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Postcolonial perspective in No Longer at Ease and A Passage to India

Liaqat Iqbal, Irfan Ullah and Abdur Rehman
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Liaqat Iqbal: Assistant Professor,
Irfan Ullah: Assistant Professor
Abdur Rehman: Lecturer,

Global Language Review, 2018, vol. 3, issue 1, 114-125

Abstract: Postcolonialism with its various aspects is focused in this paper. The present study highlights the key postcolonial issues in Chinua Achebe’s novel No Longer at Ease and E. M. Forster’s novel A Passage to India. While keeping in view length of the chapters, only the first chapter of No Longer at Ease and the first three chapters of A Passage to India have been analyzed and discussed. The postcolonial issues found in these novels are ambivalence, stereotyping, mimicry, hybridity, representation, orality, binarism and marginalization. Almost both of the novels got these issues in some proportion with different contexts but still with many similarities.

Keywords: Postcolonialism; Chinua Achebe; E. M. Forster; ambivalence; stereotyping; mimicry; hybridity; representation; orality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.31703/glr.2018(III-I).07

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