Waiting For The Maharata Critical Analysis

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Decolonization process sand strategies in Waiting for the mahatma and Season of migration to the North
Postcolonial writers try to assert the native identity and culture by celebrating the indigenous culture and identity in all forms and shapes, against the colonizer's ideology of superiority. They also touch upon the issues of unity and nationality. This paper attempts a comparative study of decolonization process and strategies in two postcolonial literary works.
The paper concentrate on dealing with the experiences of male fictional characters in their historical and cultural contexts, at in the same time it sets out to establish parallels, similarities, and dissimilarities between experience of Arab male and the experience of Indian male.
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Through the fictional characters of Sriram and Bharati, Narayan has traced the journey of the Indians from imitation to celebration of their culture and identity. He has also shown the link between culture and imperialism and the rejection of imperial culture and colonialist ideology by the Indians. (Jajja, p: 359) in the begin Sriram admire the photo of the queen but later he was love Indian…show more content…
In Salih's version, instead of a European intellectual travelling to Africa to be corrupted by his contact with "primitive savagery," the protagonist starts out as an idealistic young man from Sudan who travels northward to Europe, where he is undone by corruption, decadence, and the mutual destructiveness of unhappy love affairs. The novel is cleverly written and well translated, with terrific insights into the relationships of southern and northern hemispheres; the colonized to their colonizers; Arabs and Europeans; and men and

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