Art of Narration in the Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is based on Conrad’s own experiences in the dark country known as the Congo which is itself at the heart of a dark continent. Although the novel has an autobiographical character, it is not just a straightforward narrative of his own voyage upon the Congo River. The main story of the book […]

Political Analysis of Naipaul’s A Bend in the River

V. S. Naipaul’s novel A Bend in the River is set in an unnamed African country which has just got its independence from the European power. He shows that the independence has removed the hope of eliminating ignorance. The people are no more genuine, they have become greedy and selfish, and their cultural identities are […]

The Narrative Method in Fielding’s Tom Jones

A reader cannot but be lost in the wilderness of characters and incidents that made up the epic novel, Tom Jones of Henry Fielding universally praised to be one of the masters of novels in English literature. He has presented life in its minutest details as he has observed without any presumptions. Tom Jones is […]

The Character of Tom Jones

Tom Jones is the hero of Henry Fielding’s best novel, Tom Jones. Tom’s character has given rise to sharp criticism from many eminent critics including Dr. Johnson. A victim of circumstances from the birth to the end, Tom is undoubtedly a charming character. A novel, being a picture of life through a story cannot and should […]

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