Through his pessimism, he exposed true state of the society. With growing maturity he had effectively given pessimism with the sense of disillusionment.
The Swedish Academy praised Naipaul’s distinct and unique style in which the usual distinction between fiction and non-fiction. Even though his fictions based on the original state of the society, he added some fictitious elements to give taste his fictions. In his novel “A Bend in the River” he represented social violence and mingled some romantic elements to relief the firing feuds tension. He was appreciated and praised by Joseph Conrad:
“Naipaul is Conrad 's heir as the annalist of the destinies of empires in the moral sense: what they do to human beings. His authority as a narrator is grounded in the memory of what others have forgotten, the history of the vanquished.”
Many of Naipaul’s fictional figures were the real portrait social and political status. He had the exact view on characters and reality to the society. In his novels it was quiet difficult to find inappropriateness in the characters as they were all suitable to their respective societies. The hero in his novels found him
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