The Theme Of Exile In Literature

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Title: A critical study: How Edward Said explicated the predicament of Exile through the works of 20th century writers.
The twentieth century can be considered as a highway in which the writers produced or reproduced various ideas not only in science but also in humanities such as literature. Some writers gave a birth to new ideas while the others reproduced the old ideas or themes and decorated them in a new mold. The significant theme in the twentieth century, particularly after colonization, which was wide spread in literature, history, and politics, was the theme of exile. Nevertheless, the theme of exile was never born in the twentieth century or postcolonial writers found out it, but it is a phenomenon with very long history so the writers in the twentieth century formatted it in a new model. One of the hypothesis refers to the origin of the theme of exile to the story of Adam and Eve when they were displaced from Garden of Eden as it is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible: “The Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken. After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.” (Gen 3:23-24).
Most of the writers in the twentieth century who discussed the theme of exile in their works, they had experience it either voluntary or involuntary. Some of them were displaced from their original place because

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