The Similarities Between Salman Rushdie's Haroun And The Sea Of Stories

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Storytelling is observed through people from past generations to present generations. There are many ways to tell stories. In the past centuries, stories are often communicate through face to face, later stories are told through pictures. In the15th century, stories are prints into book form. Later, in 20th century, the stories are released through media, such as movies, T.V shows, radios and many more. There are many genres when it comes to stories. For example, there are romance, thriller, comedy, fantasy, and many more. These stories can be categorized into children books, adults, and youths. A particular novel named Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie, is an example of a book that can be enjoyed by all ages. The genre of this novel is fantasy folk-tales children book. Salman Rushdie writes this novel about his other book The Satanic Verses, which causes big controversy in the Islamic world. In order to express his thoughts and feelings, Salman Rushdie writes Haroun and the Sea of Stories that can be applied to adults and children. Salman Rushdie's novel reveals the connections toward the adults in the children book through themes in the novels, the archetypes in Haroun and the sea of stories, and the statement in the article " I Am Writing Blindly" by Roger Rosenblatt, which is " We are a narrative species."(Rosenblatt, 80, lines 9).…show more content…
Particulars themes like, Freedom of Speech and the Beauty of Darkness can really relates to all humanity. The theme of Freedom of Speech, is displayed in the novel, when it
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